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News 2012

Stress Disorder Strong Indicators of Vision Problems for Veterans

November 30, 2012

Many veterans of the United States armed forces who have post-traumatic stress disorder also have undiagnosed, chronic vision problems, according to a study published by Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s Ana Galor, M.D., assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology, who specializes in corneal and external diseases.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute expanding, sees Naples as medical destination

November 19, 2012

NAPLES — Bascom Palmer Eye Institute plans to make an expanded Naples center its flagship location on the Gulf Coast of Florida, a recognition of the community’s potential for medical tourism.

Local leaders are lauding the expansion plans and have been working with Bascom Palmer for months.