| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
You'll want to concentrate on yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, plus egg yolks and fatty, cold-water fish.
When it comes to protecting your vision, what you eat may affect what you see. Certain vitamins and minerals found in food may play a role...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:01 PM
First thing: Anyone can get skin cancer, and they get it from the UV, or ultraviolet rays of the sun as well as sun lamps and tanning booths. Light-skinned, fair-haired and light-eyed people do have a greater risk, but dark-skinned people get it as well....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies.
Researchers found that people...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:13 AM
Temperatures are getting hotter, the days longer and school is almost out for summer. WSBT is continuing its series "Mom's Summer Survival Guide," by taking a look at protecting your child's skin and eyes this summer.
There are three things no one...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Lawndale for to kick off AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH/ DIABETIC EYE DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH with the FITNESS SYNDICATE VS OBESITY. In honor of American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, we want to remind...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests.
But claims by supplement...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:54 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The risk of a person's retina detaching after having a cataract removed is dropping, says a new study.
Australian researchers found that the number of people who needed their retina reattached after their cataract was...
| Aug 1, 2012
After learning she needed cataract surgery for her weakening eyesight, Merle Gordon decided to wait a few months until her ophthalmologist could offer laser surgery with more precision.
She's glad she did. Gordon received a new type of laser surgery on...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:37 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A young harbor seal rescued at South Mission Beach underwent cataract surgery this week, a procedure that might allow her to be returned to the ocean, SeaWorld San Diego announced Friday.
After her rescue on June 13, SeaWorld veterinarians...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:06 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contrary to some past research, a new study finds that elderly adults who have cataract surgery could face an increased risk of falls and fractures in the next year - at least if they have only one eye done.
The increase was...
| Dec 27, 2012
Dozens of Peninsula residents receive the gift of improved sight each year thanks to a network of health professionals and volunteers who work behind the scenes. "Individuals who can't see can't fill out a job application or a rental form. Eyewear is...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vision loss likely related to diabetes increased by 20 percent over less than a decade in the U.S., according to a new study.
So-called nonrefractive vision impairment - which includes glaucoma and cataracts - can't be...