Eye News Weekly Roundup 20

Hello, readers! Here’s your weekly summary of what’s new in the world of eye news:

Father’s Day: Have you picked out a Father’s Day gift for Dear Old Dad yet?  Here’s an idea from Digital Journal: honor the fathers in your life by helping a father in the developing world save his vision. Donating to Operation Eyesight helps people who are unable to provide for their families because of blindness, meaning that you’re helping the entire family.

Another Reason to Sleep in Tomorrow: You’ve probably heard that getting a decent amount of sleep  is good for your health, especially in terms of alertness and weight loss. Here’s another benefit: new studies show that sleep restores your perception of color.

A New Eyesight-Saving Drug: Age-related macular degeneration causes serious vision problems, and the drugs used to treat it can be extremely costly. Luckily, doctors have discovered that the cancer drug Avastin could be just as effective as current treatments, and it costs 10 times less! Check this article out for more information.

That’s all for now! Have a great weekend!