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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...
The premise: Annie (Jennie Garth) is a waitress, a widow and a mother with a big problem. Her 6-year-old daughter, Taylor (Dannika Northcott), is steadily losing her eyesight. By the time we meet the young girl, she can see only bright colors and vague...
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...
HealthMakeup? Fine. Mask? Go for it. Hair dye? Just do it. Decorative contact lenses? Hold on there. Pennsylvania's opthamologists want to remind Halloween partiers that they should take a pass on those discount store contact lenses. It's illegal to sell them...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelThis holiday season, EyeCare America has launched a campaign called, “Do You See What I See?” — which provides eligible senior citizens with free eye exams and eye health care information. This year-round program provides eye e...
TribLocal - ElmhurstOn February 4th, the Immaculate Conception Grade School community celebrated the end of Catholic Schools’ Week with their weekly Friday morning all school mass. Students …...
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...
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:...
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...
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...
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