| 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...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Detroit's bankruptcy is about numbers: a 26 percent drop in population since 2000, 78,000 abandoned properties, $10 billion in underfunded pension and health care obligations for public employees and billions more in bonds and other debt that make it...
| 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 —...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:22 PM
“The Wind Rises” opens in select U.S. theaters Friday before an expanded release next week, and a new clip has […]...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Ready for another celebrity art show? This one comes with a New Wave rock twist and some distinctive eyewear.
Mark Mothersbaugh -- the polymath musician and artist, best known for the band Devo -- will be the subject of a retrospective that will...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:33 AM
My 11-year-old son spends a lot of time in the dark. By which I mean he plays video games and watches TV in his room with al the lights off for a few hours a day. I've always been told that it is bad for your eyes to do that, but when I tell him that,...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:51 AM
MERIDEN — Dan Barrett is a cheery, bearded guy whose business card features his smiling face and jokes about his nearsightedness and bald head. You wouldn't expect him to be a fan of "harrowing, black metal, shrieking, super depressing" music.
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:40 PM
In 1980, Tom Clancy was making a decent living as an insurance agent. But underwriting fire, casualty and car policies wasn't the stuff of his dreams.
In his spare time he began to plot a novel — about an ex-Marine who worked for the CIA and a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I received a question via our iPhone App from a Dad concerned about all of the new electronics his children are using and whether all these gadgets might harm their vision.
After doing some research, I discovered there's not a lot of data to support...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:25 AM
One time a while back, I went to the gym to fit in my regular workout and realized that I was missing an important piece of equipment — my contact lenses. I am afflicted with nearsightedness and therefore, stuff beyond the end of my nose all looks...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Advanced technology in the classroom is typically reason for celebration. However coupled with technology at home and nearly everywhere else has some Optometrists noticing a negative side effect to using technology. In the past three years Dr. Christine...