More articles about: Eye Care & Vision
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How to protect your eyes during the total solar eclipse
A Michigan Medicine ophthalmologist and retinal surgeon shares advice for viewing the total solar eclipse safely, including what to look for in eye protection.
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Michigan Medicine names new chair of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Shahzad I. Mian, M.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and the F. Bruce Fralick Professor of Ophthalmology in the Medical School and the Director of the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center
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Few children – especially those with safety-net insurance – get vision checked at checkups
Few children are getting eyes checked at their pediatrician or other regular doctor’s office, and rates vary greatly by insurance status.
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Study shows dementia more common in older adults with vision issues
A link between vision issues in older adults and an increased likelihood of dementia.
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“Eggsplosions” and eyes don’t mix 
The social media trend  involving microwaving hard boiled eggs, then slicing them to explode, can be dangerous to your eyes experts say.
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Making kid’s eye care more accessible
In Michigan, families don’t have to travel far for top pediatric eye specialists
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Youth value eyesight but face key barriers to getting eyeglasses
Michigan Medicine research shows that a few key barriers stop young people from getting the glasses they need.   
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Treating dry age-related macular degeneration: 6 things to know
Answers about the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, otherwise known as dry AMD, from a Michigan Medicine ophthalmologist.
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Cataract surgery reimbursements may not be enough for some patients
For complex cataract surgery, Medicare reimbursements are far lower than a simpler form of the surgery.
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See clearly with these tips for safely using eye drops
What should you consider when choosing the best kind of artificial tears for your eyes?
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Beezin’:The dangerous TikTok trend involving Burt’s Bees
Why putting lip balm on eyelids is bad for your eyes
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$11.5 million fuels innovation in sight-saving research
James Grosfeld has given $11.5 million to Michigan Medicine for research related to dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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Many older adults lack clear eyesight, even with glasses
Vision impairment disproportionately impacts older adults
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Study identifies a signaling cascade behind retina regeneration in zebrafish
The findings could help inform treatments for blindness in humans.
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Dr. Rao’s Michigan Answer: Finding new hope for people with vision loss
What do you do when you know there’s a disease that’s as common as all cancers combined that steals a person’s vision? For Rajesh Rao, M.D., you conduct a groundbreaking first-in-human trial, with the goal of using an adult stem cell-based approach to restore vision.