| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Like so many great inventions, Latisse came to be by accident. An unexpected, welcome side-effect experienced by patients using the glaucoma eye drops Lumigan.
Patients who were just trying to get some relief from this painful eye condition, were finding...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:47 PM
From peanuts to milk and even chocolate, people can be allergic to just about anything. Susan Gratza is raising two children with severe food allergies. She says getting proper treatment and knowing more about the condition has helped her to raise her...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now!
After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner.
According to the Vision Council of...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Fox59 is helping to bring eye health into focus.
Dr. Lacy Boggs runs a private practice in Lebanon. She said just because you have 20/20 vision, it does not mean your eyes have a clean bill of health. She said there are three main issue you should be...
| Nov 29, 2011
Night driving entails a whole host of challenges, not the least of which is the frequency with which that same sappy love song pops up on station after station.
Lovelorn call-in shows aside, driving in the dark poses very real dangers to your physical...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Question: I recently became a diabetic. My doctor told me I might develop Diabetic Retinopathy. What is it?
Answer: Diabetic Retinopathy is damage to the blood vessels in the retina. A healthy retina is essential for good vision.
Damage to the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:43 PM
While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Adoption is a subject very near and dear to my heart. For one, I went through the process myself when I became a Bade legally. My biological dad was out of the picture and the Bades made me a part of their family album when Mom remarried. ...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:33 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- A new technology, partially developed University of California San Diego, could help prevent serious symptoms from developing in those diagnosed with glaucoma, according to local doctors.
Triggerfish is a gold-colored microchip...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:44 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — These reader questions were answered at the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan. 14-18.
Question: Our cat, who's at least 12 years old, has always been traumatized during her yearly veterinary exams. On her most recent...
| Mar 7, 2012
Peter Miller was a high-powered businessman who owned several electronic security firms when he was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration in 1999.
Like so many people who lose their central vision, Miller couldn't imagine life without the...