Blinding cases of syphilis found on West Coast, now potentially in L.A.A shocking report is coming from the Los Angeles Times as they indicate that Public health officials across the West Coast are urging medical professionals to look out for cases of ocular syphilis – a sexually transmitted disease that can cause blindness. The warning comes after two potential cases in Los Angeles recently. On Thursday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued an advisory for primary and eye-care providers to look out for symptoms associated with the disease, which is usually a complication of primary or secondary syphilis infections. FULL REPORT