| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:19 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Now there are 135.
That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful, and which doctors and patients should...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For nearsighted children in Denmark, vision deteriorated faster when days were shortest and more slowly during the summer months, according to a new study looking into whether daylight may slow kids' vision loss.
| 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 ...
| Apr 15, 2012
Like it or not, plastic surgery is here to stay.
Sure, some people will tout the virtues of self-acceptance and aging gracefully and lament that the rise of cosmetic procedures (including fillers, Botox and the like) signifies the swift decline of...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
On February 4th, the Immaculate Conception Grade School community celebrated the end of Catholic Schoolsâ Week with their weekly Friday morning all school mass. Students …...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
This holiday season, EyeCare America has launched a campaign called, âDo You See What I See?âÂ — which provides eligible senior citizens with free eye exams and eye health care information. This year-roundÂ program provides eye e...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Kent County Prosecutors have arraigned Frederick Lewis Scott, 41, as a suspect in a burglary of a Grandville eyeglass business early this morning. Grandville Police responded to a burglary alarm at Grand Rapids Ophthalmology, 4475 Wilson Ave S.W....
| Mar 24, 2011
| 6:24 PM
God is a pretty cool guy. He created the heavens, the earth, all the trees and rocks, animals and people. He’s done good work. However, some people like to think that, since the Big Genesis Bang, he’s mostly sat back and watched things unfold....
| Jun 10, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Animal ophthalmologist, Dr. Paul Gerding, examines seeing-eye dogs for free. It’s something that Gerding’s clinic, Eye Care for Animals, offers to all service dogs once a year.
Laura Glowacki is legally blind and has brought in her seeing...
| May 12, 2011
| 1:05 PM
They are often descibed as the eyes of the owner, but service dog's eyes need attention, too.
Virginia Maryland-Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, and Merial Inc. held a free eye exam clinic...
| Oct 12, 2011
For Halloween revelers, turning their eyes from blue to otherworldly with over-the-counter, decorative contact lenses may enhance holiday fun, but health experts warn these devices can lead to serious vision-threatening problems.
According to the Food...
| Aug 31, 2011
An upcoming clinical trial could help show if a test kit for a common eye ailment will save consumers money and reduce faulty diagnoses, health experts say.
Conjunctivitis, better known as pinkeye and most prevalent in children, causes inflammation of...