THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Lasik eye surgery is a common vision-correcting procedure that many Americans view as safe and effective, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has now drafted guidance that warns of potential complications. Although many patients are happy with the results after surgery, theContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — One of the two most common drugs used to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) appears better than the other, a new, small study suggests. Among 106 patients with “wet” age-related macular degeneration, 50% of those treated with aflibercept (Eylea) could be weaned offContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Eyes may be your window to good health. Patient Barbara Krupar, a 65-year-old Ohio retiree, learned this firsthand. Krupar made an appointment with her ophthalmologist after experiencing disturbing vision changes. Dr. Nicole Bajic detected possible early warning signs of a stroke. She advisedContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Oct. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — An experimental gene therapy offers hope for rapid improvement in the night vision of adults who have a congenital form of childhood-onset blindness, researchers report. In this ongoing clinical trial at the Scheie Eye Institute in the Perelman School of Medicine at theContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes allergies can lead to pink, irritated eyes. But allergic conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” may have a simple fix: physical fitness. That’s the conclusion of researchers in Taiwan who tracked health data of more than 1.2 million children. The kids were examined atContinue Reading