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2014-06-04 23:02:16

Summer activities can leave eyes vulnerable and unprotected. It’s important to take the proper precautions to keep eyes safe all season long. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 It’s the start of summer and that means it’s time for sports, sunshine and home improvement projects, all of which can leave eyes injured and hurting. Weil Eye Care knows that the summer season is chock full of potential hazards for eyes, but with a little preparation, they can be protected from injury....

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...

2014-03-31 16:23:31

Ophthalmologists encourage athletes to wear eye protection as spring sports season begins SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions take to the playing field this spring, the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons warns the public that thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds coaches, parents and athletes of the importance of wearing eye...

2014-02-27 16:27:48

During March Workplace Eye Wellness Month, ophthalmologists stress importance of wearing proper eye protection on the job SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, 300,000 Americans visit the emergency room to treat a workplace eye injury.[1] A significant portion of eye injuries occur in manufacturing, construction and mining, industries which are experiencing recent job growth. During Workplace Eye Wellness Month in March, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding...

2012-11-13 13:37:08

A new study conducted by researchers at Hasbro Children's Hospital, the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Fairfax (VA) County Public Schools, and Boston Children's Hospital has found that high school field hockey players competing in states with mandated protective eyewear have significantly lower rates of head, eye, and facial injuries when compared to players who compete in states without protective eyewear mandates. Each...

2010-02-25 09:04:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether using a computer or a sledge hammer to get the job done, the American Optometric Association (AOA) reports that visual discomfort, eye strain and eye injuries in the workplace are not only common, but cost billions in lost productivity each year. And, research indicates that 2,000 workers each day in the United States sustain job-related eye injuries requiring medical treatment, yet safety experts and doctors of optometry agree that 90 percent of...


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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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