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Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
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...
Tags: Nutrition, Eyes and Vision, Calcium, Diabetes, Nearsightedness
firstname.lastname@example.orgJennifer Myers and William McLeod were typical of the 56 area residents who took advantage of the first free eye examinations Friday morning at the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic in Ranson. Sponsored by the West Virginia University Eye Institute and...
Christina R. Prescott, M.D., Ph.D. and an assistant professor of ophthalmology is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center). Prescott specializes in medical and surgical management of serious corneal...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Temperatures are getting hotter, the days longer and school is almost out for summer. WSBT is continuing its series "Mom's Summer Survival Guide," by taking a look at protecting your child's skin and eyes this summer. There are three things no one...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterWhen Gilmer Park veterinary technician Jennifer Bisig brought a 13-week-old blind Shih Tzu puppy home, her family decided to rename the little dog. “She was named Willow,” Bisig said. “My daughter, Hannah, renamed her Faith.”...
Tags: Human Body, Eyes and Vision, Health
Marylanders are extremely fortunate to have some of the nation's finest health care resources readily available within our borders. As Vincent DeMarco points out in his recent commentary ("Health exchanges benefit Md. families," Feb. 16), we also lead the...
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