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Culture MonsterNew leadership: The Metropolitan Museum of Art hires Sheena Wagstaff, chief curator of Tate Modern in London, in a bid to become a "serious competitor in the field of contemporary art for the first time in half a century." (New......
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...
L.A. NOWThe FBI and San Diego police are asking for the public's help in finding a bank robbery suspect the agencies have dubbed the Mr. Magoo Bandit because of his roundish head, bald pate and apparent nearsightedness, like the famous cartoon......
The Daily MirrorMay 14, 1961: Rinold George Duren, is the victim -- or the beneficiary, if you want to look at it that way -- of the most monumental case of nearsightedness in the annals of sport, if not in the annals......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesBlame it on the "tsetse fly belt" dividing north and south Africa. Or the schizophrenic monsoons in Asia. Blame it, Eliza Griswold suggests, on overweening hubris and nearsightedness. But don't blame the cultural divide between Islam and Christianity on...
Dr. Peter Wilcox of Hayes was one of the speakers at the annual meeting and educational conference of the Orthokeratology Academy of America in Chicago in April. Wilcox personally presented four lectures and shared the podium for 12 hours during the...
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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...
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, I can read the sign across the street! my 9-year-old daughter exclaimed as she stepped outside wearing her purple-framed glasses for the first time. A few weeks prior to that day, she came home from school with a note after a vision...
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Unclear on the Concept (and the Image): The Associated Press, reporting in August from Jerusalem, noted that the ultra-Orthodox community's "modesty patrols" were selling eyeglasses with "special blur-inducing stickers" that fuzz up distant images so that...
Parents want their kids to be as healthy as possible. Whether tailoring kids' diets to include healthier foods or encouraging their youngsters to be physically active, parents often go the extra mile with regards to the health of their children. But as...
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Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests. But claims by supplement...
Advanced technology in the classroom is typically reason for celebration. However coupled with technology at home and nearly everywhere else has some Optometrists noticing a negative side effect to using technology. In the past three years Dr. Christine...
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