Laser Pointers Probably Won't Damage Pilots' Eyes …

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lasers aimed at airplane cockpits likely won't damage pilots' eyes, but could lead to disaster by distracting them, eye experts warn.

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study sheds light on what is often called one of the cruelest effects of Alzheimer's disease -- the patient's inability to recognize loved ones.

Allergy Med Might Also Fight MS-Linked Eye Damage

TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An over-the-counter antihistamine used to fight allergies may have an important new role: reversing the vision loss sometimes caused by multiple sclerosis.

What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss

TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women are a majority of the 4.4 million Americans over age 40 who are visually impaired or blind, Prevent Blindness says.

Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects

WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've discovered how the Zika virus might cause severe brain and eye birth defects.

Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay

THURSDAY, March 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While many believe that vitamin C helps ward off colds, a new study suggests the nutrient might prevent something more serious -- cataracts.

Contact Lenses May Disrupt Eyes' Natural Bacteria, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, March 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contact lenses may alter the natural bacterial environment of your eyes, new research suggests.

Health Tip: If Something's in Your Eye

(HealthDay News) -- If you have something in your eye, rubbing it could cause a scratch called a corneal abrasion.

Drug Used for Preemie Eye Disease Tied to Disabilities

FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to treat an eye disease in premature infants may be linked to serious disabilities such as cerebral palsy and hearing loss, a new study suggests.

Don't Take Short Cuts With Contact Lens Care, FDA Warns

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you use contact lens solution with hydrogen peroxide and don't follow the instructions carefully, you could be putting your eyes at risk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.