In honor of Mother's Day, HelpMeSee is launching an online campaign so that supporters worldwide can join efforts to reduce the impact that cataract blindness has on women.
Prevent Blindness has declared May as UV Awareness Month to help educate the public on the dangers of UV and offers steps to take to protect vision today and in the future.
I sometimes wonder why, in the rush to build the medical model, so many of my colleagues seemingly abandon the retail aspects of our profession. Many ODs seem to want to forget or diminish that our historical contribution to vision has been mainly centered around the correction, refractive, and binocular vision function and development.
Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published in Ophthalmology.
"Katherine, I can't see.” Yes, yes—it was my mother calling.
Lenstatin recently introduced its nutritional supplement containing an antioxidant blend of micronutrients with anti-cataractogenic properties.
Smoking raises the risk of developing cataracts, but quitting may turn that around over time, according to a new study from Sweden.
This study of nearly 14,000 individuals ages 30 to 85 reveals a 27 percent higher likelihood of developing cataracts among statin users than among non-users.
With no sign of cataract surgery demand leveling off, Mayo Clinic researchers share need to manage costs and ensure access to treatment.
More women than men have the four leading eye diseases in the U.S.: age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.