| 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...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Moon blindness, otherwise known as recurrent uveitis, can be a devastating disease of the equine eye.
The term moon blindness comes from the ancient belief that the disease was associated with the changes of the lunar cycles. The "recurrent" or...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Jennifer Myers and William McLeod were typical of the 56 area residents who took advantage of the first free eye examinations Friday morning at the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic in Ranson.
Sponsored by the West Virginia University Eye Institute and...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2010
Lisa Kurts works out five days a week, eats right and stays out of the sun. Her beauty regimen gets more complicated from there, with injections, creams and prescription medication — much of it aimed at enhancing the beauty of her eyes.
| 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 ...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 12:33 PM
A long-term study shows that Latinos have a much higher rate of certain vision disorders. Now, on the heels of the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study, free eye health screenings will be offered in the city.
The EyeSmart EyeCheck screening targeting Latinos was...
| Aug 3, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What can you tell me about Erdheim-Chester disease?
ANSWER: Erdheim-Chester disease is a very rare disorder in which histiocytes, cells that help fight infection, multiply and infiltrate bone marrow and then spread throughout the body....
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
A Lake County ophthalmology practice has been selected as one of only four practices in the country to participate in a clinical trial of a new lens that will be used in cataract surgery. Doctors from Mid-Florida Eye Center will test the new lens —...