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The Winchester SunColista Ledford has given up her large print Reader’s Digest, and singing at church is no problem now that she can see the words in the hymn book. The 82-year-old Ledford does not take these things for granted. After years of suffering from...
Tags: Charity, Glaucoma, Physical Conditions, Health, Human Interest
Nearly every day I have a client say “Doc, I think my dog has cataracts.” The reason for such a common statement in veterinary practices is the fact that older dogs will begin to develop cloudy eyes. However, most of the time, the cloudy...
July is Ultraviolet Radiation Safety Month, dedicated to reminding people of the dangers of being out in the sun and how to avoid long-term damage. The sun emits ultraviolet rays, which are harmful in large amounts. With many people spending leisure...
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...
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...
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...
Tags: Blindness, Margarine, Cheese Corn, Cheddar Cheese, Soups
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...
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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Apr 11, 2013 |Column| Herald Mail
Dec 27, 2012 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
Jan 11, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Dec 15, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 4, 2012 |Column| Daily American
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Nov 28, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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