Latest Eye care professionals Stories

2014-07-25 23:02:56

Eye & Vision, a leading optometry and ophthalmology group of eye doctors in Richardson, Texas is announcing ten years of operations in North Texas by expanding their specialty eye and vision care clinics and opening a first of a kind comprehensive visual electro physiology clinic in Richardson. Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Eye & Vision has announced the celebration of ten years of operations at their office location by expanding a new specialized ocular and vision...

2014-07-24 23:02:46

Entertainment Industries Council brings industry-leading makeup artists and eye-care professionals together to create dramatic public service campaign targeting dangerous decorative contact lens use in teens and young adults Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) have teamed with entertainment industry-leading artists from the TV series American Horror Story...

2014-07-17 20:23:17

First-of-its-kind online medical resource to provide ophthalmologists globally with the latest clinical information for treating children's eye diseases and disorders SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a new partnership with the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to establish the first online medical resource center dedicated to children's eye care. Made possible through a generous grant from KTEF, the virtual...

2014-07-16 20:23:35

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The story of a Taiwanese student who lost her vision due to improper use of contact lenses serves as a reminder for Canadians to take great care of their own contact lenses. In Ontario, the dispensing of contact lenses is regulated and only available through Doctors of Optometry, opticians and physicians. "It's incredibly important that people buy their contacts through trusted sources, like a doctor of optometry," says Dr. Farooq Khan, President of the Ontario...

2014-07-11 12:24:35

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With families free from the time demands of school and extracurricular activities, summertime is the perfect time for pediatricians to schedule physical checkups for school-aged children and younger. As Chicago-area adopters of the Spot((TM)) Vision Screener can attest, implementing the right technology can quickly and smoothly augment quality of service. "A lot of new technologies cause a disruption in the normal workflow, but Spot was...

2014-07-01 23:02:59

Beginning today, Eye Care Associates is kicking of a daily deals sale which will provide a range of deals from 4% off up to 40% off. These daily deals, will be based around eye care care products such as contact lenses, solutions, sunglasses and even optical frames. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Beginning today, New York based Eye Care Associates is kicking off their daily deals eye care sale leading up to the 4th of July weekend. During its daily deals sale, Eye Care Associates will...

2014-06-25 08:22:02

FedEx-Sponsored Program Will Provide Comprehensive Hands-On Training to Eye Care Professionals From Central Luzon NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbis, in cooperation with longtime global sponsor FedEx, is bringing the Flying Eye Hospital back to Pampanga, Philippines for a two-week intensive ophthalmic skills exchange program aimed at strengthening the skills and subspecialty training of ophthalmologists throughout the Central Luzon region....

2014-05-30 23:08:08

Held at the Hyatt Regency Long Island on Sunday, June 1st, this year’s optometric symposium will provide attending primary eye care doctors the opportunity to learn the latest breakthroughs in surgical, tertiary and medical eye care for the most common eye diseases and condition. Since its inception, this joint meeting between the optometric community and leaders in ophthalmology has grown to become one of the premier medical educational events held on Long Island. Smithtown, New York...

2014-04-30 12:30:29

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Most of us are aware of the things we need to do to protect our overall health - from going for regular checkups to exercising and eating healthy. But many people don't know that the same is true for the health of our eyes. A recent CNIB study reported that among Canadians who hadn't had an eye exam in the past two years, more than half said the reason was they believed they have good vision. But many serious eye diseases that can cause vision...

National Eye Institute Celebrates Healthy Vision Month In May
2014-04-30 11:15:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each May since 2003 the National Eye Institute (NEI) has been celebrating Healthy Vision Month. As with past years, the Institute makes the case for eye care, stating that an eye examination is just as important as seeing a doctor or nurse for a physical examination. During Healthy Vision Month, NEI – an arm of the National Institutes of Health – empowers Americans to make eye health a top priority and educates them on steps...

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