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Latest International Academy of Low Vision Specialists Stories

2013-12-18 23:01:23

Low Vision optometrist and nutritionist John M. Pino O.D., Ph.D., the only International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS) doctor in Tennessee, holds a doctorate in nutrition. Dr. Pino concurs with a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggesting that taking certain B vitamins may prevent Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Lebanon, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 While it’s normal for eyesight to decline over the years, some of the leading causes of...

2013-10-09 23:01:53

US optometrist group IALVS joins WHO and other international agencies on World Sight Day October 10, 2013 to focus attention on vision impairment and blindness. Corona, California (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Universal Eye Health is the theme for World Sight Day 2013 and this year’s call to action is simple: get your eyes tested. It’s a mantra that has long been adopted by the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS), a group of United States optometrists who provide...

2013-09-30 23:18:02

National Optometrist Group Offers Macular Degeneration Sufferers Solutions Which Allow Patients to Drive Cars and Pursue Normal Activities Again Corona, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 While a diagnosis of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) can be devastating, it does not mean that all patients will be relegated to a life spent unable to travel far from home. Members of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists suggest patients get a second opinion, because there are things...

2013-09-11 23:01:42

Dr. Richard Shuldiner develops glasses for low vision patient who liked to play bridge, trumping multiple sight issues and gets her back in the game. Corona, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 A pair of specially developed reverse telescope glasses proved to be a trump card in solving the problems of a low vision patient who liked to play bridge but could no longer do so because of complex sight issues. Richard J. Shuldiner, OD, F.A.A.O., a California optometrist who is Clinical...

2013-09-04 23:05:05

International Academy of Low Vision Specialists optometrists utilizing new lens technology to help correct a basic problem experienced by those with macular degeneration (ARMD). Corona, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 There is new hope for people whose vision has been compromised by age related macular degeneration (ARMD), glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Many patients with these diseases have heard that nothing more can be done for them, but pioneering changes in recent months may offer...

2013-08-31 23:01:38

New Low Vision Website Provides Valuable Resources to Those Suffering with (AMD) Age Related Macular Degeneration and other Vision Limiting Conditions Corona, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 The International Academy Of Low Vision Specialists is pleased to announce the launch of a standalone website, http://www.LowVisionEyeDoctors.com dedicated to educating consumers about low vision and low vision solutions. The site was created to serve as an online resource for people with vision...

2013-08-31 23:01:24

Rhode Island marketing firm, The Link Agency continues to expand expertise in health care with new web site targeting those suffering from AMD age-related macular degeneration and other vision-limiting conditions. Barrington, RI (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 The Link Agency is pleased to announce the launch of a standalone website, LowVisionEyeDoctors.com, dedicated to educating consumers about low vision and low vision solutions. The site was created for client, The International Academy of...

2013-08-31 23:00:49

Members of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS) agree with Harvard Report stating Early Detection is Key for successful treatment of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Corona, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Harvard University Special Health Report released August 22, 2013 states "The earlier Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is detected, the more likely it can be treated successfully." International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS) doctors,...

2013-03-29 23:02:37

International Academy of Low Vision Specialists, founding member, Dr. Randolph Kinkade prescribes new bioptic telescopic glasses for retired basketball coach suffering from vision loss. Manchester, CT (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Former women's high school basketball coach William Baiocchi thought he had discovered a whole new definition to the term March Madness when failing vision forced him to the sidelines of his beloved game. Baiocchi, 67, suffers from a rare genetic condition called...

2012-10-22 04:03:00

New E-Scoop glasses improve way of life for patients suffering with macular degeneration (ARMD). Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 New lens technology helps correct a basic problem experienced by those with macular degeneration. Recently developed new E-Scoop lenses from Holland now enable doctors to help patients with one of the chief complaints associated with macular degeneration–cloudy vision. Dr. Palmer, a low vision optometrist who sees patients in the Twin Cities area,...