Could Regular Pot Smoking Harm Vision?
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking pot regularly
may be linked to a limited degree of vision impairment, a new
French study suggests.
Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses?
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 80 percent of
what kids learn in their first 12 years is through their vision.
Your back-to-school checklist should include making sure your
child's eyesight is OK, an eye expert says.
Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Steroids used to help
premature babies' lungs work may increase their risk of eye
problems, a new study suggests.
Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Two servings of fish a week may be enough to lower the heightened risk for blindness that those with diabetes face, a new Spanish study suggests.
Improper Use of Contact Lenses Can Trigger Serious Eye Damage, CDC Says
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Unsafe use of contact lenses -- such as sleeping with them in place or using the same pair for too long -- is triggering serious eye injuries for many Americans, a new report finds.
Health Tip: Poor Vision in One Eye
(HealthDay News) -- Amblyopia, sometimes called lazy eye, occurs
when the brain seems to favor one eye at the expense of the other.
This leads to impaired vision in the affected eye.
Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Blindness is what many Americans fear most, a new survey shows.
Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children aged 1 and 2 years have relatively high rates of chemical eye burns, with everyday cleaners a common cause, researchers say.