Phantom Eye Syndrome Common After Surgery to Remove Eye

Ocular melanoma patients report seeing images and shapes Fireworks. Reeds underwater. An unknown man. Patients reported seeing these very images […]

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Diabetes Drug May Lower Glaucoma Risk

Metformin — a popular oral medication used to treat type 2 diabetes — has been characterized by some as an […]

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Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System: ‘Bionic Eye’ is Incredible Breakthrough but not Right for Everyone

News stories about a ‘bionic eye transplant’ have gotten a lot of attention, but what is the reality of new […]

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Consumer Reports Pulls Recommendation for Laundry Detergent Pods

Consumer Reports has announced that it will no longer include liquid laundry detergent pods on its list of recommended laundry […]

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Over-the-Counter Costume Contacts May Contain Chemicals Harmful to Eyes

Results of Study on Over-the-Counter Contacts Concerning Sure, zombie eyes might be the crowning touch on your Halloween costume. But […]

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Happy National Doctor’s Day: Honoring Four Famous Ophthalmologists

It’s National Doctor’s Day and a time to remember the many doctors around the world who act as everyday heroes […]

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Three NBA Eye Injuries in One Month

Jrue Holiday Out With Orbital Fracture Image courtesy of TonyTheTiger via CC BY-SA 3.0 license. On March 28, New Orleans […]

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Nobel Prize Awarded to Scientists Who Helped Defeat River Blindness

Scientists William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura have won a shared 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries that […]

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Seniors With Diabetes: Are You Making the Most of Your Medicare Benefits?

One in four Americans age 65 or older has diabetes, putting them at increased risk for vision loss and blindness. […]

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