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Contact Lens Discomfort May Be Decreased By Changing Brand Or Solution
2013-05-01 08:24:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Healthy Vision Month kicks off a new study has found that eye irritation or discomfort that comes from use of contact lenses may be easily fixed by simply changing to a different type of lens or lens care product. The study is published in the May issue of Optometry and Vision Science. Daniel Tilia, BOptom, MOptom, of Brien Holden Vision Institute in Sydney, Australia, and his colleagues wrote in their research paper,...

Time For An Eye Exam During Healthy Vision Month
2013-04-30 18:51:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online May is being promoted as the Healthy Vision Month, and many organizations are using it as a way to encourage people to get their eyes checked. Healthy Vision Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention´s Vision Health Initiative (VHI) are partnering with the National Eye Institute (NEI) during May to encourage all Americans to make vision a health priority. According to the CDC, the number of Americans 40 years...

2013-04-15 23:01:15

K&R Ophthalmic Services has dropped prices on its entire selection of online products. Franklin, Ind (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 K&R Ophthalmic Services is helping ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians grow their practices and expand and improve their care options by ushering in new, reduced prices on a wide range of state-of-the-art new and used ophthalmic equipment. K&R understands that providing the best eye care depends on having the best equipment. From slit lamps and...

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...


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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