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Ophthalmology (INACTIVE)

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  • Just say don't: Doctors question routine tests and treatments

    Just say don't: Doctors question routine tests and treatments
    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...
  • Nearsighted kids may get worse in winter

    Nearsighted kids may get worse in winter
    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. "Most...
  • Vision clinic takes the long view

    Vision clinic takes the long view
    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 &#...
  • Good plastic surgery, bad plastic surgery

    Good plastic surgery, bad plastic surgery
    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...
  • ICGS Awards Its 2011 Distinguished Graduate

     
    On February 4th, the Immaculate Conception Grade School community celebrated the end of Catholic Schools’ Week with their weekly Friday morning all school mass. Students …...
  • Free eye exams for seniors

     
    This holiday season, EyeCare America has launched a campaign called, “Do You See What I See?”  — which provides eligible senior citizens with free eye exams and eye health care information. This year-round program provides eye e...
  • Suspect in Early Morning Grandville Eyeglass Burglary Apprehended, Arraigned Today

    Suspect in Early Morning Grandville Eyeglass Burglary Apprehended, Arraigned Today
    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....
  • His eye is on the blind

    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....
  • Vet offers free eye exams for seeing-eye dogs

    Vet offers free eye exams for seeing-eye dogs
    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...
  • Free service for service dogs

    Free service for service dogs
    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...
  • Beware decorative contact lenses

    Beware decorative contact lenses
    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...
  • Pinkeye test to get Chicago-area trial

    Pinkeye test to get Chicago-area trial
    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...