Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise

FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eye injuries in children from certain types of guns -- such as air guns, BB guns and paintball guns -- increased dramatically between 2010 and 2012 in the United States, according to new research.

Surge in Pollen May Spur Many Cases of Dry Eye

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High pollen levels in the spring are linked to dry eye, a new study suggests.

Better Diabetes Blood Sugar Management Leads to Fewer Eye Surgeries

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive management of type 1 diabetes can reduce the risk of having a diabetes-related eye surgery by nearly 50 percent, according to a new report.

Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes

THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A small number of dogs and cats across the United States have been infected by a roundworm parasite that targets the eye, according to a new report.

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older Americans get a lot of unnecessary tests before they undergo cataract surgery, a new study suggests.

Brain's Visual Center Similar in Sighted and Those Blind From Birth

TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The way the brain organizes its visual sense is the same in people who are blind from birth and sighted people, a new study shows.

Be Careful With That Eyeliner

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Applying pencil eyeliner to the inner eyelid increases the risk that particles will get into the eye and cause vision problems, a new study warns.

Digital Compass Attached to Brain Helps Blind Rats 'See'

THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research in rats suggests a special compass might one day help blind people navigate their physical environments.

Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A number of nutrients can help keep your eyes healthy, and some may even improve your eyesight, an eye doctor says.

Health Tip: Develop Healthy Habits for Contact Lenses

(HealthDay News) -- Contact lenses can help you see better, but how you handle them can affect your eye health.