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Nearsightedness Has a Far-Reaching Impact As the Myopia Epidemic Spreads Around the Globe

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

The good news is that myopia can be corrected by a trained eye doctor prescribing eyeglasses, contact lenses or laser surgery. Also, we can change behavior to modify the risks that modern lifestyles put on our vision.

Don't Delay Children's Eye Exams

Dr. Steven Loomis | Posted 10.01.2016 | Parents
Dr. Steven Loomis

The school year has begun for children around the country, and a health issue that can affect their learning is ever-present. Nearly 80% of children's learning occurs through the eyes--reading, writing, and observing the world around them.

Your Child's Eye-Q

Kim Dramer | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Kim Dramer

View image | Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants You likely first saw your child as a digital scan in your doctor's office. At t...

How I Failed My Daughter

Alishia Osborn | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Alishia Osborn

I realize a bad moment, a bad day, a bad week, does not make me a bad parent. I am an informed parent now!

Stanley's Year-End Oddities

Stanley Ely | Posted 03.01.2015 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

Lately the pope has said that animals have a right along with humans to go to heaven. That is a good break for Amy, my animal, now entered in the finals for New York's Most Spoiled Cat. Amy's life here is so enviable that she prays to suffer no letdown in the next one.

I Lost My Glasses

Chuck Nyren | Posted 05.18.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Two-and-a-half years ago, my more-significant-than-I-am other insisted on accompanying me to my eye appointments. I would pick out goofy-looking big plastic frames and she would make sure I got new, trendy ones.

To See Better Is to Live Better

Calvin W. Roberts, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Calvin W. Roberts, M.D.

True or false: I can see well, so my eyes are healthy. If you answered "true," then you're one of millions who believe in this common eye health myth.

Are You Focused On Your Eye Health?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

When you catch yourself holding the dinner menu at arm's length, you know you're part of the Post50 crowd. You have come to the stage in life that for...