Looking for a Powerful Low-Vision Device? Turn to Your Smartphone

Looking for a Powerful Low-Vision Device? Turn to Your Smartphone

Have you ever found yourself in a dark restaurant, unable to read the menu? Maybe you forgot your glasses. Maybe…

Seeing a Sparkly Visual Disturbance? It Could Be an Ocular Migraine

Seeing a Sparkly Visual Disturbance? It Could Be an Ocular Migraine

One December day, as I sat in front of my computer, a sparkling, glittery object took over my sight. A…

Simple and Effective Strategies for Coping with Vision Loss

Simple and Effective Strategies for Coping with Vision Loss

Close your eyes. Now go get a soda out of the refrigerator. Are you sure you have the right thing?…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Surgery Can Eliminate Vision Problems Related to Droopy Eyelids

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Surgery Can Eliminate Vision Problems Related to Droopy Eyelids

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My droopy eyelids have worsened significantly over the past few years, but I’m hesitant to have surgery…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Complications that Result in Loss of Vision after LASIK are Rare

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Complications that Result in Loss of Vision after LASIK are Rare

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the risks of LASIK surgery, and will my vision deteriorate again over time, even after…

Rising Myopia in Children

Rising Myopia in Children

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) reports that 40% of kids in the U.S. today have myopia, a dramatic uptick…

All Eyes on Lasik

All Eyes on Lasik

While the vision correction surgery is effective, it may not be right for everyone A week after having Lasik vision correction…

Eye Opener

Eye Opener

Floaters and flashing lights? It could be a retinal detachment Christmas 2006 is a day I’ll never forget. My husband and…

Three ways to protect your vision

Three ways to protect your vision

Source: American Optometric Association Everywhere we look, we’re reading, shopping, banking or being entertained online with digital devices small and…

Eat to see clearly

Eat to see clearly

By Carrie Dennett, M.P.H., R.D.N., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter We often take our sight for granted until it starts to fade.…

To save your vision, doctors look deep into your eyes

To save your vision, doctors look deep into your eyes

By Richard Gans, M.D. If you want to see inside a room, do you peek through the keyhole or open…

Use sunglasses for vision protection starting at a young age

Use sunglasses for vision protection starting at a young age

By Heidi Godman Harvard Health Blog When kids pack for summer camp or other time outdoors, sunglasses aren’t always at…

The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

Simple and effective, removing a cataract is the sensible and first step to better sight By Terri Yablonsky Stat Gone are the days…