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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...

2014-04-29 23:04:14

Entertainment industry-leading makeup artists and eye-care professionals release dramatic public service campaign with Entertainment Industries Council targeting dangerous practices with decorative contact lens use in teens and young adults. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) have teamed up with entertainment industry-leading artists from the TV series...

2014-04-29 16:29:45

- Paul Hans Continues to Serve Community in New Hyde Park, N.Y. - MASON, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced it has signed an agreement with a long-time licensee to assume ownership of the Pearle Vision location in New Hyde Park, N.Y. Paul Hans, along with sons Michael and Daniel Hans, now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 932 Hillside Avenue. The center...

2014-04-24 12:29:08

-- Community Opticians Assume Ownership of Pearle Vision in Columbia, Tenn. -- MASON, Ohio, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, is proud to announce it has signed an agreement with two local entrepreneurs to assume ownership of the location in Columbia, Tenn. Tony and Donna Schlemmer now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 1301 Trotwood Avenue in Columbia. The center was...

2014-04-24 12:29:05

- Jana Stark Continues to Serve Community in Hollywood, Fla. - MASON, Ohio, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced it has signed an agreement with a father and daughter team to assume ownership of the Pearle Vision location in Hollywood, Fla. Jana Stark, along with her father Alex Pyasky, now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 2914 Oakwood Boulevard. The center was...

2014-04-16 16:30:09

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reimbursements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should make adding younger patients a profitable growth strategy for eye care professionals. As part of the ACA, eye examinations and the prescription of eyewear are a potential covered benefit up to the age of 18. While the act provides funds, the Spot handheld binocular autorefractor is making it easier than ever to attract and serve this important patient population. "If you are not...

2014-04-14 08:40:18

With support from Alcon, the Program Aims to Strengthen Ophthalmic Pediatric and Cataract Services in Shandong Province NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) is visiting Jinan for the second time to conduct an intensive and comprehensive training and skills exchange program aimed at strengthening ophthalmic services in Shandong Province. Alongside its longtime sponsor, Alcon, the global leader in eye care, the Orbis program will focus on...

2014-04-10 12:27:07

MASON, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced today plans to convert 9 of its neighborhood eye care centers in Florida from company-owned to licensee-owned. Locations are immediately available in South Florida, Orlando, Gainesville and Naples, as well as other markets located throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130709/NY43871LOGO The company is currently seeking qualified...

2014-03-26 23:34:09

The new Diopsys® Report Viewer software is a must have for doctors to view patients’ NOVA reports on their iPads. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Diopsys, Inc. announces the launch of the new Diopsys® Report Viewer software for all Diopsys® NOVA-VEP and NOVA-ERG customers. The software and corresponding app allows ophthalmologists and optometrists to view Diopsys electrophysiology reports from anywhere in their office with a Wi-Fi connection. It even sends alerts...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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