Category Archives: blindness

Do You Want Your Dog to be Your Eyes? #Seeing Eye Dogs

This video is funny and heart warming.  Many of us have dogs.  Dogs are people’s kids, family members and for some people, their eyes.   This video shows that if a dog can sense the need to take care of another … Continue reading

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Blind man kayaks Grand Canyon!

Blind Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer along with blind Navy Veteran Lonnie Bedwell have embarked on a 21 Day, 277 mile journey that led the men down the winding Colorado River in the heart of the Grand Canyon in their kayaks. Erik … Continue reading

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An eye exam saves a local man from a very deadly condition involving a sunken brain!

Zen McManus underwent a routine eye exam to get new contacts for traveling, little did he know that he was close to losing his life. David Fissel, from Washington D.C. was looking at the patient’s eye. “I looked at the … Continue reading

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Does your eye color matter?

Light sensitivity (or photophobia)  is an intolerance of light. Sources such as sunlight, fluorescent light and incandescent light all can cause discomfort with a need to squint or close your eyes. Headaches also may accompany light sensitivity.  Light sensitivity also can be a … Continue reading

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Goldfish studies/ Vitamin C and your eyes!

Could goldfish studies save your vision from macular degeneration? Retina’s GABA Receptors May Need Vitamin C to function properly.  According to a study published in the June 29 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, “gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors in the retina … Continue reading

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Serious Complications Resulting From Cataract Surgery Decreasing!!

Reports are now showing that serious complications resulting from cataract surgery are rare and have been decreasing over the past 20 years. Medicare data shows that Medicare recipients who underwent cataract surgery over the past two decades, found that people who … Continue reading

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One In Three Adults Unaware Of Eye Health Risks Of Too Much Sun Exposure!!

In a USA Today article, it was reported that wearing a hat and protecting eyes “from harmful UV rays” is as much a part of sun protection as slathering on sunscreen. “A 2009 survey by the American Optometric Association found … Continue reading

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