Taurine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body. People can also get taurine from supplements and other dietary sources. This article outlines the health benefits and potential risks of taurine.
Current treatments for dry eye disease do not work for everyone. A preliminary investigation of new antibody based eye drops produces encouraging results.
Milia are small bumps of trapped keratin. They are common on the face, especially under the eyes and on the cheeks and forehead. Learn more in this article.
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that affects the health of the skin, eyes, and joints. Learn about its uses and benefits in this article.
Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures.
Xiidra (lifitegrast) is a brand-name prescription drug that’s used to treat dry eye disease. Xiidra comes as liquid eye drops that are used twice daily. It’s approved for use in people ages 17 years and older. Learn about side effects, dosage, uses, an…
Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article.
In a groundbreaking procedure, surgeons have successfully repaired a human cornea using ‘reprogrammed’ cells from the patient’s skin.
Many people have dark circles under their eyes. In this article, we look at possible causes and home remedies for dark circles under the eyes.
The preauricular lymph nodes sit just in front of the ears. Some medical problems, such as infections, can cause them to swell. Learn more here.
People with ocular migraine experience migraine episodes with visual symptoms. These can occur with or without a headache. Learn more in this article.
Eye floaters are specks in a person’s vision. They are normal and not necessarily harmful. It is not always possible to prevent them, and they may not require treatment. Learn more about eye floaters here.
When a person has kaleidoscope vision, it is because their brain has created a visual illusion of fractured or bright colors. Ocular migraine is what most often causes kaleidoscope vision, but this visual symptom can also indicate a stroke. Learn about…
Multiple sclerosis (MS) can damage the optic nerve and cause optic neuritis. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of optic neuritis in MS.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person’s vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and discuss eye-related symptoms and treatment options.
The medical term for pupils of different sizes is anisocoria. Find out about the possible causes of anisocoria here, as well as when to seek emergency treatment.
Causes of sore eyelids can include styes, chalazia, injuries, infections, and problems with contact lenses. Although sore eyelids often get better on their own, a person should see a doctor if they experience vision problems or their symptoms are sever…
Researchers look at what happens in the brains of people with vision loss to understand what allows them to hear better than their fully sighted peers.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that damages the nerves and causes a wide range of symptoms, including vision problems and numbness. In this article, learn about the symptoms of MS in women.
A new method for reshaping cartilage would be quicker, easier, and much less invasive than current procedures. Moreover, it could have many applications.