High-Tech Glasses Instead of Eye Patch for 'Lazy Eye'?

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New, high-tech glasses may offer kids with "lazy eye" a hipper alternative to the traditional, dreaded eye patch, new research suggests.

Falls, Fights Cause Most Serious Eye Injuries: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Falls and fights are the leading causes of eye injuries that land people in the hospital, a new study finds.

Breast-Feeding Linked to Reduced Risk of Preemie Eye Problem

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding a premature infant may help reduce the risk of a serious eye problem known as retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), new research suggests.

Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injected drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) appears highly effective at treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a common diabetes-related eye disease, new research shows.

Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A common Parkinson's disease medication might hold potential for preventing or treating macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in the elderly, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Managing Astigmatism

(HealthDay News) -- Astigmatism occurs when the eye's cornea becomes abnormally shaped, causing blurry vision.

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Birth weight and growth during childhood could affect hearing, vision, thinking and memory later in life, a new study suggests.

Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your parents may have told you, "Eat your carrots, they're good for your eyes," and a new study suggests they were on to something.

Can More Outside Time Help Kids' Eyesight?

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More time outdoors may reduce the odds your young child will need eyeglasses, new research from China suggests.

Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with type 1 diabetes may not need to start screening for eye disease as early as currently recommended, a new study suggests.