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.

Goodbye to Reading Glasses?

MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new implantable eye device might make reading glasses a thing of the past, researchers report.

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn

THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The popular "pods" that hold liquid laundry or dishwasher detergent can pose a danger to kids, especially to their eyes, a new study reports.

Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety

TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study is the first to show the long-term safety of embryonic stem cell transplants to treat human disease.

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts

THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates.

Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma

THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A novel study of mice has shed new light on the molecular basis for glaucoma, which is a leading cause of blindness in the United States.