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There is a myth when it comes to adult strabismus, commonly known as being cross-eyed, says Michele Riggins, MD, a board-certified neuro-ophthalmologist with Grene Vision group in Wichita since 2012.
Hyperbaric therapy can be a treatment option for the small percentage of male patients who develop hemorrhagic cystitis or proctitis following appropriate radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
For a long time, ophthalmologists had sort of given up on recovering the drainage functions of the trabecular meshwork of a glaucoma patient’s eye.
As part of a new 15-acre medical campus in Derby, Kansas, Rock Regional Hospital is scheduled to begin accepting patients March 20 and construction is set to begin that same month on the first of two office buildings, according to project officials.
With the addition of a second ophthalmologist specializing in oculofacial plastic surgery, Grene Vision Group has expanded its capacity to serve patients who require eyelid, orbit, tear duct, and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
With the misuse of opioids at epidemic levels, many physicians — and their patients — want to find nonaddictive methods of managing chronic pain.
The Kansas Health Association Leadership Institute graduated its 17th class of 30 students during the KHA annual convention Sept. 6 in Overland Park, Kansas.
Native Wichitan Simon Patton, MD, recently joined Via Christi Clinic, providing services in a relatively new female-focused field of medicine.
For Marcie Harris Charles, 60, and her daughter, Megan Charles Kramer, 37, both from western Kansas, receiving treatment close to home for their very different breast cancers has made a huge impact on their families, as well as themselves.
When it comes to laser vision correction surgery, Grene Vision Group has been the area’s market leader.
Revolutionary TMVR system may prove to be the biggest breakthrough of the next decade.
Educators at The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and at the KU medical school locations in Kansas City and Salina expect incoming medical students to “ACE” their studies.
The healthy development of the eyes of children – the eyes of the future – is important. Not only are their young eyes taxed with visual activities, but their vision system continues to grow and develop until about the start of their teenage years.
KVC Hospitals Inc. plans to open a children’s psychiatric hospital in Wichita in early 2019, after seeing high admission rates from Wichita-area children at its other two Kansas hospitals.
Concussion awareness has grown significantly in the past decade. Now there is an entire annual medical conference devoted to the topic, medical journal articles have increased from a couple a year to multiple new articles every week, and every U.S. state has a return-to-play law requiring a physician’s clearance for student-athletes who have suffered a concussion.