One of Britain's biggest cosmetic surgery clinics claimed Sunday to have carried out the nation's first-ever eyelash transplant on a 19-year-old with a hair-pulling disorder.
The eye condition "wet" macular degeneration can be tested for at home using an Amsler grid, according to the Frankfurt-based Pro Retina self-help organization and Germany's Blind and Visually Impaired Association.
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.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.
After two strokes, he was completely blind, dependent on his cane and his wife's arm to safely walk down the street. But researchers had a hunch: They suspected that, unconsciously, the man might be sensing the world around him through his eyes better than anyone realized.