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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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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening one- and two-year-olds for lazy eye can reliably detect children at risk for vision problems, a new study suggests. Researchers found tests by trained volunteers correctly caught a similar proportion of toddlers...
Aberdeen Lions Club Fred Rist is the "Growler Editor" for the Aberdeen Lions Club, working on the club's website and newsletter. Supporting the vision needs of our fellow human beings through financial support and testing is the goal of Lions Club....
While newborns’ eyes can at first appear misaligned, most straighten within the first few months of life. But if parents start to notice babies’ eyes crossing or wandering outward, upward or downward, it could be serious. The first step is...
The following is from the City Council meeting of March 6. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS •The council presented a proclamation honoring the Assistance League's 50 years of service to the city. •Senior sewer supervisor Graham R. Wright was...
Some 30,000 Chicago Public Schools students will learn about eye health in a pilot program aimed to get children and their parents to take vision more seriously. Prevent Blindness America, based in Chicago, gave the district 1,000 kits of its new Star...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A school-based program aimed at getting more Chinese teenagers with vision problems to buy glasses has failed, according to a new report. The finding is a set-back for researchers working to improve visual health in a...
While seniors have a monopoly on bad eyesight, children also suffer poor vision: 21 percent of preschoolers are farsighted, 4 percent are nearsighted and 10 percent have astigmatism, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study released in...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. eye specialists are welcoming the Nintendo 3DS game device, dismissing the manufacturer's warnings that its 3-D screen shouldn't be used by children 6 or younger because it may harm their immature vision. On the contrary,...
Angela Hilliard, a forensics specialist with the Glendale Police Department, didn't know why her eyes were red and dry, or why she was feeling exhausted at the end of the day. As a crime scene investigator on burglaries, robberies, suicides and the very...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterChildren who play more outdoors are smarter, leaner and stronger than kids more inclined toward indoor activities, and a new study finds they have another advantage: They're less likely to suffer from nearsightedness, in which objects in the distance...
Brawley optometrist Dr. Donald L. Barniske was elected to a second term as president of the College of Syntonic Optometry Board of Directors at the organization’s recent annual meeting in San Diego. Barniske's re-election came during the...
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