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Keratitis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amir Khan has information on an eye condition known as keratitis. To listen, click the link below. 2014Mar11Keratitis

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

The eyes have it! March is Save Your Vision month and we hope you can join us Saturday, March 1, at 9 a.m. CT, when the topic is eyesight. Ophthalmologists Sophie Bakri, M.D.; and Michael Mahr, M.D. will be with us to discuss macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts, in addition to workplace eye safety. Myth or Matter of Fact: [...]

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Cataract Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amir Khan gives a glimpse into cataract surgery. To listen, click the link below. Cataract Surgery

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Save Your Vision: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 3-1-2014 March is Save Your Vision month and we hope you can join us Saturday, Mar. 1, at 9 a.m. CT, when the topic is eyesight. Ophthalmologists, Sophie Bakri, M.D., and Michael Mahr, M.D. will be with us to discuss macular [...]

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Treatment options should be carefully considered for blocked carotid arteries

Treatment options for patients diagnosed with partially blocked carotid arteries but without symptoms such as a mini-stroke, or transient blindness in one eye (amaurosis fugax), should be carefully considered and recommendation made on an individualized basis, according to a review of medical literature published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The carotid arteries [...]

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Age and Contacts: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Mayo Clinic Dr. Amir Khan addresses the question; At what age are contacts appropriate? To listen, click the link below. Age and Contacts

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Investigación de Mayo Clinic descubre que riesgo de ceguera por glaucoma desciende a la mitad

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 21 de enero de 2014 — Un estudio comparativo de gran amplitud realizado por los científicos de oftalmología en Mayo Clinic revela que la probabilidad de ceguera debida al glaucoma 20 años después del diagnóstico ha descendido a la mitad en la última generación. Los resultados se [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Cataract Surgeries on the Rise as Boomers Age, Raising Access, Cost Issues

Study also finds people getting procedure at younger ages, more having both eyes repaired ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 9, 2013  — As baby boomers enter their retirement years, health care costs for complex and debilitating conditions such as Alzheimer's disease are expected to soar. Not drawing as much attention is the likelihood of [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

New Technology Used by Mayo Clinic Treats Evaporative Dry Eye Symptoms

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — May 29, 2012.  Mayo Clinic in Arizona is the first medical center in Arizona and the Southwest to provide a new technology that treats dry eye by targeting blocked eyelid glands. Blocked glands can inhibit production of oil that is necessary for healthy tears needed to lubricate [...]

Created by Lynn Closway

Mayo Clinic Confirms Genetic Predictor for Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 4, 2012.  Mayo Clinic and University of Oregon researchers have confirmed that a genetic factor called a repeating trinucleotide is a strong predictor of an individual's risk of developing the eye condition Fuchs' dystrophy. The findings were being presented today at the annual conference of the [...]

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Watery Dry Eyes

It may seem like an impossibility, but Mayo Clinic Dr. Sophie Bakri explains who dry eyes can actually cause them to be watery. To listen, click the link below. Watery Dry Eyes

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Dry Macular Degeneration

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Akbar Hasan explains an eye condition known as dry macular degeneration. To listen, click the link below. Dry Macular Degeneration

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Cataracts

Cataracts are a cloudiness of the lens of the eye, making vision difficult.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Amir Khan, Mayo Clinic ophthlamologist provides an overview of cataracts. To listen, click the link below. Cataracts

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Acute Closed Angle Glaucoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Arthur Sit provides an overview of acute closed angle glaucoma. To listen, click the link below Acute Closed Angle Glaucoma

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Keratitis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Amir Khan introduces us to an eye condition known as keratitis. To listen, click the link below. Keratitis

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What is Glaucoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, Dr. Arthur Sit provides an overview of glaucoma. To listen, click the link below. What is Glaucoma

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Glaucoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Akbar Hasan talks about an eye condition that is sometimes called "the thief in the night"... glaucoma. To listen, click the link below. Glaucoma

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Keratoprosthesis

Imagine a life of darkness. A life without sight. That was reality for the woman you're about to meet. She lost her vision more than 30 years ago; the result of a severe allergic reaction to medications. Repeated attempts to restore her vision with human corneal transplants failed. Then she [...]

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Lubricants for Dry Eyes

Dry eyes can be a real pain.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Muriel Schornack lays out some options. To listen, click the link below. Lubricants for Dry Eyes

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Plugs for Dry Eyes

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Muriel Schornack addresses a possible treatment for dry eyes. To listen, click the link below. Plugs for Dry Eyes

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