Category: Eye Care

Cadavers Offer Potential Treatment for Blindness

January 27th, 2021
Retinal stem cells collected from human cadavers offer a potential treatment for blindness, according to an article published on January 19 by “Stem Cell Reports.” Human Cadavers Help with Blindness Healthy retinal pigment epithelium cells implanted u… more »

Rise in Non-Powder Gun Injuries Among Children

January 17th, 2018
 A new report shows that eye injuries tied to non-powder guns have seen a sharp increase among kids. Children and Eye Injuries Between 1990 and 2012, the rate of eye injuries tied to non-powder guns (BB, pellet and paintball) in the United States skyr… more »

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 4th, 2017
Currently more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute predicts this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030. Spread awareness this January for National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is… more »

Not Able to See at Night? It Could be Night Blindness

November 12th, 2014
Now that it is becoming darker earlier in the evenings, some people may have trouble seeing when coming home from work. Those who have this issue may have a condition called night blindness. What is Night Blindness? Night blindness is a medical condit… more »

Eye Wear vs. Eye Surgery: What is Best for You?

May 21st, 2014
Not sure if refractive surgery (also known as eye surgery) is right for you? In honor of Healthy Vision Month, Insurance Administrator of America is here to help you weigh the pros and cons of keeping your eye wear or moving on to surgery. The Pros and… more »