Within weeks after suffering a gruesome fishing accident, 7-year-old Colton began to lose his vision. A hastily cast fishhook had so badly damaged his eye that he needed a new cornea.
As smoke from the California wildfires spreads across the country, people are feeling the effects in their eyes, even those who live miles away from the hotspots. There are a few simple things you can do to stay comfortable.
New over-the-counter eye whitening drops may have some advantages over older drops, such as Visine, but ophthalmologists caution that any whitening drops can mask symptoms of serious disease.
A busy academic life is no excuse to take shortcuts with eye health. Many potential eye problems can strike anyone, and college students and other young adults should be especially careful about a few things related to their vision.
Ophthalmologists warn that bad contact lens habits can lead to injury and infection. What risks have you taken – or seen others take?
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