Eye Health

Glaucoma

Don’t Let Glaucoma Steal Your Sight

My eagle-eyed neighbor likes to crow about the fact that, at 60-something, she still doesn’t need glasses for reading or…

Vision

Drugs That Harm Your Eyes—and the Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Vision…

When it comes to drug side effects, among the most widely recognized are nausea, fatigue, headache and dizziness. What often…

Eye Diseases

Caffeine: All-Natural Solution for Dry Eyes

Gritty, scratchy eyes that burn—that’s the norm for the four million Americans who suffer from dry eye syndrome. But new…

Eye Diseases

Heal Your Eyes: Stye Remedies and More Natural Eye Cures

The discomfort we suffer from a stye in the eye and other eye conditions can be treated naturally at home. Best overall remedy:…

Eye Health

Guide to Eye Health—How to Save Your Eyes

When we surveyed our readers, you told us how important eye health was to you. In fact, you ranked your…

Eye Health

What Your Eyes Reveal About Your Health

Early warning signs of high blood pressure, diabetes, even stroke The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but…

Cataracts

Cataract Surgery Linked to Longer Life

Over the course of the past year, my 70-something neighbor Harold went from being a social butterfly to a recluse.…

Eye Health

Quick Fix for Puffy Eyes

If you slept in after a night of tossing and turning (or too much late-night partying), your eyes might look…

Eye Health

Vitamin A and Omega-3 Help Safeguard Sight for People with Retina Problems

Imagine how scary it would be, as a teen or young adult, to be told that you were slowly going…

Vision

Spuds for Your Peepers

Congratulations! You finished that project at work that made you look at the computer screen for hours on end. But…

Eye Health

Acupuncture Beats Patch for Lazy Eye

You’ve seen children wearing a patch over one eye, the traditional treatment for amblyopia, also known as lazy eye. This…

Eye Diseases

Relief for Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome sounds mild, but it’s not. Patients describe the sensation as scratchy, gravelly, grainy, burning and/or stinging. In…

Pink Eye

Quick Fix for Pinkeye

Quick fix for pinkeye -- and worth trying before calling your doctor: Place your thumb and index finger just below…

Eye Health

How to Remove Something from Your Eye

When something small and abrasive gets in your eye—such as a piece of sand or dirt whipped up by the…

Eye Diseases

Your Eyes and Your Health

Next time you look in the mirror, make it a point to gaze deeply into your own eyes and take…