About Us - Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

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About Us

Internationally acclaimed

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is committed to protect and preserve the precious gift of sight. The full-time team of internationally respected physicians and scientists of the institute, are skilled in every ophthalmic subspecialty. The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, which serves as the Department of Ophthalmology, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida, is recognized as one of the best and most progressive in the world centers for care, research and education ophthalmologic .

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is still ranked as one of the best eye hospitals in the country by ophthalmologists certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology from all over the United States. This year as they have for the last six consecutive years, the survey made by the USNews & World Report randomly selected ophthalmologists, Bascom Palmer ranked as the # 1 eye hospital in the country. The Ophthalmology Times, a newspaper published by and for ophthalmologists surveyed department chairs and directors of ophthalmology residency programs, who classified the residency program Bascom Palmer as the best in the country.

Since its founding in 1962, Bascom Palmer has cultivated a team of internationally recognized. His legacy is continued over four decades of groundbreaking work that has revolutionized the way many eye diseases are diagnosed and treated. Each of our physicians specialize in at least one area of ​​eye care and has trained with a fellowship in one or more subspecialties. More than half of the members of the professional staff of the Institute are published in the respected and comprehensive medical reference book Best Doctors in America.

In addition to providing excellent eye care to over 200, 000 patients each year at our centers in Miami, Naples, Plantation and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, members of our professional team make innovative biomedical research and present progressive academic programs to medical students, ophthalmologists and other physicians in South Florida and around the world. The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute opened its third center for the care of patients in January 2004 at the Naples Community Hospital Medical Plaza, near downtown Naples, Florida. With an area of ​​approximately 3, 000 square feet, specializes in vitreoretinal disease control as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. The newest office is in Broward County, Florida and opened in the city of Plantation in November 2004. Personalizado. With 10, 000 square feet, the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Plantation, offers diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and disorders, including vitreoretinal diseases, glaucoma, corneal diseases and external, oculoplastic and aesthetic surgery and refractive surgery, including LASIK Custom.

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Harvard Researchers Say Children Need Touching

2007-07-12 10:11:07 by and_Attention

By Alvin Powell, Contributing Writer,
Harvard Gazette
America's "let them cry" attitude toward children may lead to more fears and
tears among adults, according to two Harvard Medical School researchers.
Instead of letting infants cry, American parents should keep their babies
close, console them when they cry, and bring them to bed with
them, where they'll feel safe, according to Michael Commons and Patrice
Miller, researchers at the Medical School's Department of Psychiatry.
The pair examined child-rearing practices here and in other cultures and say
the widespread American practice of putting babies in separate beds - even
separate rooms - and not responding to their cries may lead to more
incidents of post-traumatic...

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