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HealthDay News: Eyes
Annual Eye Exam Is Vital if You Have Diabetes
THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A yearly eye exam is a key part of diabetes treatment, experts say.
Ick! Oregon Woman Is First-Ever Case of Human 'Eye Worm'
MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine going to the mirror and finding a small translucent worm crawling across the surface of your eye.
Health Tip: Use Contact Lenses Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Don't like eyeglasses? Contact lenses may be your best choice.
Health Tip: Manage Non-24 Sleep Wake Disorder
(HealthDay News) -- Many people, the far majority of them blind, have non-24 Sleep Wake Disorder (Non-24), which affects the circadian rhythm.
Were NYC Cancer Cases Tied to Chernobyl Disaster?
MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A possible link between a cluster of cases in New York City of an extremely rare type of cancer and the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in Ukraine has been found by researchers.
Spike Seen in Kids' Eye Injuries From BB, Paintball Guns
MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While BB and paintball guns may seem like harmless child's play, new research shows eye injuries among kids using them have shot up nearly 170 percent since 1990.
How to Fight Dry, Itchy Eyes This Winter
TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Add dry eyes to the health woes of winter.
Gene Therapy Approved for Rare Inherited Vision-Loss Disorders
TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Luxturna, a form of gene therapy, has been approved to treat a rare group of inherited vision disorders that can lead to blindness.
FDA Approves Gene Therapy for Rare Form of Blindness
TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new gene therapy to treat children and adults with a rare type of inherited vision loss has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Could a Hot Cup of Tea Preserve Your Vision?
THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A spot of hot tea in the afternoon might help you save your sight, new research suggests.
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