Health

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | June 20, 2018

Sunglasses are very important for protecting your eyes from harmful sunrays. Although sunglasses are not just a fashion accessory, they should provide protection to your eyes to prevent common eye conditions such as dry eye syndrome and cataracts. Sunglasses are not just for adults, kids are also advised to wear sunglasses because they tend to be outdoors in direct sunlight … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

Savannah State Receives $2.2 Million In STEM Grants

By Savannah Tribune | June 13, 2018

Savannah State University (SSU) has been awarded two grants through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), totaling more than $2.2 million, that are focused on supporting and enhancing the research learning experience for SSU students. Karla-Sue Marriott, Ph.D., is the principal investigator for the Achieving Diversity through Integrative Scientific Research Experience (ADISRE) grant for $1.3 million through 2023. Marriott is … Continue reading “Savannah State Receives $2.2 Million In STEM Grants”

Attention: Know Your Status Free HIV Testing

By Savannah Tribune | June 13, 2018

There will be FREE HIV testing on Thursday, June 14, 2018; 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. at the Moses Jackson Advancement Center located at 1410 B Richards St. in West Savannah. Visit www.savannahga.gov and search Resource Center. For more info call (912) 525-2166 or stop by 1410-B Richards St.

‘Eye Care’ For You Vision Screening vs Eye Exam

By Savannah Tribune | June 06, 2018

A commonly asked question is: My child just had a vision screening at school and passed. Do the child still need an eye exam? The answer is absolutely Yes. School vision screenings are designed to detect gross vision problems. But kids can pass a screening at school and still have vision problems that can affect their learning and school performance. … Continue reading “‘Eye Care’ For You Vision Screening vs Eye Exam”

Planet Fitness Facilities Free Of Charge To All Members Of The Military

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Memorial Day is more than just the official start to the summer season. It’s an important day to remember those men and women who died in military service. It’s a day to honor all branches of the military, all wars and anyone who served for their country. In honor of all U.S. service personnel this Memorial Day, Planet Fitness is … Continue reading “Planet Fitness Facilities Free Of Charge To All Members Of The Military”

Summer Food Service Program

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

The America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia (Name of Sponsor) is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the … Continue reading “Summer Food Service Program”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Have you ever had a lump or bump suddenly appear on your eyelid and wondered where it came from and what is it? Any lump or bump that shows up on the lids should never be taken lightly. The most common eyelid lumps are known as hordeolums (or styes) and chalazions. However, some lumps and bumps can be more serious. … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Maybe you’re planning vacations this summer, camps, or perhaps thinking about tutoring programs to give your child an academic head start. In either case, remember to add “GETTING AN EYE EXAM” to your list of summer plans for your children. Some kids will enroll in vision therapy to help them with learning related vision problems. Children that are slow readers, … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | May 02, 2018

Do you wake up sometimes and notice a flaky matter on your eyelashes? Sometimes, the eyelids can even be stuck together by this flaky ‘stuff?’ The flaky matter is known as blepharitis (blef-uh-rye-tis). Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelashes that results from bacteria settling along the margin of the eyelids. There are 2 types of blepharitis: anterior blepharitis and … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

Amblyopia is the medical term for what is known as “lazy eye.” Most people think lazy eye means the eyes are crossed. Some even think that lazy eye is when one eyelid is lower than the other. But specifically, lazy eye means that one eye cannot see equal to the other. Sometimes this occurs thru eye development from birth and … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”