Cornea Transplants Riskier for Women When They Come From Men?

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who undergo a cornea transplant may have a worse outcome if their donor is a man, a new study suggests.

Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Routine eye checkups often pick up unnoticed problems, particularly in older adults, a new study says.

Xiidra Eyedrops Approved to Treat Dry Eye

TUESDAY, July 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Xiidra (lifitegrast) eyedrops have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat symptoms of dry eye disease, a group of conditions related to insufficient tear production.

Mouse Study Hints at Hope Against Blindness

MONDAY, July 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report they have regenerated parts of damaged optic nerves in a handful of blind mice, a breakthrough that might lead to a human cure for glaucoma and other nerve-related blindness.

Could 'Zaps' to the Brain Help Fight Glaucoma?

FRIDAY, July 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Electrical pulses to the brain may help restore vision in some partially blind patients, German researchers report.

Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans love fireworks, especially on the Fourth of July, but experts warn they can be dangerous if not used safely.

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An implant that helps the aging eye focus on small print and nearby objects has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Zika Can Also Strike Eyes of Adults: Report

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors in Brazil report that a man infected with Zika developed a potentially severe eye condition, in another sign that the dreaded virus can harm vision in both babies and adults.

Doing This at Bedtime Could Temporarily Rob Your Sight

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A short-lived optical sensation can lead some smartphone users to mistakenly believe they've lost sight in one eye, British doctors report.

Nearly 10 Million Americans Are Severely Nearsighted

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- About 9.6 million Americans are severely nearsighted, a new study finds.