Eye Health

Eye Health

New Treatments for Cataracts

Got cataracts? You’re in good company. Half of all 75-year-olds have developed this vision-obscuring clouding of the lens in one…

Eye Health

Better Vision Through Eye Drops

Reading glasses are a necessity for almost everyone over age 50, but a newly approved eye drop promises to make…

Eye Health

The Leading Cause of Vision Loss

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is more common than glaucoma and cataracts put together, and it’s the leading cause of vision…

Eye Health

New and Improved Cataract Care

Claude Monet, one of the founders of the Impressionist style of art, was known for using a bright, light palette…

Eye Diseases

Protect Your Eyes from Too Much Time on the Computer

All those Zoom meetings and evening TV binges can cause eye strain, dryness, headaches and more. These strategies will soothe eyes as well as protect eye health.

Eye Health

Coping With Eye Floaters

Eye floaters, the spots and strings that drift across your visual field, can range from an annoyance to a downright…

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 Health

Popular drugs that can lead to eye problems

When your doctor writes you a prescription for, say, a blood pressure medication, a drug for prostate problems or even…

Eye Health

Drooping Eyelids: Aging Isn’t Always The Cause

If your eyelids droop, chances are you simply chalk it up to aging. But that could be a mistake. What…

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...