Here are some interesting articles. Please check back periodically for new additions!
International Day of Older Persons is October 1st. Let's help our loved ones know the warning signs of age-related eye problems.
Keep an eye out for these 10 warning signs of age-related vision loss that can affect quality of life.
Posted on 30 September 2015 | 8:40 am
Can emotional stress cause vision problems? It's rare, but it can happen, especially among schoolkids.
Symptoms of the rare disorder called Streff syndrome.
Posted on 25 September 2015 | 9:18 am
Fall is here! Did you know that seasonal foods like pumpkin and sweet potatoes are good for your eyes?
The beta-carotene in sweet potatoes and other fall vegetables promotes good eye health.
Posted on 23 September 2015 | 4:55 am
Celebrating green eyes!
Posted on 19 September 2015 | 10:10 am
Autumn eye allergy relief tips...
Posted on 15 September 2015 | 4:40 am
Why a black eye is called a shiner. And what to do if you get one - after seeing your eye doctor, of course!
Is a black eye serious? Well, yes!
Posted on 11 September 2015 | 8:55 am
Hazel eyes are hard to describe. Are they green? Brown? Amber? Where this beautiful eye color comes from...
The scientific explanation of hazel eye color.
Posted on 8 September 2015 | 1:40 am
How chameleon eyes work both independently and together. Amazing!
Posted on 5 September 2015 | 8:50 am
Can retinal progenitor cells help people with retinitis pigmentosa? Interesting new study underway in Irvine, California.
Retinal progenitor cells may be able to reactivate degenerating photoreceptors in the back of the eye.
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 6:50 am
This infographic reminds us how important proper contact lens care is. We only have one pair of eyes and we need to take care of them!
The CDC's new contact lens infographic features tips to help prevent eye infections.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:23 am
Did you know that most contact lenses should be removed for a nap? CDC issues must-knows about contacts.
CDC report: People are taking unnecessary risks with their contact lenses.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:00 am
Researchers in South Africa are breeding sweet potatoes to produce more vitamin A to prevent blindness.
Vitamin A deficiency is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:35 am
Can corneal crosslinking be used for kids with keratoconus? A study in Ireland says it stabilized eyes of 14 young patients.
It isn't FDA-approved, but CXL may help young keratoconic eyes.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 4:10 am
Nutritionist releases alarming info about lack of nutrients in children's diets.
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 9:30 am
Truth: Eyeball tattooing is not a pretty butterfly on a flawless eye. It is hideously destructive to the eyes and vision.
Episcleral tattooing is very dangerous, as recent case studies show.
Posted on 12 August 2015 | 5:22 am
Throwback Thursday: Remember Bill Nye the Science Guy? Here's a great clip of him explaining how the eye works!
Another of Bill Nye's classic shows!
Posted on 6 August 2015 | 10:10 am
Cataract-dissolving eye drops are being studied as future alternative to surgery, especially for animals.
University of California San Diego scientists developed drops that reduced lens cloudiness in animal studies.
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 5:55 am
In the study, people who had cataract surgery tended to sleep better and think better.
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 4:30 am
Video of amazing stunt by Tom Cruise for Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Scleral contact lenses helped him pull it off.
Large-diameter scleral lenses can serve many purposes, including in the movies!
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 4:35 am
Interesting study found that lighter-eyed people could be at a higher risk for alcoholism, perhaps because of genetic factors.
University of Vermont researchers may have linked certain eye colors to alcohol dependency.
Posted on 23 July 2015 | 2:50 am
This new e-book can make a child's first eye exam more fun and less scary! And it's free to download.
Howard and the Amazing Eye Exam is a free children's e-book for tablets and computers.
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 8:05 am
Can pupillometry help prepare parents for depressive symptoms in their children?
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 7:10 am
July 12 is Different Colored Eyes Day! Learn more about the strange condition that some famous people have.
Learn more about the unusual phenomenon of heterochromia iridum.
Posted on 11 July 2015 | 10:34 am
Do you have the Omersub Zero Cube scuba diving mask? Stop using it and contact the company for replacement.
Posted on 9 July 2015 | 8:03 am
Quick and easy to prepare, this salad has lots of eye-healthy nutrients. Get the recipe...
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 2:35 am
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to know what fireworks do to eyes and other body parts.
Why bottle rockets, firecrackers and even sparklers are very dangerous to eyes.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 4:45 am
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