As people age, their eyes lose the ability to focus on close objects. A new eye drop treatment called Vuity can improve vision without the need for glasses, contacts or surgery.
Orthokeratology involves wearing a specially designed rigid contact lens overnight. There’s good evidence it can help slow the progression of myopia. But like all treatments, there are risks, too.
Contact lens technology is reaching the point where science fiction meets reality. From interfaces to pressure monitors and drug release features, the contact lens industry is about to be disrupted.
Some health products haven’t been tested for the benefits that they claim to produce. Blue-light blocking lenses are promoted as helping sleep cycles, but there is no evidence to support this.
Simple hygiene goes a long way to avoid serious eye infections.
Contact lenses are safe to use during the pandemic as long as you follow strict hygiene recommendations, including frequent hand washing.
Kids need to play outside for a number of reasons, but there may even be benefit for their eyes. Here’s how sunlight helps prevent nearsightedness, or myopia.
Acanthamoeba castellanii is a very painful parasite to encounter.