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Eyes and Vision (INACTIVE)

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  • Eyelid inflammation becoming more common

    Eyelid inflammation becoming more common
    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...
  • Katzen Eye Group expands to Harford

    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...
  • Both eye and vision care should be insured

    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...
  • 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,...
  • Tiny telescopes implanted into eyes help elderly patient see better

     
    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...
  • Vision insurance tied to better eye health

    Vision insurance tied to better eye health
    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...
  • Researchers see the light in bid to restore lost vision

    Researchers see the light in bid to restore lost vision
    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...
  • Open our Eyes, Lord

    Open our Eyes, Lord
    “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)...
  • Vision Screener Spots eye problems

    Vision Screener Spots eye problems
    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...
  • New laser technology available for removing cataracts

     New laser technology available for removing cataracts
    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...
  • SeaWorld restores nearly blind seal's vision

    SeaWorld restores nearly blind seal's vision
    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...
  • Drinking Three or More Cups of Coffee a Day linked to Glaucoma

    Drinking Three or More Cups of Coffee a Day linked to Glaucoma
    (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...