| 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...
| 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
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At five years old I was in a car accident on La Brucherie Road and Main Street in El Centro. My eyes were damaged...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Question: My eye doctor says I have presbyopia. What is it? I'm only in my 40's. Is this normal? Is there anything I should be doing for it?
Answer: Presbyopia is part of the aging process. As we age the lens in the eye hardens, making it less...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:01 AM
PETOSKEY — The top of David Penfold’s resume reads, “I can see a garden before it is planted. My gardens come from my heart.”
And as you continue to read about his 27 years of experience in gardening, his talents become clear....