| Aug 13, 2010
Reaching from Los Angeles to Yerevan, local doctors are healing the eyes of Armenian infants who otherwise would go blind.
In June, a team of six doctors performed surgeries at a neonatal clinic in Yerevan, delivered key equipment and trained roughly...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:06 PM
It was March 10 when many of you first read about the kitten Brady being born without eyelids (eyelid agenesis), and his lashes turning inward and rubbing on his corneas.
His first surgery was performed at the end of April and the Community Animal...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 10:27 AM
Heading back to school -- most parents view it as a positive time for their kids. What you may not see is the danger for their eyes. They're playing video games at home, staring at tv and computer screens and now in the classroom more computer time. A...
| Jan 26, 2011
Angela Hilliard, a forensics specialist with the Glendale Police Department, didn't know why her eyes were red and dry, or why she was feeling exhausted at the end of the day.
As a crime scene investigator on burglaries, robberies, suicides and the very...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 6:21 AM
Even when Eugene "Yogi" Martin was in his 20s, he had the eyes of an older man.
Bright light hurt his eyes. The words in newspaper articles looked like "muddy" blurs. It was just so hard to see, he said. Decades of wearing hard contacts helped for a...
| Aug 25, 2010
We often butt heads with our parents during our teenage years; it isn't until we've spent four years (or five or six) away at college that we realize how good we had it living at home.
If there was a problem with your car, for instance, you could just...
| Sep 9, 2010
At 5 p.m., as Jose Vega uncaps a tiny, $100 tube of ointment, he thinks of work. As a chef at Jabinero's, he should already be spreading ingredients - onions, peppers, meats - across the restaurant stovetop. But instead, he spreading ointment over two...
| Aug 29, 2010
Twenty-eight years after her death, and more than 50 years after first wowing audiences on the big screen, Grace Kelly, the statuesque blonde with the impossibly small waist and flawless face, continues to inspire designers and admirers alike.
| Aug 30, 2010
Although most people know to head to the eye doctor when they have trouble seeing things correctly, many people don't know the differences between the duties of an optometrist and those of an ophthalmologist.
The obvious difference, however, is that an...
| Sep 8, 2010
- Lady Gaga's teen fans are attempting to copy her huge, computer-generated, anime-style eyes seen in her Bad Romance video with illegal Circle contact lenses obtained without a prescription on a website originating in a foreign country. These contacts...
| Sep 16, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are intraocular lenses? Are the lenses themselves and the procedure to place them considered safe?
ANSWER: Intraocular lenses are artificial lenses placed within the eye to correct a person's vision. The lenses are approved by...
| Sep 24, 2010
Cataracts, a clouding of the eye's lens that blocks vision, are common in people 65 and older. But although age is a major risk factor, you may be able to slow the process. Some tips:
Wear sunglasses. The sun's ultraviolet rays can speed up tissue...