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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterWhen 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.”...
Tags: Human Body, Eyes and Vision, Health
Marylanders are extremely fortunate to have some of the nation's finest health care resources readily available within our borders. As Vincent DeMarco points out in his recent commentary ("Health exchanges benefit Md. families," Feb. 16), we also lead the...
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...
More than 1,200 Marylanders die every year because of a fall, according to the National Council on Aging. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths among people older than 65 and the leading cause of doctor visits, hospitalizations and...
Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now! After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner. According to the Vision Council of...
Nearly every day I have a client say “Doc, I think my dog has cataracts.” The reason for such a common statement in veterinary practices is the fact that older dogs will begin to develop cloudy eyes. However, most of the time, the cloudy...
Question: I recently became a diabetic. My doctor told me I might develop Diabetic Retinopathy. What is it? Answer: Diabetic Retinopathy is damage to the blood vessels in the retina. A healthy retina is essential for good vision. Damage to the...
July is Ultraviolet Radiation Safety Month, dedicated to reminding people of the dangers of being out in the sun and how to avoid long-term damage. The sun emits ultraviolet rays, which are harmful in large amounts. With many people spending leisure...
Tags: Human Body, Skin, Skin Cancer, Eyes and Vision, Skin Damage
Fox59 is helping to bring eye health into focus. Dr. Lacy Boggs runs a private practice in Lebanon. She said just because you have 20/20 vision, it does not mean your eyes have a clean bill of health. She said there are three main issue you should be...
All The RageThis post has been updated since its original publication. Hand-painted, colorful striped sunglasses. That's the second chapter of Toms Shoes' one-for-one business. "With every pair purchased, Toms will give someone sight," said Toms founder Blake...
Content courtesy of the American Optometric AssociationIn a year where an estimated 2.8 million Baby Boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye diseases are becoming increasingly important health issues, according to the American Optometric Association (AOA). The AOA is reminding Americans 60...
Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)Cataracts, a clouding of the eye's lens that blocks vision, are common in people 65 and older. But although age is a major risk factor, you may be able to slow the process. Some tips: Wear sunglasses. The sun's ultraviolet rays can speed up tissue...
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