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2014-03-11 08:31:58

Partnership launches in glasses.com Salt Lake City HQ with OneSight Vision Van Clinic providing free eye exams and eyewear to local students supported by doctors/volunteers from EyeMed, glasses.com, LensCrafters, Oakley, Sunglass Hut and Target Optical SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Exam week" takes on new meaning for 100+ local students who will receive free eye exams and new glasses onboard OneSight's Vision Van when it parks at two schools in Salt Lake City March...

2014-03-06 23:27:13

Standard eye exams do not reveal undetected vision problems that contribute to falls, blurred or double vision, a lost ability to read and more — even if test results show 20/20 vision. Neuro-optometrist Dr. Larry Lampert brings his expertise to Regents Park Boca Raton for painless and productive therapy. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Regents Park Boca Raton, a Florida-based skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, today announced its functional vision rehabilitation...

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,...

2014-02-24 23:03:11

Weil Eye Care urges patients to get an eye exam during Save Your Vision Month. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 In honor of Save Your Vision Month, Weil Eye Care is offering tips and information on maintaining good eye and vision health. The most important tip to remember is to schedule regular eye exams. Weil Eye Care highly recommends that everyone make an appointment for an eye exam regularly. Getting an eye exam is an essential step in preserving vision and keeping eyes...

2014-02-18 16:26:09

The American Optometric Association offers sight-saving advice in recognition of Save Your Vision Month ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vision plays an important role in daily life - every waking minute, the eyes are working hard to see the world around us. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) annual American Eye-Q® survey, 40 percent of Americans worry about losing their eyesight over their ability to walk or hear. AOA conducts...

2014-02-17 12:23:28

MASON, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, has signed an agreement with Vincent Facchiano, O.D., F.A.A.O., and his junior partner, Joshua Heinecke, O.D., to assume ownership of the Pearle Vision center in Brookfield, Wis. The former corporate-owned center is located at 17550-D W. Blue Mound Road in the Brownstone Shopping Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130709/NY43871LOGO A veteran...

2014-02-17 12:23:25

-- Established Optometrists Now Have Four Pearle Neighborhood Eye Care Centers - MASON, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, has signed a licensing agreement with long-time partners, Dr. Steve Girisgen, O.D., P.C. and Dr. Ken Kopolow, O.D., P.C., to operate the Pearle Vision location at 661 Marks Street, Suite C in Henderson, Nev. This is the fourth Pearle location the partners own and operate and...

2014-02-06 08:29:32

American Academy of Ophthalmology advises that early detection and today's treatments for common eye disease among seniors can help stop vision loss SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in Americans age 65 and older[1], seniors who develop AMD should not consider blindness in advanced age to be inevitable, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. During AMD Awareness Month, the...

2014-01-27 23:01:15

Weil Eye Care advises getting an eye examination to check for glaucoma. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 In honor of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Weil Eye Care Medical Center is offering advice and information about glaucoma and how to detect the disease early through eye examinations. Glaucoma is known as the "silent thief" because those who have it are not aware of the disease until a significant part of their vision is gone. However, it can be detected in its early stages...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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