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COVID-19 Is Affecting your Eyes? Are you Taking Care?

The steroids given to COVID affected patients cause serious side effects for your liver, kidney and eyes

25 May 2021 10:04 PM

Air pollution can lead to irreversible blindness

Increase in air pollution linked to higher glaucoma risk.

27 Nov 2019 9:22 AM

Gene and cell therapy can treat blindness causing syndrome

Study finds treatment for blindness causing syndrome.

27 Oct 2019 12:41 PM

US teenage kid loses sight after living off French fries, chips, white bread: Report

He only ate fries from fish and chip shop, Pringles potato chips, white bread, slices of processed ham and sausage since elementary school.

04 Sep 2019 12:04 PM

Boy loses eye on being hit with gun pellet, 6 yrs ago he lost same eye to toy arrow

Although he has had a bespoke prosthetic eye fitted, Taylor-Jay is hoping to raise £2,500 for a 'more realistic' eye.

18 Dec 2018 10:50 AM

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Small-particle air pollution may raise risk of glaucoma in some people

Long-term exposure to black carbon, and other products of combustion, was associated with higher pressures in eye.

09 Nov 2018 10:16 AM

Wearing coloured lenses as part of Halloween costume leaves girl temporarily blinded

Her eyes were blood red the next morning and the lenses had acted as suction cups tearing cells away from the cornea.

31 Oct 2018 2:54 PM

Meditation can help lower eye pressure in glaucoma patients: AIIMS study

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in India impacting over 12 million people.

20 Oct 2018 2:31 PM

This little girl's big beautiful eyes are actually the result of a rare disorder

Children with such a condition are usually sensitive to light which offers the eye through the pupil.

19 Sep 2018 6:17 PM

Man almost goes blind after getting infected with roundworm parasite from eating raw chicken sushi

He contracted the infection from eating chicken sashimi – a type of sushi in which the meat is only seared round the edges, not cooked.

24 Aug 2018 8:54 AM

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AMD leading cause of chronic blindness in older people

Treatment can prove more effective if AMD is diagnosed early.

21 Aug 2018 2:25 PM

Viagra could be new miracle cure for blindness, say scientists

According to scientists, the little blue pills could actively repair damaged eyes and stop further loss of sight.

13 Aug 2018 1:40 PM

Blue light from smartphones, digital devices may accelerate blindness

Blue light exposure causes retinal to trigger reactions that generate poisonous chemical molecules in photoreceptor cells.

09 Aug 2018 12:51 PM

Looking to cure glaucoma? Turmeric could help

Researchers find a compound in the yellow spice can be used in eye drops to halt vision loss.

28 Jul 2018 1:45 PM

Scientists develop novel eye drop may treat age-related vision loss

The scientists' pending patents for the eye drops are now owned by US-based company, Macregen Inc.

21 Jul 2018 3:01 PM

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Cancer diagnosis tied to increased risk of diabetes

Cancer therapies such as steroids, and many chemotherapy and radiotherapy regimes can increase glucose (or blood sugar) levels.

09 Jul 2018 5:04 PM

A new pathogen can kill or blind people

It can even result in death.

08 Jul 2018 11:52 AM

Shocking: Boy left with untreatable hole in eye after playing with laser pointer

A scan revealed a large hole in macula (left part of retina), which is crucial for mapping out faces and words.

22 Jun 2018 12:25 PM

Psychological stress could cause blindness

Experts say stress reduction and relaxation techniques should be recommended as preventive measures to reduce progression of vision loss.

20 Jun 2018 2:13 PM

Too much studying is bad for you, can leave you short-sighted

The researchers said their study provides 'strong evidence' that more time spent in education is a risk factor for myopia.

08 Jun 2018 8:34 AM

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