Tag: Baptist Eye Surgery Center

Contact Lens Health Requires Your Focus

More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. For the most part, they are convenient and easy-to-use...

August 22, 2019

Healthy Halloween: Avoid Colored Contact Lenses and...

It’s illegal to sell any contact lenses without a prescription in the United States. But every Halloween there’s a resurgence...

October 29, 2018

Roundup: Blue Light’s Link to Eye Disease;...

Blue Light From Smartphones, Tablets Could Speed Up Blindness, Study Says The so-called “blue light” that emanates from digital devices,...

August 17, 2018

Diabetic Eye Disease: A Leading Cause of...

Diabetic eye disease — which refers to a group of serious eye problems among diabetics — is growing in prevalence. ...

March 19, 2018

Keep Your Eyes Safe on Halloween, Says...

Don’t let an eye infection be the scariest part of your Halloween, warns the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

October 30, 2017

Solar Eclipse: Protecting Your Eyes From the...

Never look at the sun directly, your mom may have told you more than once. And she was right. This...

August 16, 2017

Seeing Clearly Past Cataracts (Video)

As we age, our eyes begin to change. After age 40, proteins in the lens begin to break down and...

July 5, 2017

Saving Your Vision From Glaucoma

It’s not exactly a scientific analogy, but ophthalmologist Aarup Kubal, M.D., likes to compare glaucoma to clogged pipes. “When I...

January 31, 2017

Preventing Eye Injuries: Steps You Can Take...

Every year, thousands of adults and children suffer an eye injury that requires a doctor visit. And it is estimated...

October 31, 2016

Preventing and Treating ‘Pink Eye’

The most common form of conjunctivitis, or “pink eye,” results from the viruses that cause a common cold. And just...

July 18, 2016

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Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

Hip Replacement Surgery Keeps Dance Pioneer...

Movement has been a constant in Karen Peterson’s life. Ever since she took her first dance class as a young girl, she has been enthralled...

Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs;...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

‘Cancer in My Life was a...

In her early 30s and out of the high-risk age group, Sara Ordonez found out she had breast cancer, stage 2. The diagnosis came after...

Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing: Deciphering...

Do you have a history of breast cancer in your family? That’s a question that many women cannot answer concisely, if at all. At Miami...

Top 4 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

During the annual flu season, mostly during the fall and winter months, millions of Americans fall ill, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and tens of...

Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center Opens...

The Miami HEAT and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute have teamed up to bring world-class orthopedic care to the South Florida community on the...

Spine Care: Getting Back to Health

It is the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold: back pain. And back pain is a top disabling...

Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to 20 percent of diagnosed breast...

Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...