Dos and Don'ts for the Solar Eclipse

Don’t look directly at the sun, even very briefly, without the correct eye protection during the partial solar eclipse. Use these tips to stay safe.
Sue Byrne

The Future of Smart Contact Lenses

Credit: Thinkstock Five years from now, when you ask someone if they wear contact lenses, they might reply “Yes, and they’re my portal to the internet — and with that last blink I took your picture.” You likely have heard about “smart” contact lenses ...
Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

FAQ: What Is Ocular Melanoma?

When you think of melanoma, you most likely think of skin cancer, however, melanoma can also occur in the melanocytes (cells that produce the pigment melanin) of the eye. Around 2,000 new cases of melanoma of the eye, or ocular melanoma, are diagnose...
Eileen Bailey

Eye Health and Aging

Since the age of four, I have relied upon eye doctors to keep me seeing well. Both my parents are nearsighted and when their genes mixed, the result was double bad eyesight for me. For those who know how prescription strengths work, I just picked up ...
Lisa Emrich

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