Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Birth weight and growth during childhood could affect hearing, vision, thinking and memory later in life, a new study suggests.

Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your parents may have told you, "Eat your carrots, they're good for your eyes," and a new study suggests they were on to something.

Can More Outside Time Help Kids' Eyesight?

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More time outdoors may reduce the odds your young child will need eyeglasses, new research from China suggests.

Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with type 1 diabetes may not need to start screening for eye disease as early as currently recommended, a new study suggests.

Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that eye injections of the drug Avastin increase the risk of a potentially blinding eye infection may be unfounded, a new study finds.

Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment

WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eyes clouded by cataracts may one day be treated with drops rather than surgery, a new animal study suggests.

Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with blue eyes may be more likely to become alcoholics, a new study suggests.

Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study

SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Changes in bacteria populations may be one reason why people who wear contact lenses are more prone to eye infections, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasion

(HealthDay News) -- A corneal abrasion is the medical term for a scratch on the eye's cornea.

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk

THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug metformin was linked to a lower risk of developing the eye condition glaucoma in a new study.