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    1. Chickenpox, Shingles Shot Tied to Rare Eye Problem

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The vaccine for chickenpox and shingles has been linked to inflammation of the eye's cornea, but the number of such cases is small, a new study says. "Keratitis, or inflammation of the clear layer on the front of the eye,

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    2. Eating This Daily May Decrease Glaucoma Risk

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating green leafy vegetables daily may decrease the risk of glaucoma -- a serious eye disease -- by 20 percent or more over many years, a new study suggests. "We found those consuming the most green leafy vegetables h

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    3. Glaucoma Patients: False Notions of Pot Treatment

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Glaucoma patients ask for marijuana prescriptions because they have false notions of its effectiveness in treating the eye disease, a new survey has found. And the trend toward legalization of marijuana has lent addit

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    4. Parkinson's Drug May Help Macular Degeneration

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A common Parkinson's disease medication might hold potential for preventing or treating macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in the elderly, new research suggests. At this stage, no one is recommending

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    5. Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your parents may have told you, "Eat your carrots, they're good for your eyes," and a new study suggests they were on to something. Pigments called carotenoids -- which give red or orange hues to carrots, sweet potatoes a

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    6. Contaminated Eye Ointments Recalled by Allergan

      Aug. 26, 2015 -- Allergan is voluntarily recalling certain lots of various eye ointments, because some users reported them to be contaminated, the pharmaceutical company announced. A small number of customers found a small black particle attached to the product's cap, the company said Monday in a ne

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    7. Contact Lens Wearers Take Chances With Their Eyes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most contact lens wearers close their eyes to safety recommendations, a new U.S. government study finds. Nearly all of the 41 million Americans who use contact lenses admit they engage in at least one type of risky behav

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    8. Bionic Eye Helps Restore Some Vision in 80-Year-Old

      July 28, 2015 -- An 80-year-old British man has become the first person to receive a bionic eye transplant to treat dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Ray Flynn got the operation to help restore his central vision. Doctors say initial screening tests after surgery show improvements. Flynn r

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    9. Drops Promising as Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eyes clouded by cataracts may one day be treated with drops rather than surgery, a new animal study suggests. Today, surgery is the only means of treating cataracts, the leading cause of blindness in the world. Doctor

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    10. Wear Contacts? You May Have Different Eye Bacteria

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Changes in bacteria populations may be one reason why people who wear contact lenses are more prone to eye infections, a new study suggests. "Our research clearly shows that putting a foreign object, such as a contact lens,

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