Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests

Thickness of optic nerve’s sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study periodSource: HealthDay Source:: Medline – Eye Diseases

Can Human Echolocation Replace Vision for Some People?

Scientists are studying blind people who use sound echoes to perceive their surroundings. Source:: All About Vision

Are E-Readers Affecting Your Sleep?

Viewing digital tablets shortly before bedtime seems to make falling asleep more difficult. Are you having this problem? Source:: All About Vision

New Report on Eye Strain from Digital Devices

30 percent of U.S. adults spend more than nine hours a day using digital devices, says this new Vision Council Report. Are you one of them? […]

Video: Disney Team Finds Way to Make Animated Characters’ Eyes Look Real

New techniques could make animated film characters look more human and less like dolls. Source:: All About Vision

Infographic: 8 Tips for Healthy Eyes in 2015

Want healthy eyes this year? This new infographic has great tips for you and your family! Source:: All About Vision

Opening Champagne Without Causing an Eye Injury

Celebrating with bubbly this New Year’s Eve? Watch this video for tips on keeping your eyes safe around flying corks. Source:: All About Vision

Sports Vision Poll: What Would You Do?

Eddie Lacy, the Green Bay Packers running back, wore his contact lenses for too long and now has eye irritation. He doesn’t like wearing sports goggles, […]

Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say

Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6 Source: HealthDay Source:: Medline – Eye Diseases

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease Source: HealthDay Source:: Medline – Eye Diseases

Cataract Surgery for Those with Dementia

New evidence shows that improved vision after cataract surgery enhances both cognition and quality of life for those with dementia. Source: All About Vision

Why Back To School Eye Exams Are So Important

About 25 percent of school-aged kids have vision problems. Early eye exams can help identify conditions that affect learning and development. Source: All About Vision

Macular Degeneration News

A new study links blood pressure medications to higher risk for age-related macular degeneration. Source: All About Vision

Computer Font Size and Productivity

This simple, low-tech tip could help you increase your productivity and accuracy during computer work… Source: All About Vision

New Eye-Healthy Recipes For Summertime

This chilled soup sipper or juice recipe is full of nutrients that are good for your eyes! Source: All About Vision

An Air Bag Left This Imprint on an Eye!

As the photo shows, if your air bag deploys, you might want to blink! Source: All About Vision

Cataracts and Other Common Eye Diseases

Source: Medline – Eye Diseases

The Sun and Your Eyes: What You Should Know

At what time of day are your eyes most likely to get sun damage? This brochure answers questions about UV exposure and your eyes. Source: All […]

Optic Nerve Atrophy

Source: American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Source: Medline – Eye Diseases

Optic Nerve Drusen

Source: American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Source: Medline – Eye Diseases

How to Choose the Best Lenses for Your Glasses

Time for new glasses? This article explains various lens materials and coatings, to help you work with the optician to get your best pair ever! Source: […]

Optic Nerve Pit

Source: American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Source: Medline – Eye Diseases

Genetics Home Reference: Gillespie syndrome

Source: National Library of Medicine – Source: Medline – Eye Diseases

How Wealthy Is the Nation? (Don’t Look at GDP for the Answer)

One measure of a nation’s wealth relates to the eyes. Can you guess what it is? Source: All About Vision

Eye Safety News: Fireworks Sword Recalled, Says CPSC

This handheld device has been reported to explode while in use; imagine what it could do to the eyes of your loved ones! Source: All About […]

Genetics Home Reference: Fraser syndrome

Source: National Library of Medicine – Source: Medline – Eye Diseases

What Causes Myopia? Is Your Child at Risk?

Heredity is likely a factor in nearsightedness, but researchers are discovering that lifestyle may also play a role. Source: All About Vision

A Lifetime of UV Protection [infographic by The Vision Council]

In honor of National Sunglasses Day, Jefe the dog is protecting his eyes from harmful UV rays. Are you? Source: All About Vision

Glaucoma News: Can You Reduce High Eye Pressure by Sleeping a Certain Way?

In an interesting study, researchers compared eye pressure in people sleeping flat with that of people sleeping on wedge-shaped pillows. Source: All About Vision

Eye News: Braille Phone Debuts in UK

Phone with Braille buttons provides instant communication for partially sighted or blind people. Source: All About Vision