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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...

2014-01-07 08:32:03

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, offers eye care services to residents of Los Angeles and surrounding area. New Year's resolutions are often made with the idea of losing weight, exercising more and getting healthy. This year, consider resolving to take better care of your eyes. Eye health is critical to vision. Unfortunately, many people fail to complete their recommended vision screenings and may be missing critical cues that...

2014-01-02 23:04:58

San Antonio Eye Center has extended a variety of specials for the holiday season. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 San Antonio Eye Center is excited to announce that they are now offering a variety of specials on eye exams and prescriptions for the holiday season. The holidays are the perfect time for patients to get their eyes checked, and the San Antonio Eye Center encourages their patients to take advantage of the current deals that they are offering. One of the new holiday...

2013-12-23 23:23:23

Northeastern Eye Institute is proud to announce it has been nominated as a national finalist for Transitions Awards program. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Northeastern Eye Institute has recently been named as a national finalist for the Transitions Awards program. Northeastern Eye Institute is a prominent eye care center in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The award winner will be revealed during the Transitions Academy at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando to be held January...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'