Eye Health Research and Studies Directory
Eye health researchers hope to improve tests and treatments for eye problems and determine unknown causes of eye problems. Clinical trials provide an opportunity to test out new, experimental treatments. Follow the links below to find WebMD's coverage of how eye health tests, studies, and clinical trials work.
Ocular Trauma: Vision Loss in Vets with Traumatic Brain Injury
Ocular trauma, often due to a traumatic brain injury, is a growing concern for veterans returning home from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. WebMD explains "closed-eye injuries" and how they are treated.
Vitamin E and Vision
Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that some researchers think may help protect vision, but more research is needed.
Zinc for Vision
Zinc helps create a pigment called melanin, which protects the eye, and studies show this nutrient may help slow age-related macular degeneration.
Lutein and Zeaxanthin for Vision
Lutein and zeaxathin in eye tissue are associated with better vision. WebMD explains how to boost these antioxidants in your diet to stave off cataracts and slow macular degeneration.
Bilberry Extract for Vision: What the Research Says
Legend says the herb helped British pilots fly at night during World War II. But is it truth or a tall tale?
Natural Vision Correction: Does It Work?
There’s a debate about the idea that you can correct your vision naturally, without glasses. Does it work?
Summer Buyers' Guide: Sunglasses
Good Foods for Eye Health
Carrots may be the food with the biggest reputation for eye health. But other foods may be more important for preventing age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. Feast your eyes on these powerhouse foods for healthy eyes.
Seeing Beyond Macular Degeneration
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in adults over 60. Find out how one artist overcame the disease.
The Truth About Vision Therapy and Eye Exercises
Does Vision Therapy work or not? And if so, what does it work best for? Can it really help with learning disabilities?
Slideshows & Images
Your Eyewear Guide for Vision, Sport, and Fashion
Need glasses? Titanium, rhinestone, or multi-colored plastics? Our pictures cover your eye health needs and fashion wishes -- with eyewear for computer use, reading, driving, golf, and skiing.
Tips for Healthier Eyes
How's your vision? See how to take care of your eyes with these eye tips so you can avoid vision problems and enjoy good eye health.