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2014-06-03 08:33:15

Eye physicians and surgeons clear up the facts about the lens-clouding eye condition SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding eye condition, and the incidence is set to grow by 50 percent by 2020.[1] As part of its efforts to support Cataract Awareness Month this June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye...

2014-05-30 23:14:53

Diopsys® NOVA-VEP data shows new hope for patients with degenerative eye diseases. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Affecting an estimated 60 to 70 million people worldwide, Exfoliation syndrome (XFS) is the most common identifiable cause of open-angle glaucoma. XFS presents unilaterally in about two thirds of patients and are more likely to present with glaucomatous damage than eyes without XFS. More severe than primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), Exfoliative Glaucoma (XFG)...

2014-05-30 16:24:50

Rand Eye Institute offers Hurricane Eye Safety Tips in an Effort to Reduce and Prevent Pre- and Post- Storm Eye Injuries DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the rising number of hurricane related injuries over the past hurricane seasons, the Rand Eye Institute, a comprehensive eye care and surgical facility in Deerfield Beach, is assisting South Florida residents anticipate and prepare for an increasing number of storm related eye injuries. Rand Eye...

2014-05-29 23:06:03

Clinical electrophysiology of vision is a well-regarded and researched science with over 50 years of clinical data. However, Diopsys brought this science to the office-based eye care specialist and has just installed its 1,000th VEP/ERG device. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Electrophysiology is being adopted by optometrists and ophthalmologists like never before. Diopsys, Inc., the leader in providing VEP/ERG vision testing devices, has just trained its 1,000th customer on the...

2014-05-22 08:30:52

Eye physicians volunteer to provide exams and care at no out-of-pocket cost for seniors through EyeCare America SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - is issuing seven tips to help older adults take care of their eyes as they age to ensure longer independence and wellbeing. The Academy is offering the advice as part of its efforts to support the National Eye Institute's...

2014-05-15 16:27:33

Eye care provider opening two new locations in Albuquerque area ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stanton Optical continues to expand its retail stores and will launch two new full-service stores in the Albuquerque area. The two stores, expected to open this month, will be located near the Cottonwood Mall and the Coronado Mall. Both locations are equipped with on-site optical labs, catering to a wide range of eye care services, including one hour prescription...

2014-05-02 23:04:36

For patient convenience, Dr. Ramin Rabbani is now promoting a spring sale on lenses. The right frames can enhance the self-confidence of a person, and at this low price, there is no reason not to spring into action. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, OD, is now offering a spring sale that makes vision care more affordable than ever. For a limited time, patients can get computer lenses or reading glasses plus select frames for just $140. Healthy...

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 08:38:13

Transitions Optical to Supply Complimentary Eye Health Education Resources to NAHN Nurses Across the Country WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) have announced a national partnership to reach Hispanic communities with eye health information. Transitions Optical has joined NAHN as a Corporate Member and will provide education to NAHN members on the higher risk for eye health issues among Hispanic...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.