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The blurry vision began early last year. Roy Lawrence ignored it as long as he could. But after falling off a ladder at his construction job, he knew he had to see a doctor. He went to a community health clinic in South Los Angeles, where doctors...
An increase in vision problems that cannot be corrected with lenses may be related to an uptick in diabetes rates over the same period, researchers said Tuesday. The team, led by Dr. David S. Friedman of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine...
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...
Special to The TimesIT was an affront to my baby boomer self's illusion of eternal youth to experience a growing inability to decipher freeway signs. I was forced to rely upon passengers, including my teenage son's sharp vision (and tongue) for navigating. Finally, I got...
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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...
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks. As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.Harvey was within days of losing an eye before a surgical graft helped restore his vision and save the eye. The fact that the patient had white, brown and black fur made no difference. When veterinary ophthalmologist Dr. Louis J. Laratta looked in...
I never fared terribly well with eyeglasses. I was amazed at how crisp the world looked when I first got them in the third grade. But all that clarity kind of gave me a headache and made me a little dizzy. Just days after I got the oversize smoky purple...
Dozens of Peninsula residents receive the gift of improved sight each year thanks to a network of health professionals and volunteers who work behind the scenes. "Individuals who can't see can't fill out a job application or a rental form. Eyewear is...
FARGO, N.D. - Please keep your forks out of my broccoli, I said to my teenage son and daughter while we enjoyed a family meal in a restaurant. They grinned at me and proceeded to steal the dark green vegetables from my plate. We need to review some...
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults 20 to 74 years old. Dr. Michael Grodin, co-director of retinal services and director of clinical research at Katzen Eye Group, discusses eye problems and the link to diabetes. Why is...
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