Eyes and Brain Have Much in Common The relationship between brain tissue and eye tissue is an area of intense interest for ophthalmologists and neurologists. The brain has a critical role in taking the visual information your eye gathers and putting it together into a picture that you can understand. And the optic nerve directly…Read more
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There have been several eye drop recalls recently because of concerns that they may not be sterile. There is a good article posted at Fast Company that explains the reason for the recall and some of the products involved. The products in question were made by Altaire Pharmaceuticals, which issued a voluntary recall for the eye…Read more
New research shows that about 30,000 people in the U.S. go to emergency departments each year with sports-related eye injuries, a substantially higher estimate than previously reported. This April during Sports Eye Safety Month, Eye Clinics of South Texas , Jay M. Rubin, M.D. and the American Academy of Ophthalmology remind the public that the…Read more
In 2015, more than 3.6 million cataract procedures were performed in the United States, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that more than 24.4 million Americans have cataracts. Read a PDF article about how a routine eye exam found an early onset case of cataracts, and how cataract surgery restored sight and a sense…Read more
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