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Viagra Linked to Trouble With Color Vision: Report

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of the impotence drug commonly known as Viagra can cause damage to the eye's retina that results in irreversibly tinted vision, researchers contend in a case study.

Health Tip: Wearing Colored Contacts

(HealthDay News) -- Colored contacts -- also known as costume, decorative or fashion contact lenses -- can change the way your eyes look.

Early Eye Checks for Kids a Smart Move

SATURDAY, Sept. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The earlier the better when it comes to having your child's vision checked, eye experts say.

Eye Disease Link to Alzheimer's Seen

SUNDAY, Aug. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered a link between three degenerative eye diseases and Alzheimer's disease.

What Makes a Better Baseball Batter?

SUNDAY, Aug. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ace hitters like Barry Bonds and Derek Jeter probably can confirm this: Baseball players with faster hand-eye coordination are better batters, a new study finds.

July 4 Fireworks Nearly Cost This Fireman His Life

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fire Capt. Jay Northup lit the fuse for the intended climax of his backyard fireworks display, a pricey 12-mortar box that would create a wondrous shower of glittering lights over his neighborhood.

Test-Taking Can Be Tough for Kids With Vision Problems

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A lazy eye? Crossed eyes? New research suggests that children with such vision problems may take longer to complete standardized tests.

After Age 50, Yearly Eye Checks May Catch Common Cause of Vision Loss

SATURDAY, April 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the U.S. population ages, vision loss caused by age-related macular degeneration is likely to increase, an ophthalmologist says.

Healthy Diet, Healthy Eyes

THURSDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy eating may help preserve your vision as you age, eye experts say.

First Auto-Darken Contact Lenses Approved

TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first contact lenses that automatically darken in bright light, the agency said Tuesday in a news release.