Alzheimer's drug shows promise for patients

The Macular Degeneration Association has been watching the progress of research in the Alzheimer’s field. Researchers have said that there is a gene and protein that both diseases share. However to make things clear if you have Alzheimers it doesn’t mean...

Apnea Patients Should Keep an Eye Out for Glaucoma

Apnea Patients Should Keep an Eye Out for Glaucoma by: Amy Jacob Successfully measuring the eye pressure of people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) indicated to scientists for the first time a relationship between sleep apnea and glaucoma.   Specifically, research...

Second Sight Announces Positive Five-Year Data

Second Sight Announces Positive Five-Year Data from Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System Study Results Published in Ophthalmology Show Safety and Sustained Improvement in Visual Performance for Blind Patients July 21, 2016 04:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time SYLMAR,...

Don't let your eyes get burned in the summer sun

Don’t let your eyes get burned in the summer sun By Rachel Dubrovin SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Not only is it uncomfortable to be stuck in the summer sun without a pair of shades, doctors say it can be dangerous. Optometrists say it’s especially important to protect your...
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