It’s easy to take your eyesight for granted – until a problem throws its importance into sharp relief. An ophthalmologist explains the top five vision problems and the steps you can take to maximize your eyesight.
Water helps you keep cool in hot weather, but it can pose a risk of eye irritation and infection. Find out how to protect your eyes around pools, lakes and water parks.
Discover the truth behind questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Ophthalmologist Richard Gans, MD, answers this one.
If you wear contact lenses, you know they can make things worse when your eyes are irritated. But could you be allergic to the lens solution or contacts themselves?
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Eye allergies and eye infections are treated differently, and what works for one won’t always help with the other. Diagnosis matters most for proper treatment.
The most obvious effect of cataract surgery is seeing better, but did you know it also can help you in other ways? Here are three major non-visual benefits or surgery.
You know exercise is good if you want to tone your abs or generally feel better, but did you know exercise also can boost your eye health and protect your vision?
Do you know where the fastest muscles in your body are? Do you think your eyes stay the same size throughout your life? Discover surprising stats about the most prized of all our senses: the eyes.
Contact lenses come into contact with an extremely sensitive part of your body. If you buy them without a prescription, you risk some scary consequences, from infections to vision loss.
Laser surgery is gentler and more precise than conventional surgery, using computer-guided therapy to treat cataracts and astigmatism. Find out if you’re a candidate.