HealthDay News: Eyes
Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- For those who aren't born with long, fluttery eyelashes, cosmetic extensions can help achieve that often sought-after look. But eye experts warn that the adhesives used to apply these eyelash extensions can cause allergies and infections.
Omega-3s No Help Against Age-Linked Eye Trouble: Study
SUNDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Adding omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients to standard antioxidant vitamins doesn't give older people any added protection against a leading cause of blindness, a new study finds.
Outdoor Recess May Help Protect Kids From Nearsightedness
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Being outdoors at recess and increased exposure to sunlight both reduce children's risk of nearsightedness (myopia), two new studies suggest.
Preemies' Increased Survival Comes With No Rise in Disabilities: Study
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants are more likely to have mental and physical disabilities than full-term infants, but rates of such disabilities aren't rising, new research says.
Health Tip: Should I See a Doctor for Pinkeye?
(HealthDay News) -- Pinkeye (conjunctivitis) is a common infection that can cause redness, itching, swelling and discharge.
Treatment for Blindness in Dogs Might Help People, Too
MONDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Research in vision-challenged pooches might pave the way to helping humans battle similar problems, new research suggests.
Expert Pitches Safety Tips for Young Baseball Players
FRIDAY, April 5 (HealthDay News) -- Baseball is one of the safest sports for children, but even so there are potential risks that can result in serious injury, an expert warns.
Brain Circuitry Yields Clue to Autism, Researchers Say
WEDNESDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- A problem with a certain brain circuit may be one reason why 7-month-old infants who later develop autism are slower to shift their gaze and attention from one object to another, compared with infants who do not develop autism.
Vision Loss, Depression May Be Linked, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) -- People with depression are more likely to have self-reported vision loss, according to a new study.
Health Tip: Invest in Protective Eyewear for Sports
(HealthDay News) -- Wearing protective eye gear when playing sports can help prevent serious eye injuries.
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