Carrots, night vision, and World War II

Nov 18, 2016

It was 1940, and the German Luftwaffe was making regular air raids on the United Kingdom. Although the British Royal Air Force was successful in shooting down many German planes, blackouts were still in effect across the country to minimize the visibility of targets on the ground. But don’t worry, the British government said. If you eat carrots, they’ll help you see in the dark, just like they did for RAF Flight Lieutenant John “Cat’s Eyes” Cunningham. Cunningham was responsible for shooting down 20 German aircraft, and it was attributed to his love of carrots. The only problem with that? The British government made it up.

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CEENTA: Still a leader in ear tube treatment

Oct 14, 2016

CEENTA has been at the forefront of ear tube treatment since introducing ear tube surgery in 1952, and is maintaining that leadership position with its role in researching a new balloon treatment.

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symfony lens is a new design for cataracts

A new option for cataract lenses

Oct 06, 2016

CEENTA is offering a new lens for cataract surgery patients that provides near, intermediate, and far vision.

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What should you know about nosebleeds?

Sep 29, 2016

Nosebleeds are fairly common, with one in every seven people developing one in their lives. What causes them, and how do you stop them?

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Way to cut down on glare while driving

Three Easy Ways to Cut Down on Glare While Driving

Sep 14, 2016

It happens to everyone: you’re driving down the road on a sunny day when you turn at just the right angle and suddenly the sun’s glare is blinding you. Glare can be a nuisance at best and an accident-causing danger at worst. Luckily, there are ways to minimize it.

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Why you shouldn't use wire grill brushes

Jul 01, 2016

The weather is getting warmer and grilling season is almost upon us. But when you pull out the grill, you should also get rid of your wire-bristle grill brushes. The bristles can fall off when you clean your grill and get stuck in your food, and that can be very dangerous. CEENTA otolaryngologist Sajeev K. Puri, MD talks about what could happen if you swallow a bristle and what safe alternatives you should use instead.

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