In a tragic situation in São Paulo, Brazil, a cataract campaign that took place on Jan. 30 has resulted in 18 people becoming blind due to contaminated surgical instruments, according to a G1. Globo.com...

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A research team lead by scientists from the Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences reported Monday in a study published in the journal, Acta Veterinaria...

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The week of August 24-28, 2015, marks the second annual Contact Lens Health Week! This year’s campaign theme is “Healthy habits mean healthy eyes.” CDC and partners created Contact Lens Health...

One Ohio woman lost her vision in one eye after her pet cat licked it- a reminder about the infectious disease risk of cat licks and bites caused by the agent of cat scratch disease (CSD)-Bartonella henselae. Toledo...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health is today (March 19) investigating three cases of ocular worm infestation, and hence reminded the public to maintain strict environmental...

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Each year, Americans make nearly a million doctor visits for eye infections, resulting in $175 million in direct health care costs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated in the first...

Eye specialists at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London have reported a dramatic increase in cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis, a parasitic, destructive eye disease, prompting them to commence a contact lens...

A conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” outbreak in the Thailand northeastern province of Bueng Kan has prompted health authorities to take measures against the communicable disease. According to...