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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...

August 8, 2019

Acanthamoeba is a single-celled amoeba that's commonly found in water, soil and air, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Contact lens wearers face a risk of contracting this infection if they engage in certain practices, such as disinfect...

July 27, 2019

Clinical trials of a pair of smartglasses designed to help legally blind people to see and read letters again are currently taking place in two cities in the United States. The “bionic eye” technology is made by a Paris-based biotech firm called Pixium Vision. It consi...

Kentucky electrical worker Chris Prater douses himself in insect repellent every day to beat the bugs he encounters on the job.

But all his spraying couldn't spare him from a pernicious tick that found in the one spot he couldn't swat — his eyeball.

"You can't...

You go through life and everything is so colorful and bright that you need sunglasses.

But as time goes on, everything gets a little darker. Then you can’t drive at night anymore.

That’s cataracts, and it’s affecting people at earlier ages. More than 90 percent of people...

June 29, 2019

The TODAY anchor had to wear glasses on air for the first time in his career after developing an ulcer in his eye from sleeping with his contact lenses in.

Craig Melvin is living proof that sleeping in your contact lenses is a bad idea.

The TODAY anchor wore glasses on t...

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