Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today

Eye health is a broad subject that includes conditions such as blindness, allergies, color blindness, sties, eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration (AMD), surgical procedures such as cataract surgery, cornea transplant, and vision problems including astigmatism, blurry vision, hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness).
  1. Magnetic implants used to treat 'dancing eyes'
    A research team has successfully used magnets implanted behind a person's eyes to treat nystagmus, a condition characterised by involuntary eye movements.
  2. Histoplasmosis: Causes, risk factors, and treatment
    Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection with a variety of flu-like symptoms. Although it is not contagious, it can cause chronic complications. Learn more.
  3. Is your doctor prescribing the wrong treatment for pink eye?
    Ophthalmologists urge practitioners to stop overprescribing antibiotics for a common eye infection that typically clears up without medication.
  4. Dressmakers found to have needle-sharp 3-D vision
    Study finds seamstresses possess stereoscopic superpowers.Haute couture can be credited for enhancing more than catwalks and red carpets.
  5. Eye stroke: Symptoms, risks, and treatment
    In this article, learn about what an eye stroke is. How is an eye stroke diagnosed, how can it be prevented, and what treatment is available?