Findings of a new study presented at the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in November 2017 have shown that people who exercise may significantly reduce their risk for glaucoma. Glaucoma Glaucoma happens when fluids build up in the front part of the eye and increase pressure, causing damage to [...]
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Findings of a new study have revealed that small opacities that cover the blood vessels in the retina, known as the retinal amyloid plaque, may indicate early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. The findings mean that caregivers, families and patients may receive an earlier diagnosis, allowing them to take the necessary action to slow the progression of the [...]
Winter’s cold weather brings with it a range of health woes and dry, itchy eyes are among them. Dr. Marissa Locy, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Department of Ophthalmology, explained that humidity generally drops in the winter as most people turn on the heat in their offices and homes to fight the [...]
A Canadian model who tried to have her eyeball tattooed purple a few months ago is now at risk of losing her eye entirely after suffering excruciating pain and compromised vision Sclera Staining Catt Gallinger, a fan of extreme body modification, underwent sclera staining, a procedure that stains the eyeball by injecting ink into the [...]
An optician has revealed that eating chocolates can help protect and boost eye health. Dr. Nigel Best also offered other tips that can help in maintaining good eye health. Antioxidant In Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate is among the most antioxidant-rich food products available and these antioxidants are a key to eye protection. Dr. Best said [...]