| 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...
| 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....
| 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)...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
When Debra Crawford was in her 20s, she received a life-changing diagnosis.
She had diabetes.
From that moment on, every day, every hour would require constant, unwavering attention to meals, lifestyle and medication.
The Hagerstown woman would...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Little things count at theme parks, even ones as small as snowflakes. On a recent trip to SeaWorld Orlando, I noticed the it was repeatedly using a snowflake design throughout the park. For instance, the snowy bits can be seen on the bright red umbrellas...
| 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....