Category: Eye Care

Pigs Could be Key to Help Restore Lost Eyesight

August 25th, 2022
Pigs could be the key to restoring sight in people who have lost their vision due to a damaged cornea, a new study reports. New Experimental Implant In a pilot study, the implant restored vision to 20 patients with diseased corneas, most of whom were… more »

Have Dry, Itchy Eyes? Exercise Could be the Answer

February 16th, 2022
  Working out may help dry, itchy eyes, a new study suggests.   New Study on Dry Eye   Every time you blink, your eyes get covered in tear film, a protective coating that’s crucial for maintaining healthy eye function. Healthy tear film is made of… more »

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 »