Soft contact lenses safe for kids and teens

Infection rates no higher than for adults, and actually lowest for younger kids.

July 17, 2017 0

Laser pointers damaging kids’ eyes

Although uncommon, vision impairment from these devices can be permanent.

September 10, 2016 0

New drugs fight eye disease in later years

Treatments are keeping those with are-related macular degeneration reading and driving longer.

June 4, 2016 0

Athlete alert: Even mild hits can harm vision

Study of college players raises concerns about repetitive non-concussive impacts.

May 18, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Seeing the world for the first time’

Rare brain syndrome diagnosis provides clue to helping 20-month-old Connor Houghton’s vision.

February 12, 2016 0

See with carrots

It's true. Eating leafy greens and brightly colored veggies may stave off macular degeneration.

October 30, 2015 0

Can more outside time help kids’ eyesight?

Recent study indicates nearsightedness is less common in students assigned an extra 40 minutes outdoors.

September 25, 2015 0

Contact lens wearers may have different eye bacteria

Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection.

June 4, 2015 0