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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...

2012-10-26 04:00:04

Rochester Optical will now offer free exams for infants at their Greece location as part of the AOA's InfantSee program. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Rochester Optical is proud to announce our participation in the American Optometric Association´s (AOA) InfantSee program that offers free eye exams for infants. The InfantSEE program checks a child´s vision, refractive status, binocular (eye teaming) coordination, eye movement and focusing skills, peripheral awareness, and...

2012-05-19 23:00:25

Leading surgeons from the ophthalmic industry will illustrate how recent breakthroughs in glaucoma management, cataract surgery and the treatment of retinal and macular disorders can help primary eye care doctors preserve vision loss during this Sunday 2012 Long Island Optometric Symposium sponsored by North Shore Eye Care. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Leading surgeons from the ophthalmic industry will illustrate how recent breakthroughs in glaucoma management, cataract surgery...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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