There has been much interest in the role of nutrition in eye health, which has generated hundreds of studies in recent years—and many promising leads. Here, we look behind the eye-health claims made for a variety of foods and supplements.
If you develop a lump on your eyelid, you may think it’s a stye. And while it might well be, there’s a good chance it’s actually a different problem called a chalazion. Here's how to tell the difference and how to treat—and prevent—them both.
Don’t buy decorative contact lenses from beauty supply or novelty stores, the FDA warns. Also called colored, cosmetic, costume, theater, or fashion contact lenses, they are sold to change the appearance of eye color.