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  • 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...
  • Myopia that bankrupted Detroit is shared by many

    Myopia that bankrupted Detroit is shared by many
    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...
  • 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 —...
  • ‘The Wind Rises’ video: Hayao Miyazaki’s final film opens in U.S.

     
    “The Wind Rises” opens in select U.S. theaters Friday before an expanded release next week, and a new clip has […]...
  • Mark Mothersbaugh art retrospective to tour, stop in Santa Monica

    Mark Mothersbaugh art retrospective to tour, stop in Santa Monica
    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...
  • Can video games damage your child's sight?

    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,...
  • Post-Punk Musician, Friendly Nerd Succeeds In Web Business But Says He's 'World's Worst Salesperson'

    Post-Punk Musician, Friendly Nerd Succeeds In Web Business But Says He's 'World's Worst Salesperson'
    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. But...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers

    Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers
    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...
  • Monitor, limit child's screen time to avoid vision issues

    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...
  • Spectacles that bring better lives

    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...
  • Technology Backlash; Advanced Technology Taking a Toll on Kids' Eyesight

    Technology Backlash; Advanced Technology Taking a Toll on Kids' Eyesight
    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...