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…
What Is Low Vision?
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 ...
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
How Do Magic Eye Pictures Work?
Magic Eye's granddaddy was the random dot stereogram invented by neuroscientist and psychologist Bela Julesz in 1959 to test people’s ability to see in 3D. Julesz would generate one image of uniform, randomly distributed dots. Then, he’d select a circular area of dots within the image and shift that area slightly in a second image. Someone viewing the two pictures side by side perceive a circle floating above the background, even though the random dots had no depth cues. This supported his idea that
What is Corneal Cross-Linking and How Does it Help Eye Disease?
Corneal cross-linking (CXL) strengthens the tissue holding your cornea together which may have weakened due to keratoconus. Keratoconus causes the circular nerve connected to your cornea to thin and deteriorate, leading to a cone-like bulge in the eye and distorted vision over time.
Top 3 Things to Consider Before Cataract Surgery
LenSx laser cataract surgery is now in Baton Rouge! Here are 3 things to consider before your cataract surgery, according to Baton Rouge ophthalmologists.
Got Allergies? How to Survive This Spring
Spring is the time when allergies act up. Often, our eyes can take the biggest hit. Here are a few things you can do to improve your comfort. Why the Spring? Spring is a season of pollen, fresh cut grass, dust and flowering trees. All of these allergens can trigger an allergic response and cause ... read more
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.
What are these lines under my eyes and how can they be solved? (Photos)
Hello, I am 38 years old. i went to the best plastic Surgeons to treat the lines under my eyes. I had fillers, and I still have two brown lines in the area...
Top 10 Things You Should Know About Cataracts
Baton Rouge cataract surgeons provide a detailed list of 10 things every patient should know about cataracts.