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Have you ever been staring off and noticed a little squiggly line or spec float through your line of vision? Or turn out the lights and see a sudden lightning flash when it isn't storming? They may be curious, even mesmerizing, but these floaters and...
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While USC conducted a nationwide search for a dean for its school of medicine, Dr. Stephen J. Ryan stepped in as interim dean in 1991, expecting to serve for six months. He held the job a record 13 years. During his tenure as dean, it became known as...
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...
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Veterinary Ophthalmologist uses speciality to positively touch the lives of pets and their caretakersWho: Robert Swinger, 35, Fort Lauderdale Title: Owner and Chief Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Animal Eye Guys of South Florida, within the Hollywood Animal Hospital in addition to locations in Miami Beach and South Miami. Started: January 1 From:...
Aaron Williams was 15 when his friend invited him over to try out a new Christmas present — a potato gun constructed by hand from plastic pipe with hair spray as its propellent. Aaron said it was thrilling to watch as other teenagers balanced...
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...
International Association of Administrative Professionals The International Association of Administrative Professionals, or IAAP, recently announced that Donnell Householder of Cumberland, Md., earned certified administrative professional certification....
As an ophthalmologist, I am proud to say the citizens of Florida have the best eye care of any state in the country. This is undoubtedly due to the thousands of outstanding ophthalmologists and optometrists who have been working side by side and in...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Now there are 135. That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful, and which doctors and patients should...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelThe upward trend in type 2 diabetes, especially among younger adults, appears to be driving a rise in vision problems at an earlier age, according to a study released today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Because of the soaring rate of...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For nearsighted children in Denmark, vision deteriorated faster when days were shortest and more slowly during the summer months, according to a new study looking into whether daylight may slow kids' vision loss. "Most...
During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong. Unless a vision...
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