Can you explain why I’m going blind?
An article in The New York Times titled “Doctor, I’m Going Blind. Why Won’t You Talk to Me?” details a woman’s struggle with degenerative myopia and a lack of empathy from her eye doctor.
The week in numbers:
How effective the new Shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is in preventing Herpes Zoster.
The percentage of physicians that are either happy or very happy outside work according to a new survey from Medscape. Allergists, Immunologists, Dermatologists, ER physicians, and Ophthalmologists were the happiest specialties.
The number of genes identified that are suspected to cause strabismus. (via)