Protecting Your Eyes While Working From Home

March 26, 2021

As home and office space merged during the pandemic, many people said they spent more time in front of screens and suffered because of it. They complained of eye strain, headaches, and dry eye, and worried that they might be doing permanent damage to their vision. Now comes a new survey suggesting that two-thirds of....

Age-related Macular Degeneration: Poised for a New Treatment Era

February 15, 2021

For more than a decade, ophthalmologists have treated wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with eye injections given every month or two, and dry AMD with antioxidant vitamins. These treatments were groundbreaking when introduced, offering hope for the first time that this sight-threatening disease could be slowed, and in some cases stopped or even reversed.....

Week in Review: Glaucoma trials, artificial cornea, home-based care

January 15, 2021

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Week in review: Faricimab durability, mysterious floaters, frosty eyes

January 8, 2021

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 1, 2021

More than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase....