| 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 17, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Two exhibits on display this month at the Ellendale (N.D.) Opera House, called “Eye Spy” and “To Fool the Eye,” are on loan from The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in California.
The exhibits tell the history...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:53 AM
TUCSON, AZ -- An 86-year-old man who was impaled through the skull with pruning shears in a freak gardening accident was expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said.
Leroy Luetscher dropped a pair of pruning shears while working in his yard in...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:24 AM
Harpers Ferry Family Medicine
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Two new physicians have joined Harpers Ferry Family Medicine at 171 Taylor St. and the medical staff at WVUH-East's Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Drs. Aaron McLaughlin and David Roelkey are...
| Nov 28, 2011
We rarely stop to think about it, but reading is an amazing accomplishment. It turns markings on a page or a screen into coherent thoughts. It's a complicated process: The eyes see a procession of letters, and the brain turns them into words.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2009
It's been a little over a year since Joseph Schnell, an elevator construction worker from Philadelphia, had LASIK eye surgery to correct his nearsighted vision. Rather than becoming clearer and sharper, though, Schnell's vision soon was plagued by near-...
| Aug 11, 2009
For the millions of baby boomers who will eventually need cataract surgery, here's some cheering news: New types of implantable lenses promise to restore your youthful vision. Unlike the standard single-power lenses doctors have been implanting for 30...