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Macular Degeneration (INACTIVE)

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  • Health Key: Keeping your eyes healthy

    Health Key: Keeping your eyes healthy
    Fox59 is helping to bring eye health into focus. Dr. Lacy Boggs runs a private practice in Lebanon. She said just because you have 20/20 vision, it does not mean your eyes have a clean bill of health. She said there are three main issue you should be...
  • Macular degeneration question

    Question: My mother was just diagnosed with macular degeneration. What is it and what can we do about it? Answer: This is something I’m familiar with since the agency I work for provides training and services to many individuals who have this...
  • Billy Graham Released From Hospital After Second Bout With Pneumonia

    Billy Graham Released From Hospital After Second Bout With Pneumonia
    ASHEVILLE, NC (KTLA) -- Evangelist Billy Graham was released from the hospital after a second bout with pneumonia, a hospital spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Graham, 93, returned to his home in Montreat, N.C., after a six-day stay in the hospital. "I am...
  • Earning a neck full of medals

    It was a gymnastics meet, but not the we love your business and are giving you a bunch of medals for just showing up kind of a day. No, it was a meet where a serious participant could grow up to be an Olympic Champion. The special gymnast that I was there...
  • Ruth L. Thomas, philanthropist

    Ruth L. Thomas, philanthropist
    Ruth L. Thomas, whose philanthropic interests ranged from medical and educational institutions to helping newly arrived immigrants, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Springhouse Assisted-Living in Pikesville. Mrs. Thomas would have...
  • Soroptimists celebrate another year of service

    Soroptimists celebrate another year of service
    Members of Soroptimist International of Glendale outdid themselves this year by presenting checks totaling $20,000 to 13 organizations serving women and girls. Their annual luncheon was held on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Glendale Hilton Hotel. Soroptimist...
  • Stem cell trial's cancellation disappoints paraplegic patient and a Northwestern researcher

    Stem cell trial's cancellation disappoints paraplegic patient and a Northwestern researcher
    Dr. Richard Fessler leaned over his patient's back and sliced through skin, muscle and bone until he exposed the man's spinal cord, crushed just days earlier in a motorcycle crash. He then inserted a syringe into the cable of nerves and injected about...
  • Stem cells show promise correcting poor vision

    Stem cells show promise correcting poor vision
    Two patients with vision problems who received injections of retinal cells made from human embryonic stem cells have seen marked improvement in their vision four months later, according to a preliminary study on the safety and efficacy of the pioneering...
  • Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam

    Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam
    When people come to the Reisterstown office of Drs. Eickhoff & Rowe for eye exams, the optometrists do more than simply ask which line of letters they can read on the eye chart. Like other eye doctors, James Eickhoff starts with a "complete case history,...
  • Both eye and vision care should be insured

    Marylanders are extremely fortunate to have some of the nation's finest health care resources readily available within our borders. As Vincent DeMarco points out in his recent commentary ("Health exchanges benefit Md. families," Feb. 16), we also lead the...
  • Treatment improves for age-related sight loss

    Treatment improves for age-related sight loss
    Peter Miller was a high-powered businessman who owned several electronic security firms when he was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration in 1999. Like so many people who lose their central vision, Miller couldn't imagine life without the...