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2013-03-13 08:33:40

New SightSense(TM) Health Education Program Puts Critical Eye Care Information in Proper Focus for Consumers ROCHESTER, N.Y. and DEERFIELD, Ill., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, and Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the largest U.S. drugstore chain, announced today a new SightSense(TM) online and in-store patient education program - an initiative to heighten eye health awareness and encourage consumers to take proactive steps to...

2013-03-08 23:01:18

Dr. Jacqueline Muller has shown that treating keratitis sicca (dry eye) can improve the quality of the ocular surface of a patient´s eyes, decreasing their eyestrain, thus decreasing the frequency and severity of that person´s headaches. New York City, New York (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Dr. Jacqueline Muller has shown that treating keratitis sicca (dry eye) can improve the quality of the ocular surface of a patient´s eyes, decreasing their eyestrain, thus decreasing the...

2013-03-06 12:25:49

Ophthalmologists Say Patient Access to Care at Stake Due to Funding Cuts SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the federal government assesses an $85 billion reduction in its 2013 budget, an included 2 percent Medicare cut will hurt beneficiaries who need medical eye care, according to ophthalmologists - medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of eye disease. In a survey conducted by the American Academy of...

2013-03-05 08:30:05

Transitions Optical Educates Consumers About Proper Eye Care and the Connection Between Vision and Diabetes NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. in partnership with Davis Vision optical retail stores, will join the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in New York City to educate and motivate consumers to visit an eyecare professional regularly for comprehensive eye exams that help with the early detection of diabetes and the development of certain vision...

2013-02-26 08:21:55

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CooperVision, Inc. (NYSE: COO) today announced the launch of a new website in partnership with the Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS), reinforcing the global contact lens manufacturer's continued commitment to serving the U.S. military community. By logging onto www.coopervision.com/armedforces, military members and their families can purchase CooperVision's contact lenses affordably and be assured guaranteed delivery wherever they are...

2013-02-18 23:01:55

The 2013 Vision Expo East promises to be one of the highlights of the year. From March 14th through the 17th, 2013 there will be thousands of eye care professionals from across the country gathering for this annual event, and Best Image Optical will be one of them. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 For many who are wondering if this event is worth the time, the advantages of attending the 2013 Vision Expo East are considerable and can easily justify the expense of attending. Latest...

2013-01-18 23:03:01

Earlier this week CLEContactLenses.com published an article promoting Glaucoma Awarness Month since it occurs in the month of January to help create more awareness. Currently the sight stealing disease, Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. Elmsford, New York (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 14th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers,...

2012-12-07 05:02:17

Center For Sight's comprehensive medical eye care practice offers access to the latest technologies, including primary vision care, Laser Cataract Surgery and All- Laser LASIK. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Center For Sight, the premier multi-physician vision, hearing, cosmetic and skin care practice in Southwest Florida, today announced the expansion of its practice to University Park/Lakewood Ranch. The new office site, located at 5409 University Parkway, will host a vast...

2012-11-13 11:07:42

First study to refute a common health misconception to be presented at the 116th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology A new study provides the first clear evidence that vision or eye problems are rarely the cause of recurring headaches in children, even if the headaches usually strike while the child is doing schoolwork or other visual tasks. Many parents assume that frequent headaches mean their child needs glasses, so they ask their doctor to refer their child for an...

2012-11-12 12:26:18

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CooperVision, Inc. (NYSE: COO) plans to launch a new website in partnership with the Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS), reinforcing the global contact lens manufacturer's commitment to serving the U.S. military community. With this new website, military personnel and their families can learn more about CooperVision's extensive product portfolio, purchase CooperVision's contact lenses affordably, and be assured guaranteed delivery wherever...