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Opthalmology

Why Parents Need To Know The Signs Of Childhood Glaucoma

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

It may come as a surprise to learn that about 1 in 10,000 babies is born with glaucoma, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. While uncommon, childhood glaucoma is a serious medical problem, and early diagnosis and treatment offer the best hope of preventing blindness.

The 6 Most Common Eye Problems

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

These common eye problems can be either cured or curbed if caught early by a eyecare professional. Keeping up with your regular eye doctor appointments is the best way you can ensure healthy vision for years to come.

Scientist Discovers New Structure Inside Human Body

Posted 06.13.2013 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 06/12/2013 07:13 AM EDT on LiveScience Scientists have discovered a previously unknown layer lurking in the huma...

'Super Vision' Really Exists In Some People, Research Suggests

Melissa Cronin | Posted 06.29.2012 | Science

The world is a colorful place, and scientists suspect that it's a lot more colorful for some people than for others. Preliminary research suggests tha...

Reflections on Haiti -- Two Years Out

Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Impact
Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD

Shortly after the Haitian earthquake struck on January 12, 2010, my phone rang. I left the cold of Chicago seven days later. As an ophthalmologist, a medical doctor who specializes in eye care, I worked to provide immediate treatment for those injured.