Cataract Surgery is Common and Effective

Cataract Surgery is Common and Effective. As men and women age, their risk for cataracts increases. Starting at age 50, cataract risk rises, and that risk only grows more significant as men and women get older. The National Eye Institute predicts that, by the year...

Can You Swim with Contact Lenses?

By Aimee Surtenich Swimming with contact lenses should be avoided whenever possible to help prevent bacterial contamination of your eye. Swimming with contacts can result in eye infections, irritation and potentially sight-threatening conditions such as a corneal...

Heavy metallic elements influence AMD progression

By Lucy Piper, Senior medwireNews Reporter Researchers report associations between age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and five heavy metallic elements, in findings that highlight the detrimental effects of pollution but the possible benefits of essential elements...
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