Imagine what it would be like to be active, healthy and finally in your dream job --- Then suddenly to be told by a doctor that you would go blind in one eye and there’s nothing you can do about it. What’s more, you might lose the vision in your other eye too.
If you have a bunch of standing water, you put in a drain to move the water away, right? What if the same concept could help reduce pressure inside the eye that can lead to one of the leading causes of blindness - Glaucoma?
Coughs, colds and sniffles are common during the winter months as respiratory viruses abound. And this time of year, many parents have questions about what illnesses to worry about, how to take care of them at home and when it’s time to head to the emergency room.
Pregnant with her second child, a quick trip to a nearby store was halted by a massive headache that soon left one Miami, Okla., woman unconscious. Keylie Baldwin, 29, had suffered an aneurysm or bleeding on the brain and the race was on to save her life and that of her unborn child.
A major announcement benefiting health care in Oklahoma will be made today by University Hospitals Authority and Trust Chairman Mike Samis, University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren, and hospital officials.
Officials from the University Hospitals Authority and Trust and the University of Oklahoma will dedicate the OU College of Medicine Academic Office Tower in a public ceremony scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 800 Stanton L. Young Blvd. at the OU Health Sciences Center.