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What You Should Know About Drug to Grow Thick Eyelashes

It’s rare for the same medication to be used for both medicinal and cosmetic purposes. But bimatoprost (also sold under the name brand Latisse®) pulls double duty. In addition to treating glaucoma, it can be used to grow and thicken eyelashes. It’s effective for both purposes, but is it safe? Can it cause lasting changes … Read More

Take a Moment to Blink (Infographic)

When was the last time you had a staring contest? It may have been more recently than you think — in fact, it could be happening right now. Not with another human but rather with your computer monitor. Read the full story 5 Fixes for Computer Vision Syndrome

5 Fixes for Computer Vision Syndrome

The eyes have it — strain, that is. As our enthusiasm for using computers, tablets and phones grows, our eyes are paying the price. Upwards of 90 percent of computer and device users experience a problem so common there’s a name for it: computer vision syndrome (CVS). CVS comes with symptoms such as decreased or … Read More

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Tips for Choosing Sunglasses (Video)

With summer comes sunshine, and with sunshine comes exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays and white-hot glare. If you’re in the market for a new pair of shades, keep eye protection and comfort — and not just style — in mind. Some research suggests that high-energy ultraviolet rays from the sun can harm vision later in … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Corneal and External Eye Diseases

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about corneal and external eye diseases? Jeffrey Goshe, MD, of Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Monday, August 20, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be … Read More