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"Lost" Contact Lenses: A Cautionary Tale

July 17, 2017

Reports of doctors removing 27 disposable contact lenses from a 67-year-old British woman’s eye hit the news over the weekend. ... Read more

Is More, Better? Finding the Balance Between Nutritional Supplements and Eye Health

October 27, 2016

In the past decade, ophthalmologists have been prescribing nutritional supplements to be taken daily to prevent or slow vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Now, using nutritional supplements for eye health has become more common. But does increasing the recommended dose increase your protection? A case report appearing online in JAMA Ophthalmology from the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah reveals what can happen when a patient takes more of a supplement than their body needs. ... Read more

Detergent Dangers

April 25, 2016

Every 45 minutes somewhere in the United States, a parent calls a poison control center because their child has ingested a laundry or dish washing detergent packet. ... Read more

Are Eyelash Extensions Safe?

May 18, 2015

Move over, mascara. Eyelash extensions are the new rage. But what are they exactly, and are they safe?... Read more

Expired Mascara Could Harm You

February 26, 2015

How long have you been using your mascara? Do you even remember when you bought it? If used for too long, mascara could give you more than clumpy lashes. ... Read more

Vampire Eyes May Cost You Your Vision

October 20, 2014

You can get fashion contacts to go with your Halloween costume, but be careful, or you may get more than you bargained for. ... Read more