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  • Why you should wear sunglasses in the winter

    Why you should wear sunglasses in the winter
    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...
  • Lazy eye not necessarily crossed or wandering eyes

    Lazy eye not necessarily crossed or wandering eyes
    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...
  • Cockeysville doctor to be honored at Rose Parade on Jan. 1

    Cockeysville doctor to be honored at Rose Parade on Jan. 1
    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,...
  • Eye surgeon gives near-blind man gift of sight

    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 —...
  • $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020

    $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020
    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...
  • Senior briefs

    Support groups 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,...
  • Dr. Christina R. Prescott seeing patients at Wilmer in Bel Air

    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...
  • Dr. Kraig Scot Bower joins Wilmer Eye in Bel Air

    Dr. Kraig Scot Bower joins Wilmer Eye in Bel Air
    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). Bower is...
  • Diabetes leading to blindness in many people

    Diabetes leading to blindness in many people
    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. Why is...
  • Eye-opening service project at Hammond Middle benefits Ethiopia

    Eye-opening service project at Hammond Middle benefits Ethiopia
    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...
  • Both eye and vision care should be insured

    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...
  • Diabetics Are At Risk For Vision Loss

    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...