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Several New Medications Approved
As a new year begins, we celebrate the beginning of something new and exciting. This year, that includes several new medication approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
New Gene Therapy for Vision Loss
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new gene therapy for vision loss.
Vision-Improving Device Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device that can adjust to improve patients' vision after cataract surgery.
The Right Way to Wear Contacts
The majority of people who wore contact lenses were not wearing or caring for them correctly, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Why Athletes Should Keep an Eye on Their Eyes
In sports, keeping your eyes safe may be just as important as keeping your eyes on the ball, according to a new study.
The Eyes Have It: Supplements and Eye Health
When taking lutein to fight age-related macular degeneration, there may be a risk of having too much of a good thing.
New Rx Says Goodbye to Dry Eyes
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first medication in a new class of medications for the treatment of dry eye disease.
Diabetes and Your Eyes
Those with diabetes who received intensive glucose (sugar) control saw a reduced risk for diabetic eye disease, a new study found.
Macular Degeneration Rx: A Closer Look
Before anti-VEGF medications like Avastin (bevacizumab) and Lucentis (ranibizumab), patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) had much worse outcomes, a new study found.
Sight for Sore Eyes: New Eye Drops Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved eye drops for patients undergoing cataract surgery.