Do Eye Exercises Improve Vision?

Self-help programs of eye exercises that claim to reduce or eliminate your need for glasses and contacts have been around since the 1920s. But before you spend time and money on anything that promises you will be able to "throw away your glasses," be aware that these programs remain highly controversial and most vision [...]

2018-04-05T10:19:30+02:00April 30th, 2018|General|

Eye Colour:

Eye color often is the genetic trait that fascinates parents the most as a child develops. Will the child's eyes be black, brown, blue, gray, green, hazel or some combination of colors? How a child looks depends on the genetic material each parent contributes to the child. But the parents' genes can mix and [...]

2018-04-05T10:09:02+02:00April 23rd, 2018|General|

Itchy Eyes: Causes And Cures

Almost everyone experiences itchy eyes from time to time. There are many causes of itchy eyes, and the problem often is accompanied by itchy eyelids — especially at the base of the eyelashes — and red eyes or swollen eyelids. The medical term for itchy eyes is ocular pruritus. Causes Of Itchy Eyes Most [...]

2018-04-05T09:59:56+02:00April 16th, 2018|Eyecare, General|

Bionic Eye Implants: Hope For The Blind

With nearly 40 million people suffering from blindness worldwide and another 124 million affected by low vision, it's no surprise that researchers are intent on developing novel ways to restore sight. One such effort is the development of a so-called bionic eye or bionic eye implants. Bionic eye scientists have one common goal: to [...]

2018-04-05T09:31:56+02:00April 9th, 2018|Eyecare, General|