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2014-01-08 12:30:40

The American Optometric Association Offers Advice to Help Protect Against Vision Loss ST. LOUIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and the American Optometric Association (AOA) is urging people of all ages to take control of their eye health through early detection to help minimize the risk of developing glaucoma. Glaucoma leads to progressive damage to the optic nerve and a loss of nerve tissue resulting in loss of vision. Currently, 2.7...

2013-11-20 23:29:32

VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, has announced it is joining forces with Optometry Cares®, a premier philanthropic organization associated with the American Optometric Association (AOA). Huntington, New York (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 A dynamic new vision health partnership is ready to make eyesight bright this holiday season. VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, has announced it is joining forces with Optometry Cares®, a premier philanthropic...

Time For An Eye Exam During Healthy Vision Month
2013-04-30 18:51:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online May is being promoted as the Healthy Vision Month, and many organizations are using it as a way to encourage people to get their eyes checked. Healthy Vision Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention´s Vision Health Initiative (VHI) are partnering with the National Eye Institute (NEI) during May to encourage all Americans to make vision a health priority. According to the CDC, the number of Americans 40 years...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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