WHAT CAUSES NIGHT VISION PROBLEMS

Do you have problems seeing at night? Millions of Americans do. You may just need glasses, especially if you’re nearsighted. On the other hand, it could mean that you have cataracts or other issues. If you’re afraid to hit the road after dark because you can’t see, let your doctor know. What Causes It? A wide range […]

Signs of Vision Problems in Young Kids

In young children, vision problems often aren’t obvious. Everyone has a vision of what children’s eye problems look like: Squinting, sitting too close to the television, rubbing their eyes. Though those can be symptoms of vision issues, sometimes there are no signs your child isn’t seeing well. Here’s what to watch out for and what to […]

Bilberries and Night Vision

What the research says about bilberry for vision. By Julie Edgar The legend goes like this: British Royal Air Force pilots, after eating bilberry jam for tea, bombed the enemy during WWII with devastating accuracy, their night vision heightened by the powers of the inky blue fruit. That story has never been confirmed — and […]

Why Does My Eye Twitch?

No one knows what causes this, which your doctor might call blepharospasm. When it happens, your eyelid, usually the upper one, blinks and you can’t make it stop. Sometimes it affects both eyes. The lid moves every few seconds for a minute or two. Doctors think it can be linked to: • Fatigue • Stress […]