Most of us take photos of our kids and grandkids because they make us smile. But these photos also can provide useful — or even life-saving — information about eye health.
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.
Could your aspirin use be putting your eyesight at risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? Learn about the health benefits and potential risks of regular aspirin use.
People with a genetic link to age-related macular degeneration can lower their risk of developing the condition by changing their unhealthful habits,
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Even though your daily contact lens routine may seem to be working well, experts say some common practices can be threatening to eye health. “It’s a lack of information,” says ophthalmologist Jeffrey Goshe, MD. “People aren’t being told to do most of the things that are standard for contact lens care.” Dr. Goshe shares these … Read More
When it comes to eye disease, your family matters. In fact, genetics play a role in several different eye diseases and conditions. For infants and children, genetics are often to blame for congenital cataracts, congenital glaucoma and eye malformations, among other conditions. For adults, both glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration are likely inherited in most … Read More