Cataracts aren’t just something people develop in older age. Some people are born with them.
They’re heavily promoted. Your optometrist may even prescribe them. But when we looked at the evidence, this is what we found.
Your faithful companion sees the world differently than you do, but it’s a mistake to assume dogs only see black, white and shades of grey.
Each rainbow is personal – the rainbow you see isn’t exactly the same rainbow the next person sees. It’s all in the eye of the beholder.
In winter, light in the northern latitudes is dim and very blue compared to summer light. Reindeer eyes have evolved to be better suited at seeing in this unique environment.
The impact of using electronic devices is critical during the first years of life, both visually and on the cognitive and social development of the child.
The first hammerhead shark was likely the result of a genetic deformity. A biologist explains how shark DNA reveals hammerheads’ history.
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.
Our study found a better way to treat eye problems in Indigenous communities – and some key considerations for undertaking culturally safe clinical trials.
The study found 30% of adults born between 1965-1970 were short-sightedness.
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.
Understanding your genes is a great way to understand certain things about yourself — yet, who we are is determined by so much more than just DNA.
Researchers are still uncovering how modern lifestyles may be causing this increase.
By looking at the eye bones and ear canals of extinct dinosaurs, researchers show that a small ancient predator likely hunted at night and had senses as good as a modern barn owl.
Parkinson’s disease may be diagnosed by looking for subtle changes in eye movements and thinning of retina layers.
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.
With online learning and social distancing, kids are spending more time staring at screens and less time outdoors. That can put them at higher risk of myopia and serious eye problems in the future.
Laser surgery is touted as a good way to get rid of eyeglasses, but not everyone is suited for it. Plenty of research should be done before taking the plunge.
Charles Bonnet syndrome refers to visual hallucinations in people with acquired vision loss, and symptoms can last for many years.
Your brain balances messages coming from lots of different places to help you see, imagine, remember and dream.