Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to treat glaucoma eye disease can also help people with vision loss linked to obesity, a new study reveals.

Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new computerized eye-training program could upend the long-held belief that glaucoma-related vision loss is irreversible, a small study suggests.

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than previously known, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Having Changes in Vision?

(HealthDay News) -- Changes in vision are common as you age, but some changes require swift medical attention. Do you know the difference?

Caucasian Boys Most Prone to Color Blindness, Study Finds

THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Caucasian boys are the most likely to be color blind, while the risk is lowest in African-American boys, a new study finds.

Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease

WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may have found a new method for treating age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.

Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?

TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise and occasional drinking may be good for your eyes, a new study suggests.

Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds

MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Global rates of blindness and poor vision have fallen sharply over the past two decades, especially in rich nations, a new study reveals.

Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study

TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Here's one more ability that seems to decline with age: color sense. A new study finds that many people lose their ability to clearly distinguish certain colors as they age, with losses typically starting around age 70 and getting worse over time.

Health Tip: Struggling With Sight

(HealthDay News) -- Concerned about gradual loss of vision? The American Academy of Family Physicians says here are potential explanations: