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How Smoking Can Also Cause Eye Problems

How Smoking Can Also Cause Eye Problems

Smoking is a generally harmful habit that can cause numerous ailments and disorders. In fact, all scientific evidence points to the disastrous effects that it can have, not only on respiratory and cardiovascular health but also on eye health. Irritation, blurred vision, blind spots and optic nerve damage are only a few eye conditions that...

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10 Daily Habits for Healthier Eyes

10 Daily Habits for Healthier Eyes

Some people are born with good eyesight and some are not, but it is a known fact that eyesight inevitably deteriorates as we grow older UV exposure, blue light exposure, rubbing eyes, sleeping with contacts are only a few factors that can affect eyesight. Having regular checkups, minimizing gadget use, wearing safety goggles are some...

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Warning: Sleeping in Your Contacts Could Lead to Vision Loss

Warning: Sleeping in Your Contacts Could Lead to Vision Loss

One-third of over 45 million contact lens wearers in the United States sleep in their contacts. This raises their risks for bacterial infections six to eightfold. Infections lead to permanent loss of vision, corneal abrasions and worsening dry eye. “If you’re sleeping in your contact lenses, you need to stop and take them out,” says...

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DeepMind Develops an AI That Can Diagnose Eye Problems

DeepMind Develops an AI That Can Diagnose Eye Problems

Google’s sister company, DeepMind, has developed an artificial intelligence system that can identify 50 eye diseases. DeepMind takes pride that the AI can detect an eye condition from retinal scans with 94% accuracy. With the growing rate of people needing an expert advice about their eye health, AI can help in early diagnoses. Alphabet’s London-based...