Latest by Joseph Saling

Dry AMD Patients Get Help from Statins

Age-related macular degeneration and cardiovascular disease share multiple risk factors, which suggests that therapies that work for one may benefit the other.

Control Blood Sugar For Vision Health

If you have diabetic retinopathy, discuss the risks and benefits of intensive glycemic control with your doctor to find whether it can help protect your vision.

Can Low-Energy Bulbs Hurt Your Eyes?

Electronic devices and the newer lightbulbs give off a higher level of blue light than incandescent bulbs. Can it hurt your eyes?

Progressive Lenses May Raise Risk of Falling

A recent study found a significant link between the risk of falling and optical blur caused by progressive eyeglass lenses.

Is Aspirin Safe if You Have Wet AMD?

If you have wet age-related macular degeneration you may be worried about taking daily aspirin because of bleeding. Here’s what the latest research says.

Surprising Health Risks of Driving

If you’re frequently behind the wheel, here’s how to reduce your risk of skin cancer and cataracts.

Got Low Back Pain? Skip the Pills

If you see your doctor for low back pain, don’t expect to walk away with a prescription. These are the alternative treatments you should try first.