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Eyes and Vision

Nerve graft restores eye sensation and prevents vision loss

Nerve damage in a person’s cornea can lead to vision loss. Jeremy Bartley, M.D., discusses how a new nerve grafting procedure can restore sensation and save a person’s vision.

Eyes and Vision

4 conditions with signs and symptoms that arise in the eyes

Exams of the retina can give patients an inside look at their visual and overall health – before more noticeable symptoms arise.

Eyes and Vision

See clearer – faster – with less-invasive cornea transplant surgery

It may take a year or more for full vision to return after a traditional cornea transplant, but a less-invasive method can have patients seeing clearly after only a few weeks or months. William Waldrop, M.D., explains.

Eyes and Vision

Severe dry eye: Advanced solutions to a common, chronic condition

Health conditions such as Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, diabetes, and rosacea can cause severe dry eyes. Danielle Robertson, O.D., Ph.D., discusses our new Advanced Dry Eye Specialty Clinic designed for these patients and offers tips to help control dry eyes at home. Read more.

COVID; Eyes and Vision

Don’t lose sight of eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the pandemic, it's safe to get ophthalmology care for glaucoma, cataracts, or new eye symptoms. Find out why you shouldn't postpone your visit.

Eyes and Vision; Pediatrics

Cataracts in children: Prevent vision loss with early detection and treatment

Cataracts don’t only affect seniors – children can get them as well. And because their eyes are still developing, early detection and treatment is vital to prevent permanent vision loss. Learn about treatment options for pediatric cataracts in this week’s MedBlog.

Eyes and Vision

Corneal refractive surgery: LASIK and beyond

LASIK is the most common corneal refractive surgery, but it’s not the only vision correction surgery option. In this MedBlog, explore other procedures that reshape the cornea and learn what to expect during and after surgery.

Eyes and Vision

Diabetic eye disease: How to spot the signs early

Type 2 diabetes can lead to eye damage and even blindness if left untreated. But 1 in 4 working-age adults have the disease and don't know it. In this week's MedBlog, ophthalmologist Yu-Guang He, M.D., discusses what patients need to know about diabetic eye disease. Learn more.

Eyes and Vision

AI and virtual reality: The future of cataract surgery has arrived

Artificial intelligence and virtual reality are making cataract surgeries more precise and improving patient outcomes. In this week’s MedBlog, two eye surgeons discuss how they use these technologies to treat patients with cataracts. Learn more.

Eyes and Vision; Prevention

Corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus helps patients see better, longer

Keratoconus is a degenerative eye disorder that affects thousands of people across the country. In this week's blog, two eye-care experts examine the existing schools of thought on diagnosis and care, and what to expect from exciting new treatment options and research.