Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostaglandin analogue eye drops -- a common form of glaucoma drug -- significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with the eye disease, a new study finds.

Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Studies have shown that tanning beds are tied to a higher long-term risk for skin cancer, but new research finds that about 3,200 Americans wind up in ERs every year with serious burns or from passing out after an indoor tanning session.

Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts

SUNDAY, Dec. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently than less experienced pilots, which explains why they make better decisions during landings, a new study shows.

Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study

FRIDAY, Dec. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a statin to lower your cholesterol may raise your risk of developing cataracts, Canadian researchers report.

Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery patients who don't take prescribed vitamin and mineral supplements could put themselves at risk for vision problems, a new study says.

Improper Contact Lens Use Causes Millions of Eye Infections: CDC

THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans misuse contact lenses -- wearing them too long, not cleaning them properly -- and that causes almost a million cases of eye infection in the United States annually, a new report finds.

Health Tip: Don't Use Costume Contact Lenses

(HealthDay News) -- Decorative contact lenses may pose serious risks to your eye health, so experts say you should avoid them.

Google Glass Might Curb Your Vision

TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Since its initial launch in 2013, Google Glass has been touted as a revolutionary entry into the world of "smart" eyewear.

Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In the world of 21st-century medicine, organ transplantation is nothing new.

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The severity of age-related macular degeneration in one eye is associated with the risk of developing the disease and its progression in the other eye, a new study finds.