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Eye Surgery

August Alsina Reveals Loss Of Vision, Undergoes Eye Surgery

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.21.2015 | Black Voices

R&B singer August Alsina has taken a proactive step to correct his vision. On Friday, the 22-year-old New Orleans native revealed to his 2.7 millio...

My Very Own Miracle

Tricia McCallum | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Threading needles is out, as is focusing my beloved 35 mm Nikon. But I've embraced the digital world of photography. I can't bowl or play tennis to save my life and you wouldn't want me pitching for your ball team. The fact is I couldn't do any of that before anyway.

Harry Reid To Have More Eye Surgery

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will undergo eye surgery on Wednesday, his second since he was injured while exercising in early January. ...

Avoiding the Wrong Eyelid Surgery

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2015 | Style
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

I've found that the shape of the eye is determined by the relation of the upper and lower eyelids. In young adults with normal facial skeletons, the space between these upper and lower lids that frames the eye itself is long and narrow.

Evidence-Based Medicine to Drive Change: Prevention of Blindness Programming in Latin America

Van Lansingh | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Van Lansingh

Approximately 20.8 million visually impaired people living in the Americas today could have prevented their vision loss, and for many with cataract, sight-restoring surgery remains an option.

The Eyes Have It

Stanley Ely | Posted 12.22.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

The doctor appeared after a while and shone more light in my right eye. "That was easy," I said, trying yet again to throw some levity his way."For you," he replied in a manner maybe humorous, or not.

Rand Paul Thinks Deciding Between Politics And Medicine Is A 'Trick Question'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) first passion wasn't politics. Before first running for Senate in 2010, Paul practiced ophthalmology for nearly 20 years -...

Covering in Katmandu, and the Uncovering of an American Trans Icon

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

While I was operating in western Nepal I could bury myself in my work, pushing aside the desire to just finally come out and transition. One experience in Nepal exemplified my inner conflict and that was the Passover seder we created in Katmandu that year.

Giving the Gift of Sight at the John Fawcett Foundation - Bali, Indonesia

Getrude Matshe | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Getrude Matshe

I visited the John Fawcett Foundation while on holiday in Bali, Indonesia and was inspired to make this series of videos to share the amazing work they are doing to give people back the gift of sight.

Operation Insight

Getrude Matshe | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Getrude Matshe

When I asked him what inspired him to give, he said he had always wanted to give back, and he is now at a stage in his career where he can do that.