| Oct 16, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Question: I recently became a diabetic. My doctor told me I might develop Diabetic Retinopathy. What is it?
Answer: Diabetic Retinopathy is damage to the blood vessels in the retina. A healthy retina is essential for good vision.
Damage to the...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now!
After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner.
According to the Vision Council of...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:47 PM
From peanuts to milk and even chocolate, people can be allergic to just about anything. Susan Gratza is raising two children with severe food allergies. She says getting proper treatment and knowing more about the condition has helped her to raise her...
| Aug 31, 2011
An upcoming clinical trial could help show if a test kit for a common eye ailment will save consumers money and reduce faulty diagnoses, health experts say.
Conjunctivitis, better known as pinkeye and most prevalent in children, causes inflammation of...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Like so many great inventions, Latisse came to be by accident. An unexpected, welcome side-effect experienced by patients using the glaucoma eye drops Lumigan.
Patients who were just trying to get some relief from this painful eye condition, were finding...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Fox59 is helping to bring eye health into focus.
Dr. Lacy Boggs runs a private practice in Lebanon. She said just because you have 20/20 vision, it does not mean your eyes have a clean bill of health. She said there are three main issue you should be...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Windber artist, Julius S. Mehok likes to keep a low profile, something that may soon change by having his work printed on the 2012 Windber Coal Calendar by the Eurkea Coal Heritage Foundation.
Mehok, 87, a self-taught artist, has an extensive following...
| Nov 29, 2011
Night driving entails a whole host of challenges, not the least of which is the frequency with which that same sappy love song pops up on station after station.
Lovelorn call-in shows aside, driving in the dark poses very real dangers to your physical...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Little things count at theme parks, even ones as small as snowflakes.
On a recent trip to SeaWorld Orlando, I noticed the it was repeatedly using a snowflake design throughout the park. For instance, the snowy bits can be seen on the bright red umbrellas...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Anetta Jackson begins most days as she ends them — reading.
Fiction, nonfiction, magazines, newspapers. It doesn't matter.
She always has had a love of the written word, the Hagerstown woman said.
Now retired, Jackson, 68, has even more time to...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:43 PM
While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:33 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- A new technology, partially developed University of California San Diego, could help prevent serious symptoms from developing in those diagnosed with glaucoma, according to local doctors.
Triggerfish is a gold-colored microchip...