April 20, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People with type 1 diabetes face the risk of developing a disease that can cause blindness, so treatment guidelines have long called for annual eye exams. But new research suggests this one-size-fits-all advice is costly and

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April 14, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person

Latest Eyesight News THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Do you feel like you can’t ever catch a ball that comes in from your left side? A bad spot in your peripheral vision may be to blame. Peripheral vision is the ability to see things that aren’t in the

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April 07, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes and Contact Lenses A properly fit contact lens should ride or float on the eye on a thin film of fluid (tear film). With each blink, this film of fluid between the contact lens and the eye is replaced with fresh fluid, allowing debris to be washed away

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April 07, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Scleritis

Scleritis Symptoms Eye Pain The eye is the organ of sight. Eye pain can be cause by conditions involving the eyeball (orbit) or be caused by conditions of structures around the eye. The eye has a number of components. These components include but are not limited to the cornea, iris,

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March 23, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Brain ‘Rewires’ to Work Around Early-Life Blindness

Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Blindness at an early age triggers the brain to make new connections that enhance hearing, smell and touch, as well as memory and language, a new study suggests. Researchers used MRIs to scan the brains of 12 people who were

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March 17, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Eyesight News THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Drugs that preserve vision in people with the eye disease called age-related macular degeneration might increase the risk of another eye condition — glaucoma, a new study suggests. People who received at least seven eye injections

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