News tagged with eye health

The Medical Minute: Pediatric eye safety

Yes, the dog days of summer are upon us; for most families that signals the longstanding tradition of back to school preparation. It’s time to begin the search for the perfect backpack and notebook, shop for new clothing ...

Jul 29, 2010
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Study: Tanning beds definitely cause cancer

(AP) -- International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category, deeming both to be as deadly as arsenic and mustard gas. For years, scientists have ...

Jul 28, 2009
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Vision impairment costs billions lost in productivity

Corrected vision impairment could prevent billions of dollars in lost productivity annually, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of School of Public Health, the International Centre ...

Jun 02, 2009
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Tear research focused on contact lens risks, benefit

Contact lenses are great for sight, but do they have an impact on general eye health? Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Optometry are working to answer that question by analyzing tears.

May 06, 2009
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