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.
Vitamin E and Vision
Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that some researchers think may help protect vision, but more research is needed.
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.
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.
Trichiasis: When Eyelashes Grow Toward the Eye
Your eyelashes help keep gunk from your eyes, but sometimes they grow the wrong way. Find out why this happens and what you can do about it.
Is There a Healthy Eyes Diet?
Keep your peepers in tip top shape with these vitamin-packed foods.
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?
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.
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?
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: See What’s In Store for Eyes
Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: 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.