February 20th 2017
Eyesight seems to improve when we exercise. Activity makes our visual system more sensitive—although usual vision returns afterwards, researchers have discovered this week.
October 19th 2016
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a major cause of blindness and sight loss as we get older, but older people who drink a shot of coffee every day reduce their risk by a third.
September 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 6)
Want to keep your eyesight sharp into old age? Look to antioxidants, says Harald Gaier
July 11th 2016 /
Broccoli is already being tested as a cancer fighter—and now researchers think it could also combat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of eyesight loss in the elderly.
July 4th 2016
People with poor eyesight have been able to see clearly without glasses for up to two hours after a mild electrical current had retrained the visual processing area of their brains.
March 2016 (Vol. 26 Issue 12)
It’s supposed to be ‘band-aid’ surgery that magically restores vision, but the truth about laser eye surgery is far hazier, writes Lynne McTaggart
January 2nd 2013
Older people are encouraged to take an aspirin a day to ward off heart problems
May 28th 2012 /
Two of the world's standard drugs for acne can cause eye problems such as conjunctivitis - and could lead to permanent damage to the cornea
June 2nd 2010 /
Drugs for depression and Parkinson's disease are causing eye problems - such as vision loss and cataracts - in older patients
April 7th 2010 /
There's a simple and effective way you can ward off glaucoma - the second leading cause of blindness - and other eye problems such as cataracts, researchers have reported this week