A list of latest
news and events


May 23, 2016

Why should we take care of our eyes? This infographic explains. Available in English and Spanish!

Our Eyes Are Important, says this National Eye Institute infographic. Spanish version, too.
May 18, 2016

Hazy, blurry vision is a sign you might have cataracts. Time for an eye exam? Learn more…

Learn about cataracts, how they blur your vision, and how they are removed.
December 5, 2015

We may see more women’s eyewear in pink or blue in 2016! [Video]

Pantone chooses two beautiful colors as Color of the Year for 2016.
December 3, 2015

Possibly thanks to healthier living, the number of new cases of diabetes has been falling lately. Less vision loss from diabetic retinopathy may follow.

The CDC announced a falling rate of new cases of diagnosed diabetes among Americans.
August 1, 2015

Not sleeping well? Cataracts affect sleep and cognitive function, says study.

In the study, people who had cataract surgery tended to sleep better and think better.
July 28, 2015

Video of amazing stunt by Tom Cruise for Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Scleral contact lenses helped him pull it off.

Large-diameter scleral lenses can serve many purposes, including in the movies!
July 23, 2015

Interesting study found that lighter-eyed people could be at a higher risk for alcoholism, perhaps because of genetic factors.

University of Vermont researchers may have linked certain eye colors to alcohol dependency.
July 20, 2015

This new e-book can make a child’s first eye exam more fun and less scary! And it’s free to download.

Howard and the Amazing Eye Exam is a free children's e-book for tablets and computers.