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2014-03-14 12:28:13

- Dr. Thomas J. Goldstein Continues to Serve Community in Selma, Texas - MASON, Ohio, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced it has signed an agreement with a local optometrist to assume ownership of a location in Selma, Texas. Dr. Thomas J. Goldstein, O.D., and partner Virgen Santiago, now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 8325 Agora Parkway, Suite 123 in Selma....

2014-03-06 16:26:45

ST. LOUIS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To protect consumers' eye and vision health, the American Optometric Association is warning the public about the false claims that internet companies can provide an online "eye exam." These claims are confusing and misleading. Consumers should understand that only an in-person exam by a doctor of optometry or an ophthalmologist can determine how well they see and whether or not they need corrective lenses. In addition, every day,...

2014-02-18 08:32:45

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosyntrx, Inc., a nutritional biotechnology and healthy lifestyles education company in the ophthalmic sector is proud to announce the addition of three new scientific advisory board members:(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/SF65884) Lucy Young, MD, is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. She is the director of the Lancaster Course in...

2014-01-22 23:03:22

Recent research shows VEP and ERG data may be used to help ophthalmologists and optometrists diagnose glaucoma early, leading to better patient outcomes. Diopsys, Inc. provides these technologies to the office-based clinician. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and Diopsys is reaching out to help educate doctors and patients about the importance of electrophysiology in glaucoma detection. Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) and pattern...

2014-01-08 12:29:37

Alliance expands discounts, services and practice management education for members LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Eyecare Resource Co-Operative (PERC) and Infinity Vision Alliance (IVA), two California-based doctor alliance groups serving most of the U.S., have formed a strategic alliance in order to create two distinct products for the market based on practice volume. The agreement took effect on Jan. 1 with the new organization providing services for...

2013-11-18 13:05:20

Study suggests that environmental manipulation should be considered as part of overall management of dry eye syndrome Residents of major cities with high levels of air pollution have an increased risk of dry eye syndrome, according to a study presented at the world's largest ophthalmic conference, the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, in New Orleans. Study subjects in and around Chicago and New York City were found to be three to four times more likely to be...

2013-10-29 23:03:33

World Sight Day on Oct. 10 is a day of awareness for blindness and vision impairment. San Antonio Eye Center not only promotes healthy vision habits on World Sight Day, but year-round. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 No matter what, vision is one of the key factors to living out life to its fullest, whether watching a beloved sports team score a point or watching a son or daughter blow out birthday candles. World Sight Day, celebrated Oct. 10, is meant to raise awareness for...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.