| Aug 16, 2010
| 9:39 PM
Another article in a series about the people and the jobs that define a Maryland summer.
Conor Sheehey has heard the "Baywatch" jokes. All of them, thank you.
No, the 19-year-old lifeguard doesn't run in slow motion. Most of the swimmers he...
| Sep 5, 2011
In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 15, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The blurry vision began early last year. Roy Lawrence ignored it as long as he could. But after falling off a ladder at his construction job, he knew he had to see a doctor.
He went to a community health clinic in South Los Angeles, where doctors...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 4:35 PM
See more photos. The Tails of Hope “no-kill,” dog rescue and adoption shelter in Highland Park recently reopened in a tucked-away industrial building, just south …...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Dame Judi Dench is not going blind, she says. Dame Judi Dench revealed over the weekend that she has age-related macular degeneration....
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:31 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening middle-aged African Americans for glaucoma may prevent some from losing their vision, but the benefits are modest and costly, suggests a new study.
About two percent of Americans over age 40 are affected by glaucoma,...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 4:20 PM
When 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.”...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Advanced Eye Care Optometry
2151 Ross Ave. El Centro
Tell us how you ended up in this line of work.
At five years old I was in a car accident on La Brucherie Road and Main Street in El Centro. My eyes were damaged...