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Korean Researchers Look Into The Link Between Dry Eye And Smartphone Usage In Pre-Teens
It's no surprise that smartphones are having negative effects on our children's eyes. But, just how bad is the damage? Well, thanks to a new study out of South Korea, we now have a clearer understanding on... Read more
Smoking While Pregnant Is Related To Infant Retinal Damage
Doctors have known for quite some time that smoking while pregnant leads to an increased risk of giving birth to an underweight child. Now, a new study shows how smoking during pregnancy puts babies at risk of being born with a higher risk for eye diseases like glaucoma.
Eye Burns In Children Under 5 On The Rise Due To Detergent Pods
Many people love the convenience of laundry detergent pods. And, honestly, who can blame them? These pods are just great for quick and efficient cleaning. However, while these pods are extremely useful for cleaning clothes, they may come with an even larger warning label attached to them in the... Read more
Two Spanish Studies Suggest LED Screens Cause Premature Blindness
We all know that increased exposure to electronic screens is not good for our eyes. Unfortunately, new research from Spain suggests our exposure to LED screens may be even worse than previously imagined. Indeed, Spanish researchers believe we will face a global blindness epidemic if governments... Read more
One U.K. Optometrist Has Invented A Nightly Treatment For Myopia
Wearing glasses for shortsightedness could soon become a thing of the past. That's certainly what one British optometrist hopes as she unveils her amazing new nightly treatment regimen.
Baby born with one eye will get artificial eye
Little Izabella was born with just one eye. Now doctors are prepping her for a prosthetic.
Babies at Elevated Risk for Chemical Burns to Their Eyes
Children under the age of two have been found to be at a high risk for chemical burns to their eyes, with household chemicals being the most common cause of the injuries. These findings have been published this week in JAMA Ophthalmology.
Doctor Lances Large Cyst on Young Boy’s Eye.
A young El Salvadorian child went to a hospital in Sonsonante because he had a cyst, known as a chalazion, growing on his left eye.
Six Year Old Girl from Gloucester Nearly Loses Eye after Vicious Dog Attack.
A young girl from Gloucester, just six years old, nearly lost her right eye after being attacked by a dog.
A recent study could halt nearsightedness
A recent study in the US could offer hope to the millions of people around the world who suffer from nearsightedness – also known as myopia – and substantially improve their quality of life by making it easier to deal with the condition.
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