Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses?

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 80 percent of what kids learn in their first 12 years is through their vision. Your back-to-school checklist should include making sure your child's eyesight is OK, an eye expert says.

Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Steroids used to help premature babies' lungs work may increase their risk of eye problems, a new study suggests.

Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Two servings of fish a week may be enough to lower the heightened risk for blindness that those with diabetes face, a new Spanish study suggests.

Improper Use of Contact Lenses Can Trigger Serious Eye Damage, CDC Says

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Unsafe use of contact lenses -- such as sleeping with them in place or using the same pair for too long -- is triggering serious eye injuries for many Americans, a new report finds.

Health Tip: Poor Vision in One Eye

(HealthDay News) -- Amblyopia, sometimes called lazy eye, occurs when the brain seems to favor one eye at the expense of the other. This leads to impaired vision in the affected eye.

Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Blindness is what many Americans fear most, a new survey shows.

Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children aged 1 and 2 years have relatively high rates of chemical eye burns, with everyday cleaners a common cause, researchers say.

When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes who remain inactive may have higher odds for a vision-robbing eye condition, new research suggests.

Vision Trouble Can Dim Life's Prospects

THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with vision problems may face a higher risk of unemployment, poverty and mental health problems, a new British study suggests.

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.