You’ve probably seen news reports about people shining laser lights into the cockpits of airplaines. Why is this news?
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.
These seven facts about wet age-related macular degeneration could save your eyesight. Your doctor can give safe, monthly eye injections with little discomfort.
The old saying goes that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but they can also be a window into your health. Ophthalmologists often see clues in the eyes that warn of health issues elsewhere in your body. “Any ophthalmologist who does routine eye exams can detect these problems,” says ophthalmologist Richard Gans, MD. … Read More
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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in adults over age 60. Several treatments are now available to help slow or stop the disease’s progress, with some patients even getting improved vision after treatment. A recent national study led by Cleveland Clinic, compared two drugs side by side. What is … Read More
Most of us get our eyes checked routinely — especially if we need a prescription for glasses or contacts. But there’s a more important reason to get annual examinations after age 65: the changes that occur with age. Even if our vision seems fine, certain age-related eye conditions develop very slowly, notes Cleveland Clinic Cole … Read More