WASHINGTON - Listening to enjoyable music could help save damaged sight in stroke victims, new research suggests.
Though rare but Pterygia is a common eye condition among people who spend large amounts of time outside without wearing sunglasses or clothing to shade their eyes from ultraviolet rays, particularly for farmers who works in the field for long hours. It usually affects almost 10 percent of people who lives in the tropical regions.
Wanna check yourself? Wal Mart Stores Inc. today announced that it has sharply reduced the prices for both contact lenses and youth eye- wear.
WASHINGTON - A drug used to treat patients with glaucoma, a condition that raises the pressure inside the eye and can cause blindness, is now being marketed to make eyelashes longer, darker and thicker.
Cornea is generally a tissue that is not vascularized, does not contain blood vessels and thus is less prone to acute rejection, the rate of rejection reactions in high risk corneal transplant patients is in the range of 50 percent over one year.
To prevent blindness the Riverine Health Care Initiative (RHCV) a NGO in collaboration with DDS Eye Surgery has come out boldly to offer free eye care to 300 rural dwellers at the riverine communities of Oporoza, Ogulagha and Odimodi in Warri South West and Burutu Local Government Areas of Delta State.
Glaucoma is a progressively blinding disease. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that causes progressive damage to the optic nerve which is responsible for conveying images to the brain. Glaucoma increases the internal pressure on the eyes, which is normally in the range of 10 to 20 mmHg.
WASHINGTON - Blinking frequently while sitting in front of the computer helps reduce the risk of dry eyes from prolonged use, say researchers.