| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:25 AM
We slather on sunscreen and sport our shades during the sunny summer months. But Dr. Francisco Burgos at Katzen Eye Group says we should also be wearing sunglasses in the winter. The practice's director of refractive surgery services and comprehensive eye...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The famed Tournament of Roses — an extravaganza of marching bands, equestrian units and, of course, the magnificent floral floats — kicks off on Wednesday. This year's parade will have a touch of Towson on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float,...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Lazy eye is often mistaken for eyes that cross or wander, but some patients with the disorder don't show these symptoms. Dr. Lisa Abrams, a pediatric ophthalmologist at Katzen Eye Group, talks about how lazy eye is diagnosed, who gets it and how it is...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
In his 14 years of providing free eye exams for the homeless and volunteering at the Helping Up Mission, Dr. Anthony Kameen had never seen a situation like that of 47-year-old Anthony Curtis.
Curtis was like many men at the Baltimore shelter —...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults 20 to 74 years old. Dr. Michael Grodin, co-director of retinal services and director of clinical research at Katzen Eye Group, discusses eye problems and the link to diabetes.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Students at Hammond Middle School put away their textbooks on Friday, Nov. 30, and left the classroom for a different kind of education.
To raise money and awareness for a program one of their teachers is participating in, the entire student...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
| Oct 26, 2012
The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for care giving, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Christina R. Prescott, M.D., Ph.D. and an assistant professor of ophthalmology is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center).
Prescott specializes in medical and surgical management of serious corneal...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Kraig Scot Bower, M.D., F.A.C.S, the director of refractive surgery at The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center).
| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Marylanders are extremely fortunate to have some of the nation's finest health care resources readily available within our borders. As Vincent DeMarco points out in his recent commentary ("Health exchanges benefit Md. families," Feb. 16), we also lead the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:40 AM
People with diabetes are at higher risk for eye diseases that can lead to vision loss or blindness, but they might not have symptoms at first. Regular eye exams can provide early detection, when treatment is most effective.
Diabetic retinopathy, one...