Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that eye injections of the drug Avastin increase the risk of a potentially blinding eye infection may be unfounded, a new study finds.

Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment

WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eyes clouded by cataracts may one day be treated with drops rather than surgery, a new animal study suggests.

Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with blue eyes may be more likely to become alcoholics, a new study suggests.

Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study

SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Changes in bacteria populations may be one reason why people who wear contact lenses are more prone to eye infections, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasion

(HealthDay News) -- A corneal abrasion is the medical term for a scratch on the eye's cornea.

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk

THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug metformin was linked to a lower risk of developing the eye condition glaucoma in a new study.

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children, say researchers who found normal vision among most children with the learning disability.

Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New U.S. government research connects eyesight problems with poverty, and reveals that people in the southern part of the country have the highest prevalence of both poverty and severe vision loss.

Ebola Survivors May Develop Eye Disease

THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An American doctor who survived Ebola had traces of the virus in his eye fluid long after it was no longer present in his blood, his physicians say.

Health Tip: Understanding Eye Injuries in Kids

(HealthDay News) -- Parents should know what to do if something gets in their child's eyes or if the child suffers an eye injury.