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Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors

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April 28, 2017

HealthDay News April 27, 2017 A condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be going undiagnosed too often, new research suggests. The new study involved 644 people aged 60 and older who were found to have normal eye health in their most recent examination by either a primary eye care ophthalmologist or optometrist. However, when...  read more


Castle Connolly Exceptional Women In Medicine - 2017

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April 18, 2017
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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Susan Fromer has been selected for the first ever awarding of Castle Connolly's Exceptional Women in Medicine! Congratulations on breaking down walls and shattering glass ceilings to enter this elite category.


Workplace Eye Wellness

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March 2, 2017

March Is “Workplace Eye Wellness” Month  When it comes to the health of your eyes, we are all business. Each day, more than 2,000 American workers suffer an eye injury. One of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce workplace eye injuries is to wear proper safety glasses. Certain fields of work carry the...  read more


Experimental Drug for age-related macular degeneration

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January 31, 2017

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) An experimental drug may one day make treatment simpler for patients suffering from vision-threatening age-related macular degeneration, researchers say. So far, the drug -- called AXT107 -- has been only tested on mice and rabbits, but it requires far fewer injections than current therapy to prevent vision loss. Current...  read more


Regained Eyesight After 20 Years

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December 5, 2016

Brooklyn Man Regains Eyesight After Being Blind For Nearly 20 Years December 3, 2016 Kevin Coughlin who was blind for nearly 20 years regained his eyesight, without the help of doctors or medicine. For years, he needed his guide dog to help him around. But now, Coughlin is, as he puts it, “un-blinded.” The thick...  read more


Bronx Eye Care Clinic Offers New Treatment

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November 3, 2016

November 1, 2016 THE BRONX - A Bronx eye care facility is the first to begin performing a new and rare eye vision correction procedure. Doctors at the Eye Surgery Centers of New York on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx say it's all thanks to a new type of laser. Doctors say the new...  read more


Color Blindness

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October 5, 2016

Colorblind Artist watch the film An interview with Dr. Susan Fromer What is Colorblindness? Color blindness, or color vision deficiency, is the inability to perceive color differences under normal lighting conditions. Color blindness affects a significant percentage of the population. People usually have three types of cone cells in the eye. Each type senses either red, green...  read more


Replace your sunglasses every two years

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September 21, 2016

New Study By Jennifer Lahmers Posted: Sep 09 2016 Everyone has that favorite pair of sunglasses but if you've been hanging onto those shades for a while, researchers now say it is probably time to let them go if you want to keep your eyes healthy. A new study out of Brazil suggests after two...  read more


Immune-Based Drug May Ease Chronic uveitis

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September 14, 2016

By Steven Reinberg WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) People with chronic eye inflammation known as uveitis may be able to keep the condition at bay with the immune-suppressing drug Humira (adalimumab), a new study finds. "Humira doesn't cure uveitis, but it does cause it to become quiet," said lead researcher Dr. Glenn Jaffe. He's...  read more


Why Don't People Have Orange or Golden Eyes?

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September 7, 2016

Interview by Live Science Laura Geggel, Senior Writer | September 7, 2016 The animal kingdom is full of creatures with wacky-colored peepers: great horned owls sport stunning golden eyes, while cats see through bright green, yellow or even orange eyes. So why don't humans show such colorful oglers? Actually, these amazing animal eye colors aren't...  read more