Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The eye's optic nerve may provide clues to a stroke patient's survival, a new study indicates.

Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy

MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A drug to treat the most common eye disease among diabetics has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy

FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema.

Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly

THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new eye-tracking method might help determine the severity of concussions, researchers report.

Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of Eye Allergy

(HealthDay News) -- Airborne allergens affect not only your nasal passages, but also your eyes. Red, itchy eyes can be uncomfortable and may even affect your vision.

Eyes Wide Shut: Key to a Keener Memory?

THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Got your heart set on a career as a detective? Here's a clue that may help you crack that first big case.

High Blood Pressure May Boost Glaucoma Risk

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term high blood pressure may increase the risk of the eye disease glaucoma, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Have Your Child's Eyes Checked

(HealthDay News) -- An annual vision exam is a good idea for children, starting in infancy. Kids at increased risk of vision problems may need to get an exam more frequently.

Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say

FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- All children should have their eyesight checked between the ages of 3 and 6, preferably every year, eye experts say.

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostaglandin analogue eye drops -- a common form of glaucoma drug -- significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with the eye disease, a new study finds.