Monthly Archives: April 2012
Myth: Two blue-eyed parents can’t produce a child with brown eyes. Fact: Two blue-eyed parents can have a child with brown eyes, although it’s very rare. Likewise, two brown-eyed parents can have a child with blue eyes, although this is also uncommon.
According to the National Women’s Health Resource Center, about 6 million women have moderate to severe symptoms of dry eye syndrome, compared with 3 million men with such symptoms. April is Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month, and women suffering from dry eye syndrome are encouraged to visit their ophthalmologist to learn more about dry… Read More
Myth: Computer use can damage the eyes. Fact: According to the AAO, computer use won’t harm the eyes. However, when using a computer for long periods of time, the eyes blink less than normal (like they do when reading or performing other close work). This makes the eyes dry, which may lead to a feeling… Read More
Dr. Richard Lindstrom gave the Edmund B. Spaeth Oration on March 29th in Philadelphia. It was put on by the Glaucoma Service Foundation and The Greater Philadelphia Ophthalmic Society. Dr. Lindstrom’s lecture was on “Thoughts on the treatment of astigmatism and presbyopia with laser-assisted refractive cataract surgery”. Wonderful photos provided by Roger Barone.
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