| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:48 AM
Blepharitis, usually identified by a sufferer's red, irritated eyelids, is becoming more common. And while doctors aren't sure why, it can be controlled with vigilance, according to Dr. Laura K. Green, residency program director of cornea, cataract and...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:20 AM
In November, Harford County residents will have a new option for eye care as Katzen Eye Group, Maryland's largest private eye care practice, opens its first location in Bel Air.
In response to what the business sees as a growing demand for...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 11:08 AM
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,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
UC Irvine ophthalmologists implanted tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced this week. Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in December inserted one of...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies.
Researchers found that people...
| Dec 5, 2012
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of California at Los Angeles recently created a light-sensitive molecule that they say could help restore vision lost in degenerative eye diseases, such as macular degeneration, and...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:46 PM
“Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.”—John 12:21b
My only previous experience with contact lenses was in eleventh grade when a classmate tried on my girlfriend’s (now my wife of thirty-seven years)...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Forget the old-fashioned eye chart. A portable device spots vision problems in babies and kids, giving parents and pediatricians a clear picture of eye health.
"I'm going to take a picture of Annemarie's eyes. Keep looking right here."
It looks like a...
| Aug 1, 2012
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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Oct 6, 2012
(KTLA) Drinking at least three cups of coffee a day could increase your risk of developing glaucoma, according to a new study.
Researchers at Harvard University found that men and women who are heavy coffee drinkers are 34 percent more likely to...