Dr. Lipton with Beach Eye Care shares how your eyes could show the first signs of potential illness. It's easy enough to spot hazards when they're glaring you in the face—massive signs, flashing lights, caution tape—but it takes an extra level of attention to detect those threats that aren’t so obvious. In this case, a serious health condition. And we’re not just talking about eye disease. Did you know that your eyes can show tons of subtle cues to tip you off to serious, underlying health ... Read more »
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Abbott recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance to use its iFS Advanced Femtosecond Laser to create bow-shaped or curved arcuate incisions in corneal surgery, including cataract surgery. Read more here. ... Read more »
Eyecare organizations are encouraging people to educate themselves about glaucoma and get a comprehensive eye exam during January’s awareness push, according to a news item from Prevent Blindness America (PBA, Chicago). Organizations cited as helping increase awareness include the National Eye Institute and the Glaucoma Research Foundation. Research funded by PBA determined that glaucoma costs the U.S. economy $2.86 billion every year in direct medical costs for outpatient, inpatient, and ... Read more »
by Mari Pack Virginia Beach ophthalmologist Dr. G. Peyton Neatrour and family spent two weeks in the Philippines this summer, volunteering with the Physicians for Peace Seeing Clearly program. An inspirational family vacation. It was not your average family vacation for the Neatrour family of Virginia Beach. They did stay on a tropical island and, yes, there were white sandy beaches overlooking a turquoise ocean. But their two week trip to the Philippines in July was an exercise in service, not ... Read more »
For a family in Virginia, giving back is a family affair. The Neatrour’s, including Dr. G. Peyton Neatrour of Beach Eye Care in Virginia Beach, returned to the U.S. in late July from a Seeing Clearly mission to the Philippines, where more than half a million people are blind and many more are visually impaired. Click here to read the article that originally appeared in News Peace, Physicians for Peace Summer/Fall 2011ned ophthalmologist of Beach Eye Care in Virginia, USA performed cataract ... Read more »
by Nida Grace B. Tranquilan TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, July 21 (PIA) -– The provincial government here successfully launched the Vision 2020 – Surigao del Sur – the Right to Sight program, in partnership with the Physicians for Peace-Seeing Clearly, a non-government organization based in USA. Anchored on its theme: “Marajaw na Panan-aw Surigao”, the activity was highlighted with the cataract-squint surgical and eye care mission held at the Adela Serra Ty Memorial Medical Center (ASTMMC) to ... Read more »