Category Archives: General

Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and the Eye

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…
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Recent Eye Drop Recalls

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…
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Ophthalmologists Urge Eye Protection for Recreational and Professional Sports

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…
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