Eye Health News

  • Chinese Students
  • Does Income Affect Your Vision?

  • What if living in a middle-class neighborhood meant increasing your chances of being nearsighted? That's what a study of 20,000 students in China seems to suggest. 
  • Blood Pressure Drugs and AMD

  • Researchers have found an association between two different types of blood pressure drugs and an increased risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In one instance, the blood pressure medications doubled the risk of early AMD.
  • Experts differ on childhood myopia treatment

  • Parents might have heard that nearsightedness in children can be slowed by the nonsurgial treatment orthokeratology, or orth-k. However, questions remain about the science behind this - and the potential complications that may outweigh the benefits.  
    Consumers Digest, February 2015
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