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August 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Rare Arthritis No Match for Woman Determined to Save Her Eyesight

By jasonpratt jasonpratt (@jasonpratt)

(written by Raquel Rivas – Mayo Clinic in Florida) When most of us think about eye problems, we think about a trip to the eye doctor for a new eyeglass prescription. But for Sandy Blue, a rare eye condition posed a mystery that almost left her blind. Blue, then 44, first noticed red streaks in […]

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November 8, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Mackenzie’s vision: Coordinated care, rapid treatment restore child’s eyesight

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald (@stacytheobald)

When Mackenzie Chicos, an active 8-year-old from Owatonna, Minn., woke up for school one morning seeing spots in her left eye, her family didn’t suspect that anything could be seriously wrong. It was — and her vision was at risk. On that day in September 2010, Mackenzie went to school as usual. She mentioned the […]

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Tags: 5296, 5335, M.D., Mackenzie Chicos, Mayo Clinic Health System in Owatonna, Miguel Mulet


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