• MD: Univ. of Minnesota Residency:
• Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco Fellowship:
• Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami Internship:
• Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis Certification:
• American Academy of Ophthalmology
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- For those who aren't born with long, fluttery eyelashes, cosmetic extensions can help achieve that often sought-after look. But eye experts warn that the adhesives used to apply these eyelash extensions can cause allergies and infections.
The American ...Full Article
SUNDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Adding omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients to standard antioxidant vitamins doesn't give older people any added protection against a leading cause of blindness, a new study finds.
The study looked at age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which affli...Full Article
MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who identified 24 new genes linked to nearsightedness say their discovery could lead to improved treatments or ways to prevent the condition.
Nearsightedness (myopia) is a major cause of visual impairment and blindness worldwide. Thirty perce...Full Article
THURSDAY, Dec. 13 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of glaucoma in the United States is 22 percent higher than it was 10 years ago, a new report reveals.
Researchers from Prevent Blindness America and the U.S. National Eye Institute reported that more than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 a...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Differences in eye movements suggest that men and women have different ways of looking at things, according to a new study.
Researchers had male and female volunteers view still images from films and pieces of art and found that although women made fewe...Full Article
THURSDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- The way people read changes as they age and helps explain why seniors have trouble reading fine print, a new study says.
Researchers at the University of Leicester in England measured eye movements in young adults (ages 18 to 30) and seniors (65 and o...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A blind patient was able to read Braille patterns that were streamed directly onto the retina using a special device, researchers say.
The patient could read words with up to four letters accurately and quickly with the Argus II. The device uses a small...Full Article
MONDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Digital tablets such as iPads and Kindles can boost reading speed in people who have eye diseases that damage their central vision, according to a new study.
Researchers looked at 100 people with this type of vision loss and found that their reading spe...Full Article
MONDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Undiagnosed, chronic vision problems are common in U.S. veterans with traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), two new studies show.
One study looked at 31 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars wit...Full Article
MONDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Playing soothing sounds during cataract surgery reduces patients' anxiety, according to a new study.
Researchers assessed the effects of binaural beat audio therapy, which consists of two tones that are each pitched at a specific, slightly different fre...Full Article
MONDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Drivers with vision loss caused by advanced glaucoma had twice as many vehicle crashes as people with normal vision when using a driving simulator, according to a small, new study.
Glaucoma is an age-related eye disease that affects peripheral vision. D...Full Article