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Eyes and Vision (INACTIVE)

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  • My Pet World: Helping deal with cats' trauma

    ORLANDO, Fla. — These reader questions were answered at the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan. 14-18. Question: Our cat, who's at least 12 years old, has always been traumatized during her yearly veterinary exams. On her most recent...
  • Common eye problems

    Common eye problems
    Few 40-year-olds' to-do lists include "Be proactive about not going blind," so you might have to play catch-up. Age 40 really is the time to start protecting your eyes against serious diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, neither of which...
  • Considering LASIK surgery?

    Considering LASIK surgery?
    It's been a little over a year since Joseph Schnell, an elevator construction worker from Philadelphia, had LASIK eye surgery to correct his nearsighted vision. Rather than becoming clearer and sharper, though, Schnell's vision soon was plagued by near-...
  • The cataracts are gone

    The cataracts are gone
    For the millions of baby boomers who will eventually need cataract surgery, here's some cheering news: New types of implantable lenses promise to restore your youthful vision. Unlike the standard single-power lenses doctors have been implanting for 30...
  • Optometrist vs. ophthalmologist

    Optometrist vs. ophthalmologist
    Need 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...
  • Doctors predict 'boom' in eye diseases

    Doctors predict 'boom' in eye diseases
    In 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...
  • The better to see you with

    The better to see you with
    Diabetes 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...