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The Knights Templar Eye Foundation has announced a Pediatric Ophthalmology Research Grant Award Program of $2 Million.  The Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) invites eligible investigators to submit applications for Pediatric Ophthalmology Career-Starter Research Grants for the next award period of July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  They estimate ...
It was an unremarkable Midwestern summer night.  Two brothers were playing outside, watching their grandfather mow the lawn.  Because they were too young to help, 3-year-old Luke and his brother did what young boys have always done—they improvised.  As Luke’s brother innocently began swiping the grass with a screwdriver, hoping to do his part of the ...
10,000 Reasons to Leave Fireworks to the Professionals   Every year, about 10,000 people are rushed to the emergency department for fireworks injuries. Ophthalmologists – physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care – treat thousands of patients who suffer a range of fireworks-related injuries, from cuts and bruises to damaged  ...

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