How Color-Blindness Affects a Person’s Vision

Around 32 million Americans suffer from color-blindness due to some other health or physical conditions or a genetic consequence of birth. In Caucasians, one out of either men or boys, and 1 out of 230 women or girls suffer from being color-blind from starting from birth. The heredities of color vision account for such difference. The genes that carry the… More →

World’s First Flying Eye Hospital Lands In Arizona

The non-profit NGO Orbis recently landed its Flying Eye Hospital in Goodyear, Arizona. Eye doctors hope this new airplane/hospital will help reduce the number of preventable eye diseases in some of the world’s most underdeveloped areas.   As the name suggests, the Flying Eye Hospital is both an airplane and a hospital complete with everything a budding optician needs to… More →

NEI Set To Lead Major Five Year Study On AMD

In celebration of AMD Awareness Month, the National Eye Institute (NEI) just announced it will conduct a massive survey on the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Over the course of five years, researchers will track the eyes of 500 patients using advanced scanning technologies. Researchers involved in this study hope to discover new biomarkers for AMD. They are… More →

Eye Care Industry to See Expansion

One of the most important organs in your body are your eyes. Due to the importance of having good vision, it is very important that all people take good care of their eyes. Historically, a deterioration of vision has been considered something that is inevitable with old age. However, more and more people today are looking for ways to make… More →