Expert sees eye disease as impediment to school work

COMMENTARY /// Aye eye, doc

Jill’s parents were concerned about her poor grades. Her pediatrician referred her for an eye examination and they brought her to us. After examining her we found her vision was indeed poor. Further tests revealed she had keratoconus, an eye disease that causes the cornea to become misshapen, affecting vision. Symptoms generally appear around the time a child hits puberty […]

Ticket to ride

I sympathize with Ms. Chernack’s ticket and I agree our Agoura Road in Westlake Village is a beautiful, tree-lined residential road. The 101 may be problematic, but the speeders on Agoura Road pose dangers also. One side of Agoura Road has the stretch of golf course and the Mediterraneo complex with multiple entrances and exits. The other side is completely […]

A fair wind blows

The Los Angeles Symphonic Winds, aka LA Winds, will present a concert at 2:30 p.m. Sun., March 25 on the main stage of the Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Maestro Stephen Piazza will direct the performance. The program will begin with “Fanfare Canzonique,” followed by pieces with trumpet and flugelhorn soloist Gabriel Velasco, piccolo […]

OCS events

Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village will present these events open to the community. Oaks Christian Dance presents “Words of ______” at 7 p.m. nightly through Sat., March 24 in the school’s Bedrosian Pavilion, 31749 La Tienda Drive. The artistic dance show explores the power of words. Tickets are $10, $15 and $20. Order tickets at oakschristian.org/arts. An opening-night gala […]

Life-style changes for women

The California Health and Longevity Institute at Four Seasons Westlake Village and writer Noel Gyro Potter will cohost a symposium on lifestyle changes for middle-aged women from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thurs., April 12 at 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The event aims to motivate and educate women on ways to energize and improve their health, self-esteem, image, appearance and […]

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