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Content courtesy of the American Optometric AssociationIn a year where an estimated 2.8 million Baby Boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye diseases are becoming increasingly important health issues, according to the American Optometric Association (AOA). The AOA is reminding Americans 60...
Taking a prescription drug for a cosmetic side effect -- at the risk of other side effects -- may seem risky. But it's a risk that many Americans, mostly women, have shown themselves happy to take. Latisse, originally a glaucoma drug marketed under the...
HealthKey.com contributorNeed a routine, annual eye exam? Go see an optometrist. But, if your parent's dire warnings come true and you do "poke your eye out," you'll want to see an ophthalmologist as quickly. Optometrists are doctors of optometry or ODs who can: -- Examine...
HealthKey.comDiabetes is a serious disease that can bring about complications such as blindness and other vision-related disabilities. According to Prevent Blindness America, diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in adults 20-74 years of age. A...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDo you see what I see? If the answer to your eye doctor's question is no, it's probably time for stronger glasses. Or maybe the problem is something more serious. By age 65, one in three people has some form of vision-impairing eye disease, says the...
FARGO, N.D. - The snow had finally melted and the ground was no longer soggy, so I began inspecting our landscape. I wanted to see if our perennial plants had survived the winter. Fortunately, our rosebushes were budding, the tall grasses were growing and...
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TribLocal - Gurnee » NewsSuspicious circumstance A customer at Hampton Inn on Route 132 reported on April 26 that he thinks someone took his glaucoma eye drops while he …...
Simply said: Your eyesight impacts your view of the world. Helping to safeguard and maintain good vision is key. It follows then that trusting your precious sight to the right eye care professional is vital. Dr. Thomas John is an ophthalmic surgeon and...
Orlando SentinelThirty years ago, Karen Brown took her then-6-year-old daughter to get an eye exam. Because the mother of four had been suffering from headaches, she also decided to get her eyes checked. Brown discovered she had glaucoma and soon learned it ran in her...
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Special to Tribune NewspapersTaking a prescription drug for a positive cosmetic side effect - at the risk of experiencing other unwanted side effects - may seem risky. But it's a risk many American women have shown themselves happy to take. Latisse, originally a glaucoma drug...
Animal CrazyÂ» Orlando Sentinel â€“ Animal CrazyFrom Southeastern Guide Dogs: Bradenton resident Bill Pooley has no problem getting around despite having lost his sight to heredity glaucoma 22 years ago.Â This is all thanks to Southeastern Guide Dogs in Palmetto who supplied him with his new guide,...
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