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Eye Disease

Out of Sight

Roz Warren | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Yale student and aspiring actress Nicole Kear learned during a routine eye exam at age 19 that she had an incurable progressive eye disease (retinitis pigmentosa) and would be blind by the time she was 30. There was no treatment available.

To See Better Is to Live Better

Calvin W. Roberts, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Calvin W. Roberts, M.D.

True or false: I can see well, so my eyes are healthy. If you answered "true," then you're one of millions who believe in this common eye health myth.

Baby Photos Can Reflect Serious Eye Disorders

Joan Liebmann-Smith, PhD and Jacqueline Egan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan Liebmann-Smith, PhD and Jacqueline Egan

Besides the overwhelming joy it brings, a baby's photo can give parents useful -- and potentially lifesaving -- information about their baby's health.

Cleopatra's Eyeliner Also Cured Eye Disease

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Ancient Egyptians some 4,000 years ago produced the make-up used to darken and adorn eyes with lead and lead salts in mixtures that sometimes took a m...