| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - “Please keep your forks out of my broccoli,” I said to my teenage son and daughter while we enjoyed a family meal in a restaurant. They grinned at me and proceeded to steal the dark green vegetables from my plate.
We need to review some...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The blurry vision began early last year. Roy Lawrence ignored it as long as he could. But after falling off a ladder at his construction job, he knew he had to see a doctor.
He went to a community health clinic in South Los Angeles, where doctors...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks.
As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:36 PM
I never fared terribly well with eyeglasses. I was amazed at how crisp the world looked when I first got them in the third grade. But all that clarity kind of gave me a headache and made me a little dizzy.
Just days after I got the oversize smoky purple...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 4:20 PM
When Gilmer Park veterinary technician Jennifer Bisig brought a 13-week-old blind Shih Tzu puppy home, her family decided to rename the little dog.
“She was named Willow,” Bisig said. “My daughter, Hannah, renamed her Faith.”...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:43 PM
While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - “Mom, I can read the sign across the street!” my 9-year-old daughter exclaimed as she stepped outside wearing her purple-framed glasses for the first time.
A few weeks prior to that day, she came home from school with a note after a vision...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Jennifer Myers and William McLeod were typical of the 56 area residents who took advantage of the first free eye examinations Friday morning at the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic in Ranson.
Sponsored by the West Virginia University Eye Institute and...