August, 2019

Smoggy Air Might Contribute to Macular Degeneration

By ritwick.chaudhury
August 26, 2019

Aug. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) Tailpipe pollution might pose a real health threat to aging eyes, according to a new study out of Taiwan. Researchers there found that exposure to high levels of two car exhaust pollutants nearly doubled the odds of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It's one of the most common causes of vision...  read more


Cholesterol Drug May Reduce Risk of Glaucoma

By editor
August 6, 2019

By Don Rauf  8/6/2019 High-cholesterol may impair vision, but statins, a blood pressure medicine, may lower likelihood of eyesight troubles. When cholesterol levels in the blood get too high, not only does the risk of heart disease go up, but so does the possibility of having vision problems. Research has shown that cholesterol-fighting drugs may...  read more