Low vision is a condition where patients experience blurred sight, partial sight, tunnel vision, or even being legally blind. Unlike many other eye impairments, low vision cannot be corrected through glasses or surgery. Even with corrective lenses and ...
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8 causes of and fixes for that annoying eyelid twitching.
How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria from livestock pose a deadly risk to people. But the farm lobby won't let scientists track the danger
How Cost Effective is LASIK Surgery?
Baton Rouge LASIK surgeons explore the cost effectiveness of LASIK for Baton Rouge patients.
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy for Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know
Reviewed By When less invasive treatments for cerebral palsy (CP), such as braces and oral medications, aren’t providing sufficient relief, your doctor may consider neurosurgery Selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) is one option that can lead to improved movement for many children who have spasticity with dystonia (increased muscle stiffness and spasms). Here’s what Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson, M.D ., wants you to know about this treatment option. Q. What is selective dorsal rhizotomy? A. Selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) is a complex procedure. Johns Hopkins neurosurgeons take care to make the procedure as minimally invasive as possible. Our surgeons remove only one layer of bone (vs. multiple) in the back of your child’s spine.…
Slideshow: What Eye Problems Look Like
What do nearsightedness, farsightedness, or going blind look like? See these views and take an eye test in this slideshow from WebMD's medical editors.
Eye Care Tips In Summer
As you slather on sunscreen to defend your skin this summer, don’t forget sunglasses to protect your eyes. The same harmful rays that dama...
What Is the Difference Between an Ophthalmic Surgeon and an Oculoplastic Surgeon?
The terms “ophthalmic surgeon” and “oculoplastic surgeon” are similar, and for the layperson, the terminology can be perplexing. The team at Los Angeles area Eyesthetica understands where confusion can arise, and we want our patients to understand the difference between these terms and exactly what our doctors do. Read on for an explanation. What These Doctors Have …
EYEGLASSES Trends 2017: What To Wear?
Fashionable Glasses. 2017 Eyeglasses Trends. It's a party of colours, reds and browns being at the top, and a party of cool geeks.
Why Is There Gunk in My Eye?
Discharge is your eye's way of telling you something's up. From sleep to serious conditions, here's what to look for and what it might mean.