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Vision loss treatment with a new drug therapy

Vision loss treatment with a new drug therapy

Charlotte Moorehead had no idea she even had a problem until she went for a routine eye checkup.

October 16, 2012 8:47 am Photos

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Decorative contact lenses can cause permanent damage

Decorative contact lenses can cause permanent damage

While the perfect head-to-toe Halloween costume may win you a costume contest or two, a local optometrist and the Indiana Optometric Association is asking you to leave your eyes out of it.

October 27, 2011 5:15 pm
Athlete's blindness leads to music career

Athlete's blindness leads to music career

ROCKTON, Ill. | Anthony Billups sat blind and alone in a Nashville, Tenn., hospital room, a handful of CDs and a hardly-used guitar by his bedside.

July 08, 2011 10:45 pm
New Glaucoma Treatment @ Franciscan Physicians Hospital

New Glaucoma Treatment @ Franciscan Physicians Hospital

Franciscan Physicians Hospital is the first hospital in Indiana to purchase Trabectome minimally invasive glaucoma treatment, according to NeoMedix, Inc.

July 01, 2011 8:52 am
Stem cells reverse blindness caused by burns

Stem cells reverse blindness caused by burns

LOS ANGELES | Dozens of people who were blinded or otherwise suffered severe eye damage when they were splashed with caustic chemicals had their sight restored with transplants of their own stem cells — a stunning success for the burgeoning cell-therapy field, Italian researchers reported We…

June 23, 2010 4:46 pm
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