Robert Abel, Jr., MD

Robert Abel, Jr., MD, ophthalmologist, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware, and former professor of ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He is author of The Eye Care Revolution.

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…

Macular Degeneration

The Best Nutritional Defense Against Macular Degeneration

Nutrition is a widely accepted ally in the fight against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in the…

Driving

You Don’t Have to Give Up Those Car Keys

Simple steps to help keep you driving safely... Driving may be the most hazardous thing that most of us do…

Macular Degeneration

The Best Nutritional Defense Against Macular Degeneration

Nutrition is a widely accepted ally in the fight against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in the…

Eye Health

Surprising Conditions That Can Steal Your Sight

They are not eye diseases… You probably know that people with diabetes are at greater risk for eye disease. What…

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…

Appearance

Best Mascara for Contact Lens Wearers

Q: My mascara flakes off and gets on my contact lenses, which irritates my eyes. Is there a type of…