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 ...
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.
Where We Learn That Artificial Eyes Really Aren't Round At All
If you think that an artificial eye looks like a big glass marble, you're not alone. And you're wrong. We visit the people who made a prosthetic eye for a 5-year-old boy who lost an eye to cancer.
What to Expect after Cataract Surgery
Cataract surgery is a safe & effective way of restoring ones vision. There are many experienced surgeons at FLEI that are available for cataract evaluations
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.…
Top nutritional tips for eye health (Includes interview and first-hand account)
Did you know that adding certain nutrients to your diet every day, either through foods or supplements, can help save your vision? By adding powerful antioxidants to your diet, you can greatly improve your eye health, according to an eye specialist.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
A Journey Through the Human Eye: How We See
We depend on our eyes more than any other sense, however many of us take this precious gift for granted. Without them, we could not experience a beautiful su...
10 Neat Optical Illusions
Melt your brain and amaze your eyes with these optical illusions.
How to Choose Eyeglass Frames for Your Face Shape
Which frames will work with - not against - your face shape?