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One time a while back, I went to the gym to fit in my regular workout and realized that I was missing an important piece of equipment — my contact lenses. I am afflicted with nearsightedness and therefore, stuff beyond the end of my nose all looks...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For nearsighted children in Denmark, vision deteriorated faster when days were shortest and more slowly during the summer months, according to a new study looking into whether daylight may slow kids' vision loss. "Most...
FARGO, N.D. - “Mom, I can read the sign across the street!” my 9-year-old daughter exclaimed as she stepped outside wearing her purple-framed glasses for the first time. A few weeks prior to that day, she came home from school with a note after a vision...
Unclear on the Concept (and the Image): The Associated Press, reporting in August from Jerusalem, noted that the ultra-Orthodox community's "modesty patrols" were selling eyeglasses with "special blur-inducing stickers" that fuzz up distant images so that...
Parents want their kids to be as healthy as possible. Whether tailoring kids' diets to include healthier foods or encouraging their youngsters to be physically active, parents often go the extra mile with regards to the health of their children. But as...
Tags: Health, Eyes and Vision, Parenting
Advanced technology in the classroom is typically reason for celebration. However coupled with technology at home and nearly everywhere else has some Optometrists noticing a negative side effect to using technology. In the past three years Dr. Christine...
1) Dr. James Thimons (Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut) Dr. James Thimons specializes in ocular surface disease, and now is an exciting time to specialize in ocular surface disease. Cutting-edge medications, topical treatments and, if appropriate,...
Tags: Manhattan (New York City), Stamford, Meriden
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...
The Sunday 10:30 a.m. worship service at La Cañada United Methodist Church celebrates Christmas with special music. The bell choir and sanctuary choir will perform a “Christmas Cantata.” Pastor Elaine Cho continues her study of Luke 1:26-38,...
Tags: Holidays, Music, Entertainment, Religious Festivals, Christmas
I received a question via our iPhone app from a dad concerned about all of the new electronics his children are using and whether all these gadgets might harm their vision. After doing some research, I discovered there's not a lot of data to support...
Tags: Electronics, Apple iPhone
Jun 1, 2013 |Column| Petoskey News
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