Eye health is crucial for maintaining good vision and overall health, but there are many misconceptions about how to care for your eyes and vision. Here are the top 10 myths about eye health and vision that are often believed, but are actually not true.
Intraretinal microvascular abnormalities (IRMAs) are tiny blood vessels in the retina that deviate from their normal shape and size. These abnormalities are commonly found in people with diabetic retinopathy and can lead to vision loss.
Cataract surgery has come a long way since its invention over 2,000 years ago. With the advancements in technology, the question on everyone's mind is whether robots will take over the industry and perform all cataract surgeries.
YouTube Star Mr. Beast, also known as Jimmy Donaldson, has made a significant impact on the lives of 1,000 blind individuals by sponsoring cataract surgeries for them.
Snow blindness, also known as photokeratitis or ultraviolet keratitis, is a condition that affects the eyes as a result of prolonged exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays reflecting off of snow or other bright surfaces.
Lamprey Eye Disease, also known as "Lamprey Disease," is a hoax that has been circulating on the internet for several years. The hoax claims that a parasitic fish known as the lamprey is responsible for a disease that can cause blindness in humans.
Selenium is an essential mineral that plays a vital role in maintaining overall health and wellness, particularly in regards to eye health and thyroid eye disease.
Panophthalmitis is a serious and potentially blinding infection of the eye that involves the entire globe of the eye. It is a rare but serious condition that requires prompt medical attention and treatment.
We recently conducted a survey on LinkedIn to ask ophthalmologists about the largest problem they face in their field. A total of 153 people participated in the poll, and the results revealed some interesting insights.
The National Eye Institute (NEI) has developed a zebrafish model of NEDBEH, a rare genetic disease that can cause coloboma, a condition in which parts of the eye are absent due to developmental defects.