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Glaucoma

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  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Most Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club...
  • Ellicott City

    Open house Mount Hebron High School, 9440 Route 99, will host an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the school's new addition and renovated wings. Information: 410-313-2880. Mayfest at Mayfield...
  • 'Going to St. Ives' at Colonial Players has many layers

    In "Going to St. Ives," Colonial Players offers a powerful story about two women becoming acquainted over tea — a discussion that touches on dictatorships in post-colonial Africa while offering insights into the plight of two grieving mothers...
  • Senior Circles: There's more than a day's worth of activities to do and see at 50+ Expo

    It was overwhelming, exhilarating, packed with information, entertaining and ultimately relaxing. What am I describing? It was the 50+Expo presented by the Howard County Department of Citizens Services, Office on Aging. The event was held Oct. 21 from...
  • Blind man says paramedics prevented guide dog from traveling with him

    A 62-year-old blind man has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice claiming Baltimore paramedics refused to allow his service dog to accompany him in an ambulance after he was struck by a car. Curtis Graham Jr., a Marine who served in...
  • Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam

    Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam
    When people come to the Reisterstown office of Drs. Eickhoff & Rowe for eye exams, the optometrists do more than simply ask which line of letters they can read on the eye chart. Like other eye doctors, James Eickhoff starts with a "complete case history,...
  • Senior briefs

    Tribute concert Frank and Trish Curreri perform a musical tribute to two American legends, Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra, at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Pascal Senior Activity Center, 125 Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie. Free. Information: 410-222-...
  • Documentary deals with different levels of sight loss

    New Vision for Independence Inc., will present a free showing of "Going Blind," a documentary about vision loss, at 10 a.m. Aug. 4 in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441. The film is directed and...
  • Diabetics Are At Risk For Vision Loss

    People with diabetes are at higher risk for eye diseases that can lead to vision loss or blindness, but they might not have symptoms at first. Regular eye exams can provide early detection, when treatment is most effective. Diabetic retinopathy, one...
  • Marijuana vs. chocolate war breaks out in Pennsylvania

    Marijuana vs. chocolate war breaks out in Pennsylvania
    With the intensity of Barney Fife's "We gotta nip this in the bud!" hysteria over crime in Mayberry, a segment of the medical establishment has gone after state Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, and his heartless war on chocolate. Leach has not really...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Comprehensive eye exam can help detect glaucoma in early stages

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 53 and have never had trouble with my eyesight, but my mother has glaucoma, which I know increases my risk of getting it. Is there anything I can do to prevent glaucoma? How often should I have an eye exam? ANSWER: You're correct...
  • Maker of Toms shoes expands into coffee roasting

    Maker of Toms shoes expands into coffee roasting
    Toms, the Los Angeles company known for its comfy, eco-friendly footwear and its shoes-donating ways, is tiptoeing into an unusual product line: coffee. The philanthropic business, which sells shoes and eyewear under a One for One business model, made...