Eye Enucleation — Removal of the Eye

Perhaps the most difficult decision an ophthalmologist faces is the decision to recommend enucleation—the removal of an eye.  This operation is generally recommended in dire circumstances—such as in advanced cases of retinoblastoma, for example—and when there are no...

Secondhand Smoke May Damage Children’s Eyes

Secondhand smoke may damage children’s eyes and possibly lead to problems with sight later in life, new findings suggest.  In a study of Chinese children, increasing exposure to secondhand smoke was associated with choroidal thinning, researchers report in JAMA...