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March 13, 2020

DUBLIN — Allergan plc announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its New Drug Application for Durysta.

The drug is an eye implant designed to reduce intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. It’s described a...

February 13, 2020

Patients simply fixate their eyes on a target for 10 seconds. The system records a video

and uses machine learning to predict neurological impairment. While other eye-tracking technologies look at pupil movement, C. Light observes the retina and can detect movements 1/...

January 22, 2020

A glance to the left. A flick to the right. As my eyes flitted around the room, I moved through a virtual interface only visible to me—scrolling through a calendar, looking up commute times home, and even controlling music playback. It's all I theoretically need to do...

January 2, 2020

Diets heavy in red meat and fatty foods could help spur a leading cause of vision loss in older Americans, new research suggests.

The study found that people who ate more typical Western diets were three times more likely to develop an eye condition that robs you of you...

December 18, 2019

A parasitic worm that was thought to only infect cows has started to infect humans, mating in our eyes. Scientists are baffled as to why the worm is suddenly causing disease in humans and warn that this could be an emerging trend.

According to the recent case report, a...

November 19, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first contact lens indicated to slow the progression of myopia in children between the ages of 8 and 12 years old.

The FDA granted approval of MiSight, a single-use disposable soft contact lens, to CooperVision Inc.

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October 26, 2019

They say using your smartphone in bed is bad, but this is really bad.

Medical professionals are warning phone users about “eye strokes” after a man in China went temporarily blind after staring at his device in the dark, reports the South China Morning Post.

The man...

October 17, 2019

The U.S. National Library of Medicine reports that “blindness is a lack of vision. It may also refer to a loss of vision that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.” Though the concept of blindness commonly brings to mind a total loss of sight – a darkness...

September 24, 2019

Using tea bags on the eyes is an accessible and inexpensive home remedy. It not only aids relaxation but may also help with several eye ailments.

Evidence is accumulating to suggest that black and green tea may be useful for eye and skin health.

Camellia sinensis and Cam...

September 5, 2019

A British teenager has permanent vision loss, hearing loss, and weak bones after years of eating only select types of junk food. The teen’s doctors eventually diagnosed him with a relatively newly defined eating disorder called avoidant-restrictive food in-take disorde...

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