Medications

Eye drops, ointments sold at Walgreens recalled

(HealthDay)—A number of over-the-counter eye products sold at Walgreens have been recalled by manufacturer Altaire Pharmaceuticals because the products may not be sterile.

Ophthalmology

Q&A: When can cataract surgery wait?

Dear Mayo Clinic: I was just diagnosed with a cataract, but it's not bothering me at all. Is it a good idea to have cataract surgery now, or can I wait? What is the recovery from this surgery like?

Ophthalmology

Why Victorians feared modern technology would make everyone blind

From concerns over blue light to digital strain and dryness, headlines today often worry how smartphones and computer screens might be affecting the health of our eyes. But while the technology may be new, this concern certainly ...

Ophthalmology

A warning about costume contacts

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about the risks of Halloween costume contacts.

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