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With Fireworks, Eye Safety Is Key
Fireworks can be fun and pretty, but lighting fireworks at home means you’re literally playing with fire. Eye injuries have been a far too common result of fireworks.
What Do You See on Your Med Labels?
Prescription warning labels are those little, colored labels that are on a prescription pill bottles. Do you always see them?
Pill Bottle Caters to Blind
Taking prescriptions can be tricky for blind and visually impaired individuals who may have difficulty distinguishing one pill bottle from another, plucking capsules from bottles or locating a cap they may have dropped.
Smarter Way to Dial Up Visual Aid
One of the best kept secrets for aiding individuals with visual impairments may be sitting in your purse or your back pocket. Your smartphone may be a tool that provides more accessibility than you thought.
FDA Issues Second Warning to Physicians about Certain Compounded Drugs
FDA has received additional reports of fungal endophthalmitis (eye infections) in patients who were given Brilliant Blue G ( BBG ) during eye surgery since the FDA Warning to Physicians was posted on March 19, 2012.
FDA Issues Second Warning to Physicians about Certain Compounded Drugs
FDA has received additional reports of fungal endophthalmitis (eye infections) in patients who were given Brilliant Blue G ( BBG ) during eye surgery since the FDA Warning to Physicians was posted on March 19, 2012.
Common Eye Drugs Can Lead to Antibiotic Resistance
The development of antibiotic resistance from overexposure to antibiotics has been a growing concern for both patients and doctors in recent years.
Splat! You're Blind
Eye injuries from paintball mishaps often result in devastating consequences, according to a study in the American Journal of Opthamology.
A Plan to Help the Pre-existing Condition Crowd
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is increasing awareness about a health plan for uninsured Americans with pre-existing conditions created by the Affordable Care Act.
Hazy Shade of Winter
Cold, dry outdoor air and dry indoor heat account for a spike in dry eye syndrome cases in the winter months.