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2011-05-02 09:16:00

AURORA, Ohio, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a mother trying to determine why her child was struggling with reading and learning, Robin Benoit found it very difficult to locate answers.

2011-04-28 00:00:28

Research from the American Optometric Association indicates that 1 in 4 children has a vision problem that affects learning.

2011-04-12 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With about one-in-four school-aged children suffering from an undetected or untreated vision problem, the American Optometric Association (AOA), with support from HOYA Vision Care, gathered together doctors, nurses, educators and other children's health advocates for the first-ever School Readiness Summit: Focus on Vision.

2011-04-07 09:49:00

Public Health and Education Leaders Come Together to Unveil a New National Strategy to Combat High Rates of Learning-Related Vision Problems in School-Age Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eye and vision problems among school-age children in the United States is an urgent national public health challenge which can directly impact a child's ability to succeed in school and later in life.

2011-04-06 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.

2011-04-05 17:03:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The national spotlight was focused squarely on optometry as nearly 500 doctors of optometry and optometry students from around the country converged on Capitol Hill today as the debate continues over the direction of national health care reform.

2011-03-31 12:09:00

Public Health and Education Leaders Come Together to Unveil a New National Strategy to Combat High Rates of Learning-Related Vision Problems in School-Age Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eye and vision problems among school-age children in the United States are an urgent national public health challenge which can directly impact a child's ability to succeed in school and later in life.

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2011-03-19 06:41:50

US eye specialists are dismissing warnings that the Nintendo 3DS screen should not be used by children younger than six.

2011-03-18 15:17:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 18th 2011, Mediaplanet is partnering with The American Optometric Association to release our seventh edition special section report in USA Today entitled "Vision: Envision a Brighter Future For Your Eyes." (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/CG52983LOGO) Raising Awareness "Vision" was designed to raise awareness and educate the American public about the importance of caring for your eyes to improve your overall health.

2011-03-16 06:17:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACUVUE® ADVANCE® Plus Brand Contact Lenses today became the sixth contact lens in the ACUVUE® Brand family of products to receive the Seal of Acceptance for Ultraviolet Absorbing Contact Lenses from the American Optometric Association's (AOA) Commission on Ophthalmic Standards.


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