| May 30, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests.
But claims by supplement...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Parents want their kids to be as healthy as possible. Whether tailoring kids' diets to include healthier foods or encouraging their youngsters to be physically active, parents often go the extra mile with regards to the health of their children.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:03 PM
UC Irvine ophthalmologists were the first in Orange County to implant tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced Monday.
Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute...
| 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...
| 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)...
| Aug 3, 2010
Bobby Livingston couldn't sleep. The indoor quiet was unnerving, the softness of his mattress all wrong. For weeks after moving into Room 216 at the Senator Hotel, he found comfort only on a hard tile floor that felt reassuringly like the pavement....
| Jan 26, 2012
ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered at the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18.
Q: Our cat, who's at least 12 years old, has always been traumatized during her yearly veterinary exams. On her most recent visit, the vet...
| Apr 27, 2011
The thought of forgoing reading because of her rapidly deteriorating eyesight terrified Joan Retzlaff after suffering complications from her wet macular degeneration.
The condition — a chronic eye disease that affects the central field of vision ...