Eye Health

Vision

Buying Eyeglasses Online? The Traps to Avoid

A basic prescription for nearsighted vision or reading is easier online. A more complicated Rx—for astigmatism or progressive lenses—is more risky.

Eye Diseases

Contact Lens Keeps Nearsightedness from Getting Worse

Myopia (nearsightedness) in children is growing in prevalence and severity. A new contact lens slows progression of myopia while correcting vision.

Vision

Protecting Your Eyes in a Screen-Focused World

Protect your eyes against unhealthy changes caused by constant focus on close-up screens—such as myopia, dry eye, cataracts and macular degeneration.

Eye Health

10 Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Ten easy, natural ways to safeguard your vision. Exercise, stress, technology and even mindfulness practices can impact eye health

Cataracts

Can You Treat Cataracts with an Eyedrop?

N-acetylcarnosine (NAC) eyedrops may stop or reverse some kinds of cataract, or at least delay need for surgery. What you need to know...

Vision

Does Lasik Eye Surgery Mean No More Glasses?

Choosing Lasik surgery so you never again have to wear eyeglasses or contacts can lead to disappointment. Here’s what to really expect...

Eye Health

Can I Make a Broken Blood Vessel in My Eye Go Away Faster?

A broken blood vessel in your eye, called subconjunctival hemorrhage, looks worse than it is...most of the time. Know what to look out for.

Eye Diseases

New Treatment Advances for Cataracts and Glaucoma

Prevent the vision loss—or even blindness—that can result from common eye diseases. Here are the breakthrough treatments to consider…

Eye Health

Great Eyeglasses for Half the Price

A pair of eyeglasses can cost hundreds of dollars, but there’s no need to pay anywhere near that much. Quality…

Eye Health

Are Blue Light Filters a Help or Hype?

Research has started to connect the dots between blue light exposure and damage to your retinas. Here’s how to protect your vision starting today.

Glaucoma

A New Kind of Glaucoma Surgery That’s Less Invasive and Works Better

These new techniques are less invasive and are changing the way mild to moderate glaucoma is managed.

Glaucoma

Stress Can Make You Go Blind

Stress can lead to a wide variety of eye conditions, from glaucoma to optic neuropathy to nearsightedness…and blindness. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Glaucoma

If I Have Glaucoma, Can I Get Cataract Surgery?

Having both glaucoma and cataracts is not uncommon as we get older. The cataract surgery must be done with the glaucoma in mind.

Vision

The Eye Exam Tests You’ve Never Heard Of

Reading eye charts and basic glaucoma tests may not find vision problems early enough. Put these tests on your eye-health radar