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Research Provides Hope For Degenerative Eye Diseases

There is fascinating research at Johns Hopkins that could someday lead to treatment for degenerative eye diseases.

06/17/2014

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Looking Out For Macular Degeneration

More than 2 million Americans have macular degeneration and another 8 million are at high risk. The best way to deal with it is to get an eye exam and get out in front of it.

01/30/2014

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Infants Being Screened For Vision Problems

According to new information, a portable screening device to screen for vision problems in infants can be used as early as 6 months of age.

11/05/2013

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Don’t Overlook Eye Health

It’s hard to think of something more important than your sight. But many people take their eyes for granted. And the eyes are often overlooked when it comes to your health.

06/28/2013

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Diet May Affect Dry Eye Syndrome

There are many causes, or suspected causes of dry eye syndrome. A surprising one is diet – in particular, omega-3s.

06/20/2013

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Blinking May Be Linked To Thought Process

Scientists have found that blinking may be linked to how we pay attention, rather than simply a mechanism to lubricate the eyes.

01/04/2013

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Look For Poor Vision In Children

There are many causes of a headache but one of the most commonly overlooked is poor vision that is not treated with glasses. The group that is most affected are children in grade school.

09/26/2012

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Retinoblastoma

Most people have never heard of it but retinoblastoma is a rare cancer that forms in the eyes of babies and young children.

05/24/2012

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The Season For Pink Eye

Springtime is the season when we see a growing number of cases of a common eye condition called conjunctivitis or pink eye.

05/14/2012

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New Drugs For Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The development of two drugs, ranibizumab and bevacizumab, have transformed care for age related macular degeneration.

05/10/2012

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Brain May Trick The Way We See

If you stare at a dim light bulb without moving your eyes for about ten seconds, and then look at a blank wall or ceiling, you will likely see an afterimage of the light. Your brain may be playing tricks on your eyes.

03/14/2012

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Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis is the medical term for pink eye, a condition most people have experienced, especially if they are parents of young children.

01/18/2012

Eye Doctor Offers Tips For Handling Fireworks

by KYW’s Michelle Durham Fourth of July would not be complete without fireworks, but one local physician is concerned because she has treated far too many injuries.

07/03/2010

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