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The active lives that children lead often lead to a few bumps and bruises along the way. While a few bandages and antiseptic creams are par for the course when caring for a child, parents worry about more significant injuries, including eye injuries....
WGN NewsForget the old-fashioned eye chart. A portable device spots vision problems in babies and kids, giving parents and pediatricians a clear picture of eye health. "I'm going to take a picture of Annemarie's eyes. Keep looking right here." It looks like a...
After learning she needed cataract surgery for her weakening eyesight, Merle Gordon decided to wait a few months until her ophthalmologist could offer laser surgery with more precision. She's glad she did. Gordon received a new type of laser surgery on...
SAN DIEGO -- A young harbor seal rescued at South Mission Beach underwent cataract surgery this week, a procedure that might allow her to be returned to the ocean, SeaWorld San Diego announced Friday. After her rescue on June 13, SeaWorld veterinarians...
Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests. But claims by supplement...
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FARGO, N.D. - “I really need to clean the windshield. It's really dirty,” my husband commented one day about 15 years ago. I was looking straight ahead through the crystal-clear windshield on the passenger side of the vehicle. I strained my neck to peek...
L.A. NOWUC Irvine ophthalmologists implanted tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced this week. Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in December inserted one of...
Peter Miller was a high-powered businessman who owned several electronic security firms when he was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration in 1999. Like so many people who lose their central vision, Miller couldn't imagine life without the...
Blepharitis, usually identified by a sufferer's red, irritated eyelids, is becoming more common. And while doctors aren't sure why, it can be controlled with vigilance, according to Dr. Laura K. Green, residency program director of cornea, cataract and...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening middle-aged African Americans for glaucoma may prevent some from losing their vision, but the benefits are modest and costly, suggests a new study. About two percent of Americans over age 40 are affected by glaucoma,...
EUNICE K. CLUCK-8-2-1919 Eunice K. Cluck, 92 passed away on April 19, 2012 in Newport Beach, Eunice was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 2, 1919. Eunice and her family lived in many parts of the country before settling in Southern California in 1970....
When Tamika Morgan developed red irritated eyes in the fall of 2010, she wasted no time heading to an optometrist at a local retail store who gave her drops for pink eye. Her eyes got worse over the next few days so she went to a local hospital to see an...
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