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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The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing guidelines to slow the spread...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden, Miami-Dade County...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal garden is well known for growing fresh produce to feed, and educate the community about healthier living. Now, Grow2Heal is also partnering...

Medicine’s New Frontier: Neuroscience Tackles Some...

More intricate than the most complicated computer, the human brain and nervous system remain shrouded in mystery, an endless source of wonder. Every day brings...

COVID-19 Roundup: Young Adults Increasingly Test...

CDC: Younger Adults Made Up Largest Group of COVID-19 Cases June-August Adults between ages 20 and 29 represented the largest category of new COVID-19 cases...

Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save...

The situation appeared dire for a 67-year-old patient whose heart was so weak it could not pump enough blood to sustain his body. He was...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity...

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise...

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

Back on the Slopes After Knee...

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...