More Americans are becoming nearsighted, but it is not clear why, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.
Style and comfort more often than not trump consideration of eye protection when purchasing eyewear.
A 60-year-old U.S. grandmother, blind for nearly a decade, has recovered her sight after surgeons implanted a tooth in her eye as a base to hold a tiny plastic lens, her doctors said Wednesday.
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.