Te' LaVette sometimes slept in her contact lenses for up to two weeks at a time — and it caught up with her on her wedding day. Quality care saved the day and her sight.
The miracle and beauty of the sun can be quickly forgotten when you are temporarily blinded by its glare. Fortunately, sunglasses can be modified with a technique called polarization to reduce light glare and improve vision and safety in the sun.
Active 73-year-old David Hibler, Sr., saw ophthalmologist Michael Feilmeier, MD, due to rapid, unpredictable changes in his vision. He quickly learned he was at risk of suffering a major stroke.
Many people think cataracts only happen to older people, but children can get cataracts too. Early detection and prompt treatment can prevent permanent vision loss.
A promising treatment for childhood near-sightedness is welcome news at a time when more and more kids are being diagnosed with the condition.
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