Latest Pterygium Stories

2014-05-28 23:12:32

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy warns patients about the dangers of UV exposure in response to recent study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Recently, the American Academy of Ophthalmology released a study showing that a majority of Americans are unaware of the risks posed by ultraviolet (UV) light. Health risks associated with UV rays include diseases such as eye cancer, cataracts, and pterygium. Though these conditions can be...

National Eye Institute Celebrates Healthy Vision Month In May
2014-04-30 11:15:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each May since 2003 the National Eye Institute (NEI) has been celebrating Healthy Vision Month. As with past years, the Institute makes the case for eye care, stating that an eye examination is just as important as seeing a doctor or nurse for a physical examination. During Healthy Vision Month, NEI – an arm of the National Institutes of Health – empowers Americans to make eye health a top priority and educates them on steps...

2012-08-23 23:02:49

Lasik and Prelex pioneer Dr. Rajesh Khanna, performs surgery on actor Kevin Sorbo. Kevin has since achieved remarkable results, and credits Dr. Khanna with his improved vision and advanced quality of life. Kevin remarks how happy he is with his new vision and wishes he would've had the procedure years ago. Most recently, Dr. Khanna, Kevin Sorbo, and plethora of other celebrities attended Oscar De La Hoya's Celebrity golf tournament, where Kevin's new vision helped him win the $10,000 hole in...

2012-04-26 23:01:54

Well known actor, producer, and director Kevin Sorbo is loved by fans for his role in the television series Hercules and Andromeda and the recent feature film Soul Surfer. For many years Kevin suffered from the common eye disorder called pterygium as well as poor vision. He was recently introduced to corneal specialist and Lasik expert Dr. Rajesh Khanna. Dr. Khanna has treated thousands of patients suffering from pterygium and has specialized in vision correction for over twenty years. Dr....

2011-12-02 23:00:00

Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research Center, Discusses How to Prevent Surferâs Eye. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Bio Logic Aqua Research Center announces new discoveries about Surferâs Eye or Pterygium. Pterygium is to of surfing what tennis elbow is to tennis. In short, you donât want any part of it and a wise surfer will do whatever it takes to avoid it. If you are a surfer who experiences frequent eye discomfort, and who...

2011-03-01 15:25:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 1, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- By this time of year, many adults are eager to lie on the beach and read a book while the kids swim in the pool and build sandcastles on the beach. These spring break activities are fun, but they can also be harmful if the necessary precautions aren't taken. "Many people are aware of the risks of the sun's ultraviolet radiation on the skin, but often, they do not realize the dangerous effects on the eyes," said Dr. Mark Lynn, owner and/or...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.