Home > Medical > Eye Health > News News All sections in Eye » About Eye » Contact Lenses » Eye Disorders » Eye Function » Eyestrain » FAQs » Health Tips » Infections » Laser Surgery » Living with Eye Problems » Multimedia » Eye News » Pain and Discomfort » Real-life Story » Squint (Strabismus) » Vision Problems » Growing Older Sunlight increases cataract and glaucoma risk Time spent outdoors and sunlight reflected up into the eyes may boost odds for a condition that could harm vision, a study finds. Breakthrough may improve glaucoma treatment Scientists have discovered genetic variants that should improve diagnosis and treatment of the eye disease glaucoma. Smoking linked to risk, progression of macular degeneration People who smoke, or have smoked a large number of cigarettes over time, are more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration or to have it worsen sooner, according to a long-term study. Child who can see in the dark Healthy eyes on the digital world Screening in clinics detects eye problems early on A telemedicine screening option for patients in primary care clinics can catch many potential eye problems early on, which will send more patients to eye doctors. Glaucoma drug may help obesity-related vision loss Adding acetazolamide to a weight-loss plan boosted vision improvement in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Risk of glaucoma blindness drops by half According to a study, the likelihood of blindness in glaucoma patients 20 years after diagnosis has fallen by at least half in the last generation. Lasers could damage your eyes Powerful lasers that are easily purchased online can cause severe and sometimes permanent vision loss, a new report warns. Free app helps visually impaired find their way A free app for Android detects a person's location and uses audio voice-overs to announce nearby attractions. Google Glass goes stylish with Ray Ban deal Google is joining forces with the frame giant behind Ray-Ban and other brands to create and sell Glass internet-linked eyewear in the US. Gene therapy for blindness looks promising A preliminary study using gene therapy to treat a rare form of blindness looks promising and could trigger similar efforts for other causes of vision loss. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook!