Wonder how to stop an eye twitch that won’t quit? Find answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Optometrist Stephanie Erwin, OD, fields this one.
When you have lazy eye, or weaker vision in one eye than the other, doctors often recommend patching, but researchers recently found an interesting alternative for amblyopia: a specially designed video game. In the study, it was found to be more effective than patching.
Children with genetic defects affecting cells in the retina progressively lose vision and can eventually become blind. Research now underway offers hope for gene therapy, stem cell therapies and drug therapies for hereditary retinal disorders in the future.
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?