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Could Darkness Offer Hope for Treatment of Lazy Eye?

What would you be willing to do to find a treatment for a persistent vision problem? Dr. Ben Backus (pictured), an associate professor at SUNY College...

Research Seeks an Understanding of How We Think, Move, and Perceive the World Around Us

The National Institutes of Health calls it America’s next moonshot: a revolutionary, historic effort to view the human brain’s 86 billion neurons ...

Exposure to the Business of Health Care Leads Doctoral Students to Professional Success

Michael Wallerich, a second year Doctor of Optometry (OD) student at the SUNY College of Optometry, is one of several students at the College who has ...

Targeting Nearsightedness for A Clear View of New Treatments

Nearsightedness—or myopia— comes from the Greek myops, literally meaning “closing the eyes.” Myopic also has a metaphorical usage in English t...

Ask An Expert: Why is it hard to see when I walk indoors on a sunny day?

It’s happened to all of us: we’re at a pool and walk inside to grab some watermelon — when, suddenly, it seems that everything has g...