Health Tip: Applying Eye Drops

(HealthDay News) -- Applying eye drops without the excess trickling down your face can be tricky.

Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Close to 175,000 American preschoolers struggle with common, but untreated, vision problems, a new report warns.

Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Think your spring allergies are worse than ever? You could be right, and climate change may explain it, an allergy expert says.

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors

THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It's the leading cause of permanent vision loss for Americans, but a condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be going undiagnosed too often, new research suggests.

Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 1 diabetes face the risk of developing a disease that can cause blindness, so treatment guidelines have long called for annual eye exams.

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too

TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although Zika virus is most well-known for the devastating neurological damage it can cause in the womb, a new study reports that some babies infected with Zika also may have lifelong vision impairment.

Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Do you feel like you can't ever catch a ball that comes in from your left side? A bad spot in your peripheral vision may be to blame.

Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Eye Dangers

MONDAY, April 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For decades, use of the inhaled, legal high known as "poppers" has been common in dance clubs. But new research suggests the drug might pose a danger to club-goers' vision.

Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many young Americans with diabetes aren't getting the eye exams that medical experts say they need, new research reveals.

For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another

THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs that preserve vision in people with the eye disease called age-related macular degeneration might increase the risk of another eye condition -- glaucoma, a new study suggests.