Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today

Eye health is a broad subject that includes conditions such as blindness, allergies, color blindness, sties, eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration (AMD), surgical procedures such as cataract surgery, cornea transplant, and vision problems including astigmatism, blurry vision, hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness).
  1. All you need to know about epiretinal membrane
    A look at the condition epiretinal membranes (ERMs). We examine the risk factors and complications, along with how to prevent the condition, here.
  2. Brown, blue, green, and hazel: What is the secret behind eye color?
    Human eyes display an impressive color palette, ranging from dark brown through shades of green, and to light blue. But what determines these unique hues?
  3. Pseudophakia (IOL): Signs you need them and complications
    When do you need artificial lenses for the eyes? Find out here along with more information on the specific types and how they are implanted.
  4. Vitrectomy: Procedure, complications, and recovery
    Learn more about vitrectomy, a procedure that involves removing fluid from the eye. We look at why it may be needed, and the risks and complications.
  5. Benefits of crying: Why it's good to shed a few tears
    Crying is a natural and often uncontrollable reaction we have to sadness, grief, joy, and pain. Is crying good for your health? Find out.