New study shows reusable contact lenses could cause blindness

New study shows reusable contact lenses could cause blindness

Don’t be blind to the risks of contacts! Wearing reusable contact lenses could lead to a rare infection that causes sight loss, according to eye-opening new research. People who wear multi-use lenses are nearly four times more likely to develop a corneal infection that causes blindness than people who use disposables, according to research published … Read more

A Bioengineered Cornea Shows It Can Improve People’s Sight

A Bioengineered Cornea Shows It Can Improve People's Sight

After their transplants, the researchers followed the volunteers for two years. They concluded that the implants were safe to use and restored the thickness and curvature of the recipients’ natural corneas. Before the operation, 14 of the 20 participants were legally blind, and the others were visually impaired. Two years later, three of the participants … Read more

How Air Conditioning Affects Your Health

With temperatures soaring into triple digits, air conditioning can feel like a blessing. However, while A/C provides respite from the oppressive heat, experts warn that there’s a dark side to its benefits. According to Payless Power, 87% of US homes have air conditioning, 75% of which are central units. These can have both positive and … Read more