Monthly Archives: August 2020

Don’t let COVID-19 Prevent Your Child’s Annual Doctor Visit

child receiving vaccination

(BPT) – The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the way of life in our state, in our country and across the world. In recent months, stay-at-home orders, mask wearing and social distancing measures have created a “new normal,” and all of us have put activities on hold to reduce the spread of the virus. But one…

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Protecting your eyesight against the silent advance of glaucoma

eye exam

(BPT) – “Will I go blind?” It’s a frightening thought that most people have when they are first told they have glaucoma. “Patients are almost always concerned that they are going to lose their vision,” says Andrew Iwach, M.D., executive director of the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco. “The good news for the majority of…

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