The traditional version doesn’t cover dental, vision or hearing care. Advocates hope for change under a Biden proposal.
Scientists are finding new ways to probe two not-so-rare conditions to better understand the links between vision, perception and memory.
The rising use of light-emitting diodes and the popularity of pickups and S.U.V.s have prompted complaints about the glare and intensity of headlights.
Three months after having bariatric surgery, she was vomiting several times a day and couldn’t even move her eyes.
Using a technique called optogenetics, researchers added light-sensitive proteins to the man’s retina, giving him a blurry view of objects.
In “Cyclopedia Exotica,” the artist and writer Aminder Dhaliwal created a fictitious community facing xenophobia, fetishization and media misrepresentation. It’s resonating with her thousands of Instagram followers.
Decreased exposure to outdoor light appears to be a major factor in rising rates of myopia in young people around the world.
“I told myself, ‘It must be on water,’” said a walker who took a picture that has since gone viral. “My head doesn’t want to understand that, but it must be on water.”
Eyeless roundworms may have hacked other cellular warning systems to give themselves a form of color vision.
“Computer glasses” are a booming category, thanks to increased screen time, but scientists say they don’t do much.
A gray cloud obscured the vision in the man’s eye. A medical student in the E.R. found the cause in an entirely different part of his body.
It took a customized headpiece to monitor when and how much a grackle blinked in flight.
She’d just quit drinking, but could that really have anything to do with these disturbing symptoms?
It was the worst headache she’d ever experienced and she’d never had visual changes before. Were the two somehow connected?
After researchers noticed fewer nearsighted patients in a hospital ward in China, they speculated that wearing glasses might offer some protection against Covid-19.
Your brain’s powers of facial recognition are going to need some time to get used to the coverings we’re wearing to keep each other healthy.
While many fossils have been flattened by time and the elements, a titanosaur found in an egg was preserved in three dimensions.
You can preserve your kids’ vision even as screen-time becomes a bigger part of their lives. No special glasses required.
An ophthalmologist with a numismatic hobby, he combined those interests in an unusual book. He died of the novel coronavirus.
By studying the numerous ways animals keep their eyes wet and healthy, scientists hope to help address human vision problems.
More than 6 million Americans have vision problems that cannot be corrected by glasses or contact lenses. Companies like IrisVision are creating headsets to help them see better.
When a planarian loses its eyes, cellular guides connect new ones to its brain so it can see again.
New research shows that the nectar-drinking birds use their enhanced color vision to distinguish sources of food.
Emotional resilience can be deliberately cultivated. But it takes work.
Health workers have a few tricks for solving this vexing problem, but it will take trial and error to find the one that works for you.
Just in time for Easter, the story of a blind state leader who is giving up his office to join the Jesuits.
They can also reveal symptoms that at first went undetected. I may have found a new one.
It’s a quirk of human nature that we touch our eyes, noses and mouths all day long. It’s also a major way we pick up infections like coronavirus.