People may use the term sticky eyes to describe when a wet or sticky discharge causes the eyelid to feel as though it is stuck together. The condition can occur due to various conditions that affect the eyes, such as styes, conjunctivitis, and blepharitis.
A severe skin infection in the orbital area (around the eye) may represent an unusual complication of COVID-19, according to a patient report published in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.
Launching August 1 and culminating on World Sight Day, October 14, the “Framing The Future” campaign will educate kids and families on the importance of eye health, clear vision and access to vision care on a global scale, through multi-property programming, original short form and digital content.
Jens Klotsche and colleagues shared new data at the 2021 EULAR congress analyzing the risk of uveitis events after discontinuing disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD) in children with one of two JIA categories: extended oligoarthritis and rheumatoid factor (RF)-negative polyarthritis.
Many aging Americans can have their vision dimmed by cataracts, but the good news is that they're easily treated, one expert says.
Scientists in a European collaboration have shown that optic nerve stimulation is a promising neurotechnology to help the blind, with the constraint that current technology has the capacity of providing only simple visual signals. A new stimulation protocol of the optic nerve is a promising way for developing personalized visual signals.
Sitting behind a computer screen all day can strain your eyes, but do glasses that claim to block blue light really help?
Myopia is on the rise. In the UK, the number of children with myopia has doubled in the last 50 years. Globally, it's projected that by 2050 half of the world's population will be myopic.
Three of the most common chronic eye conditions require regular medical checkups and injections into the eye by ophthalmology specialists to keep looming blindness at bay. A study by the University of Bern and the Inselspital in collaboration with an AI in eyecare startup now demonstrates that patients' individual ideal frequency for these visits can quite accurately be predicted by machine learning—yielding a threefold benefit.
Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have created a mathematical model and simulated numerically the progression of age-related macular degeneration, one of the main causes of blindness.