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May 13, 2013, 16:39 ET

Ophthalmology Chairman Appointed At New York Eye And Ear Infirmary

Paul A. Sidoti, MD, to Lead Department at One of Nation's Foremost Specialty Eye Care Facilities New York Medical College and The New York...

Jan 10, 2013, 16:13 ET
Edward J. Shin, MD, named Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, an affiliate of New York Medical College.  (PRNewsFoto/The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary)

Otolaryngology Chairman Appointed at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

New York Medical College Announces Addition of Edward J. Shin, M.D. to Nation's Foremost Specialized Otolaryngology Facilities New York...

Mar 02, 2011, 08:19 ET

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Continuum Health Partners Name Joseph M. Bernstein, MD, Director of Pediatric Ear-Nose-Throat

Joseph M. Bernstein, MD, has been appointed to the full-time faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary as Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology...

Mar 01, 2011, 11:46 ET

Officials Proclaim Efforts of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Colleagues to Combat Leading Cause of Blindness

MAYOR BLOOMBERG DECLARES WORLD GLAUCOMA WEEK IN NEW YORK CITY Joining an international effort to raise awareness about the threat of glaucoma,...

Apr 29, 2010, 11:53 ET
A F AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA LIVING GREEN EXPO MYSTERY AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA LIVING GREEN EXPO MYSTERY

It looks like a toy, but is filled with soy-based products. Free to first 300 visitors at American Lung Association in Minnesota booth at 2010 Living Green Expo. (PRNewsFoto/American Lung Association of Minnesota)[TK]
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 04/29/2010

Singers Get a Spring Tune Up With Free Voice Screening at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

A medley of rock 'n rollers, sopranos and musical theater singers in the New York area received a comprehensive voice check-up and a stroboscopic...

Feb 01, 2010, 17:16 ET

New York City Surgeon Develops All-Natural Treatment for Wrinkles and Scars

Patients now have a simple and all-natural way to improve wrinkles, laugh lines and even difficult-to-treat acne scars.  Pioneered by Anthony...

Dec 10, 2009, 06:58 ET

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Announces Partnership with ZocDoc

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, located at 14th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan and one of the nation's leading providers of...

Apr 16, 2009, 06:23 ET

Singers Hit High Notes in Free Voice Screening at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

(Part of World Voice Day, April 16, 2009) A rich mix of rock 'n rollers, sopranos and musical theater singers in the New York area received a...

Apr 15, 2009, 10:28 ET

'Living With Radiation' Conference Commemorating Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Held at United Nations, Sponsored by New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

An annual conference on thyroid cancer is being held today at the United Nations on Wednesday, April 15, to focus on the state-of-the-art treatment...

Mar 12, 2009, 06:29 ET
A F THE NEW YORK EYE & EAR INFIRMARY WORLD GLAUCOMA DAY THE NEW YORK EYE & EAR INFIRMARY WORLD GLAUCOMA DAY

New York Eye & Ear Marks World Glaucoma Day With Eye Screening Of UN Staff. (PRNewsFoto/The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary)[TK]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 03/11/2009

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Marks World Glaucoma Day With Eye Screening of United Nations Staff

Hospital Joins with International Community to Emphasize Importance of Early Detection for Millions Worldwide In an effort to combat one of...

Feb 12, 2009, 07:52 ET

World Glaucoma Day Set For March 12, 2009

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Joins International Observance To Draw Attention To "The Sneak Thief of Sight" In an effort to combat one of...

May 17, 2000, 01:00 ET

New Book Serves as Authority on LASIK - Prominent Eye Surgeon Makes Literary Debut -

BRONX, N.Y., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kristin Pisacano, Medical Director of Refractive Surgery at New York Eye Surgery Center in the Bronx,...

Jan 12, 2000, 00:00 ET

Exfoliation Syndrome (XFS), The Leading Cause of Glaucoma; New Areas of Research, Diagnosis and Treatment

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/-- Researchers at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary are diagnosing exfoliation syndrome (XFS) in its early stages,...

Dec 07, 1999, 00:00 ET

New York Eye Surgery Center Releases Recommendations For People Considering LASIK

BRONX, N.Y., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Eye Surgery Center, in an effort to educate consumers, released today the following recommendations...

Jul 15, 1999, 01:00 ET

Melanoma Can Happen to Your Eyes, Not Just Your Skin; New Treatments Exist for Hidden Cancer

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that melanoma, the deadly skin cancer caused by long-term overexposure to the sun, can also...

Jun 14, 1999, 01:00 ET

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Honors Samuel and Ethel LeFrak for Community Service

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, the oldest continuously operating specialty hospital in the United States,...

Jan 28, 1999, 00:00 ET

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Researchers Study Light-Activated Therapy for Macular Degeneration

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary are studying the use of an experimental photodynamic therapy...

May 27, 1998, 01:00 ET

Researchers at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Conduct Cancer Trials Using p53 Gene Therapy

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary are participating in a multi-center, phase II clinical trial...

May 27, 1997, 01:00 ET

Innovations in Cosmetic Surgery: Human Derived Collagen and Fast Healing Lasers (Update From The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary)

NEW YORK, May 27, /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, patients can be treated for facial wrinkles, furrows and other skin defects, such as...

May 15, 1997, 01:00 ET

New Balloon Catheter Procedure Helps Infants With 'Watery Eyes' At New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- People with eyes that are chronically and excessively tearing -- and who see life as if through a glass of water...