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Jan 22, 2019, 12:55 ET Las opciones de estilo de vida pueden ayudar a los pacientes con glaucoma a conservar la vista

El glaucoma es una de las principales causas de la pérdida de la visión, y afecta a aproximadamente 3 millones de personas en Estados Unidos. Puesto...


Jan 21, 2019, 20:50 ET Lifestyle Choices May Help Glaucoma Patients Preserve Eyesight

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting about 3 million people in the United States. Because there are no symptoms early on,...


Jan 02, 2019, 18:03 ET New Scholarship Supports American Academy of Ophthalmology's Mission to Increase Diversity in Health Care

The American Academy of Ophthalmology and National Medical Fellowships today announced the recipients of a new scholarship that supports the mission...


Jan 01, 2019, 09:44 ET El Dr. George A. Williams comienza su mandato como presidente de la Academia Estadounidense de Oftalmología en 2019

El Dr. George A. Williams comienza hoy su mandato como el presidente número 123 de la Academia Estadounidense de Oftalmología. El Dr. Williams,...


Jan 01, 2019, 06:00 ET George A. Williams, M.D., Begins Term as 2019 President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

George A. Williams, M.D, today begins his term as the 123rd president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Williams, a retina specialist,...


Dec 14, 2018, 16:00 ET Make Sure Protective Eyewear is on Your Christmas Shopping List

In the beloved holiday movie, A Christmas Story, Ralphie attempts to convince his parents and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun is the perfect Christmas...


Dec 10, 2018, 11:17 ET American Academy of Ophthalmology Calls on States to Maintain High Safety Standards for Surgical Eye Care

The American Academy of Ophthalmology agrees with important patient safety guidelines recommended in a joint report issued by the three federal...


Oct 29, 2018, 13:45 ET Unapproved Therapies Cause Significantly More Patient Injuries Than Reported by Cell Therapy Clinics

A team of ophthalmologists went looking for scientific evidence in support of commercially available "cell therapy" for eye diseases. Not only did...


Oct 28, 2018, 14:52 ET Evidence Mounts That an Eye Scan May Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease

Results from two studies show that a new, non-invasive imaging device can see signs of Alzheimer's disease in a matter of seconds. The researchers...


Oct 28, 2018, 13:24 ET American Academy of Ophthalmology Announces $2 million gift to Advance Childhood Eye Disease Research

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a $2 million gift from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to establish a permanent...


Oct 28, 2018, 13:20 ET Diabetes Medication May Protect Against a Common Cause of Blindness

Researchers from Taiwan have shown that people with type 2 diabetes who took a common diabetes medication, metformin, had a significantly lower rate...


Oct 28, 2018, 08:00 ET American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Luminaries in Medical and Surgical Eye Care

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring exceptional ophthalmologists whose contributions have improved patient care and advanced the...


Oct 27, 2018, 16:00 ET American Academy of Ophthalmology Announces $4 Million Gift to Aid Construction of a Public Museum Dedicated to Vision and Eye Health

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a project to construct the world's first public museum dedicated to vision and eye health. The...


Oct 26, 2018, 12:32 ET Easier, Potentially More Effective Treatment for Blinding Eye Disease Shows Promise in Clinical Trial

A new study shows that an implantable delivery system for a widely used medication to treat a blinding eye disease has enabled some patients to go 15 ...


Oct 24, 2018, 13:58 ET International Innovators in Medical and Surgical Eye Health to Convene in Chicago to Advance Patient Care

Thousands of eye physicians and surgeons this week will convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018, the American Academy of Ophthalmology's 122nd annual...


Oct 05, 2018, 18:34 ET Consulte a un profesional de la vista si su disfraz de Halloween incluye lentes de contacto macabros

Los lentes de contacto para disfraces de Halloween pueden añadir un elemento macabro a su disfraz, pero el uso de estos lentes de contacto sin receta ...


Oct 05, 2018, 11:04 ET Consult an Eye Care Professional if Your Halloween Costume Includes Scary Eyes

Creepy costume lenses might add a spine-tingling thrill to your Halloween costume, but wearing costume contact lenses without a prescription can lead ...


Oct 01, 2018, 12:14 ET Nuevo estudio confirma que la dieta mediterránea previene una de las principales causas de la ceguera

Cada vez hay más pruebas de que una mala dieta desempeña un papel importante en la aparición de la degeneración macular relacionada con la edad, una...


Sep 30, 2018, 22:58 ET New Study Confirms Mediterranean Diet Prevents a Leading Cause of Blindness

Evidence is mounting that a poor diet plays an important role in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of...


Sep 05, 2018, 20:45 ET ¿Tiene usted más de 50 años? Necesita esta vacuna para proteger su visión

La culebrilla ya no es una enfermedad de las personas mayores. Casi una de cada tres personas en los Estados Unidos contraerá la culebrilla (herpes...


Sep 05, 2018, 15:32 ET Over 50? You Need This Vaccine to Protect Your Vision

Shingles is no longer just an older person's disease. Nearly one out of every three people in the United States will develop shingles (herpes...


Aug 06, 2018, 15:12 ET Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children's Vision?

As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists –...


Aug 01, 2018, 15:06 ET Contact Lens Care: You're Probably Doing It Wrong

A recent study showed that most contact lens wearers admit to at least one bad hygiene habit that puts them at risk for eye infections1. While not...


Jul 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Sunglasses: Your Prescription for Eye Health

Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don't forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the sun's damaging ultraviolet...


Jun 14, 2018, 07:43 ET American Academy of Ophthalmology Reiterates Long-standing Guidance on LASIK Patient Education

The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the world's leading professional association of eye physicians and surgeons, today reiterated its...