MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Injection medications can save the vision of older people with macular degeneration, but the ongoing regimen is taxing. Now a preliminary study raises the possibility that some patients can safely be “weaned off” the treatment. Researchers found that of just over 100 patientsContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A condition called “diabetic retinopathy” often threatens the vision of adults with diabetes, but new research suggests that kids with type 2 diabetes may be particularly vulnerable to the vision-robbing complication. In fact, these kids were nearly twice as likely to develop theContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Dec. 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People who undergo surgery to treat cataracts may have a lower likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. Of more than 3,000 older adults with the eye disease, those who had surgery were about 30% less likely to be diagnosed withContinue Reading