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20 Simple Habits That Can Improve Your Vision
These habits may help lower the risk of eye diseases, like age-related macular degeneration (ARMD),...
This Might Be the Source of Dyslexia—and It’s Not the Brain
A major breakthrough has changed the way we look at the disorder.
7 Foods That May Improve Your Eyesight
From eggs to oranges, these surprising foods may help protect your vision.
This Is Why You Have Tired Eyes After a Long Workday
We expose our eyes to a marathon just about every day, no wonder we have...
7 Silent Signs You Might Have Eye Cataracts
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in those over the age of 40, but the...
The Heartbreaking Reason This Little Boy Was Born Without Eyes
In the new book, Blindsided, Jim Ferraro tells the true story of a boy blinded...
This Is the Medical Reason Why Your Eye Twitches, and How to Stop It
Because you really need to stop unintentionally winking at the bus driver every day.
This Doctor Refused to Profit from His Invention—So He Could Save More Children’s Lives
He won’t make a dime off OAC, because he refused to patent it.
18 Contact Lens Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Eyes
Nearly 30 million Americans wear contact lenses and no wonder: They allow you to see without...
If You Have Any of These Nasty Habits with Your Contact Lenses, You Could Be at Risk of Infection
Germy contact lenses should rank right up there with toilet seats and doorknobs.
Here’s How to Tell If Watching the Eclipse Damaged Your Eyes
Because let’s be honest… we’re all thinking it.
12 Things You Need to Know Before Buying Sunglasses
Shopping for sunglasses, especially online, can be daunting. Some styles come in different sizes, and...
This Is What Would Happen If You Never Took Out Your Contacts
While there's no story on record of anyone who's never—ever—taken their contact lenses...
The Real Reason Doctors Are Treating Pink Eye Wrong—and What You Should Do If You Have It
New research suggests that using antibiotic drops as a quick fix for severe pink eye...
This Woman’s Undiagnosed Vision Problem Led Her to Invent a New Type of Glasses
Denise Drace-Brownell spent decades passing on promising job opportunities because of her vision impairment. Once...
The Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape
Feeling shady? Optometrists and style experts shares their tips for finding the perfect pair of...
Ever Wondered Why Things Don’t Get Darker When We Blink?
It seems like the lights should flicker on and off during a blink, but we...
Were You Supposed to Be Wearing Sunglasses Before Bed This Whole Time?
Yes, but don't go looking for your favorite summer shades just yet.
How to Find the Best Glasses for Your Face Shape
You want to match your personal style and draw attention to your best features. Here's...
7 Silent Signs Your Child Might Have Lazy Eye
Lazy eye affects about two to three out of every 100 children in the U.S.,...
9 Things Eye Experts Won’t Tell You About Glasses
"You have only one pair of eyes," 'Project Runway' style guru Tim Gunn tells us,...
9 Things to Know Before You Buy Glasses Online
We buy everything online these days, including clothes, shoes, groceries, and even vacations, so why...
10 Sunglasses Myths that Could Ruin Your Eyes
We're all for cool shades that make a style statement, but the main job of...
7 Silent Signs You Could Have Dry Eye Syndrome (And Why You Can’t Ignore It)
More than just itchy, red, and painful, dry eyes can lead to permanent damage. Here's...
7 Signs You Need New Glasses (That Have Nothing to Do with Blurry Vision)
Keep an eye out for these symptoms (pun intended).
6 Ways You’re Straining Your Eyes Without Realizing It
Unless your eyes start causing you pain, chances you pay them minimal attention. But when...
9 Things You Never Knew About Being Color Blind
These facts about a very common eye problem may surprise you.
Improve Your Eyesight: Vision Boosters That Have Nothing to Do With Eating Carrots
Your brain receives more input from your eyes than all your other senses combined: They...
One Doctor Said I’d Go Blind Within 2 Weeks. But a Second Opinion Changed Everything.
The most important instruments in every doctor's toolkit are an open mind, listening ears, and...
A Woman With “Super Vision” on What It’s Like to See Almost 100 Million Colors
Where you see only gray, Concetta Antico sees violets and lavenders and turquoise.
Vitamins for Eyes: 5 Recipes to Avoid Macular Degeneration
An estimated 15 million Americans have age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among...
3 Breakthroughs for Better Eyesight
The latest in vision research, eye news and more cutting edge technology for your peepers.