Driving With Glaucoma Could Be Deadly New Report Suggests

Driving With Glaucoma Could Be Deadly New Report Suggests

New research suggests that individuals with moderate to severe glaucoma were much more likely to be involved in motor vehicle accidents. This study came from Jonathan Myers, MD, at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. While most patients reach the legal standard for...
How Myopia Cost The Global Economy Billions

How Myopia Cost The Global Economy Billions

A new study has shown that Myopia vision impairment has cost the global economy over 244 billion dollars since the year 2015. This study, published in the Ophthalmology journal also notes that over 538 million people have impaired vision from uncorrected Myopia, which...
Michigan Students Gather Together To Help Colorblind Classmates

Michigan Students Gather Together To Help Colorblind Classmates

A group of boys from Kalkaska Middle school took it upon themselves to collect bottles and cans for colorblind students. They did so by collecting pop-cans and bottles along surrounding neighborhoods and by walking door to door asking for donations. The leader of this...
Ophthalmology Device Market Forecasted To Grow Over 36 Billion

Ophthalmology Device Market Forecasted To Grow Over 36 Billion

Latest reports from the Global Market Watch predict that the Ophthalmology device market is expected to grow by over 36 billion dollars by the year 2025. This market is segmented into different types including drugs and devices, and is further segmented between each...
Playing It Safe With Your Eyes While Playing Sports

Playing It Safe With Your Eyes While Playing Sports

When playing sports it’s easy for teams to get a bit intense. There are over 33,000 reported sports related eye injuries each year according to the Prevent Blindness Foundation. It’s important to keep your eyes safe and protected when in a competitive match. Since...