New research sheds light on how UV rays may contribute to cataract
A new study offers an explanation for how years of chronic sunlight exposure can increase the risk of cataract, a clouding of the eye lens that typically occurs with aging. The study firms up a link between the...
Contacts better than permanent lenses for babies after cataract surgery
For adults and children who undergo cataract surgery, implantation of an artificial lens is the standard of care. But a clinical trial, funded jointly by RPB and the National Eye Institute, suggests that for most...
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Research Finds Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half
Compared to earlier generations, today's generation has a 50% reduced probability of losing sight to glaucoma 20 years after a diagnosis, according to research supported by RPB.Read the story.Read the...