Doctors at a Sydney hospital used saline solution to remove a leech that had attached itself to an Australian woman's eyeball, news reports said Monday.
Dr. Thomas Lee painstakingly scrapes away spiderweb-like tentacles deep inside a premature baby's eye, scar tissue that is pulling apart the infant's retina.
Adults who play a lot of action video games may be improving their eyesight, U.S. researchers said on Sunday.
Taking B vitamins can prevent a common type of vision loss in older women, according to the first rigorous study of its kind. It's a slight redemption for vitamin supplements, which have suffered recent blows from research finding them powerless at preventing disease.
Sensitivity to light, a steady decline in eyesight or blurred vision can all indicate the formation of a cataract.
Space shuttle science may soon come to an eye doctor near you: Researchers are using a NASA gadget to finally tell if a cataract is brewing before someone's vision clouds over.
2009/1/21, 1 Comment
British scientists will soon begin a trial of a cutting-edge treatment using adult stem cells that could help cure certain types of blindness, they announced Monday.
Moles are famously short-sighted thanks to disruption of genes that help to grow the lenses of their eyes, scientists said on Tuesday.
An Australian woman is blind three days out of every six because her eyes involuntarily shut and she can’t open them — a mysterious medical condition that has puzzled doctors, a report said Sunday.
2008/9/29, 1 Comment