A greater intake of bioavailable carotenoids, particularly lutein/zeaxanthin and beta-carotene, has been linked to a reduced risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) based on two prospective cohort studies.
As dry eyes is one of the most common reasons for patient visits to eye care professionals, the latest issue of the journal Optometry and Vision Science focuses on progress in the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of dry eye disease.
The USPSTF has concluded that there is currently insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and harms of screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults.
The FDA has cleared the intelli-Case for use with hydrogen peroxide solutions.
Changes in bacteria populations may be one reason why people who wear contact lenses are more prone to eye infections, a new study suggests.
A recent review compared published data on the efficacy of several ophthalmic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), within and outside their FDA-approved uses.
New research suggests that a medication indicated to treat seizures could also reduce the risk of nerve damage and blindness in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a clinical advisory on ocular syphilis due to recent confirmed and suspected cases in several states.