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2014-09-16 08:30:21

Inaugural Conference Kicks Off International Vision Expo & Conference West in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ground-breaking eye care innovations that will revolutionize the vision care industry will be presented at The Future in Focus, a day-long event that kicks off the International Vision Expo & Conference West, the world's largest ophthalmic expo and conference. The Future in Focus features presentations from inventors and developers of eye care...

2014-09-14 23:02:34

Participants in the symposium, Right In Front Of Our Eyes: How Undetected Vision Issues Impact Student Learning, will discuss the problems children have with Reading when they cannot see print clearly. A startling 25% of children in elementary school have vision problems which make reading difficult. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 School requires that children read at both near and far distances, but Washington law requires that they be screened only for far vision when...

2014-09-12 16:24:14

Colorado eye care provider Vision Care Specialists welcomes Drs. Lee Guo and Chu (Yumi) Jeong to Lakewood and Aurora and expands hours at 3 locations. DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colorado eye care provider Vision Care Specialists announced expansion in staff and hours to meet the growing demand for its high quality eye care services. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145684 As of September, 2014, Vision Care Specialists locations in Aurora,...

2014-09-09 16:26:52

American Academy of Ophthalmology explains common eye symptoms for adults in support of Healthy Aging Month SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 142 million Americans are age 40 and older, and it is around age 40 that many people start to notice changes in their eyesight that increase as they get older.[1] By 2030, it is predicted that more than 90 million people will be age 65 and older; one in six of these people will have vision impairment that cannot be...

2014-09-05 23:05:07

Beginning today, CLE Contact Lenses & Shop CLE are providing a 48-hour back-to-school sale; visitors can save 5% plus complimentary ground shipping within the USA. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related such as prescription...

2014-09-03 12:30:15

78 percent of aging Americans affected by vision loss; American Optometric Association offers tips to protect eyesight throughout life ST. LOUIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a fact of life that vision can change over time, resulting in a number of noticeable differences in how well aging adults see the world around them. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2014 American Eye-Q(®) consumer survey, 78 percent of adults age 55 or older report...

2014-08-28 23:13:32

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy, M.D. encourages patients to get an eye exam in honor of Cataract Awareness Month. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Every year, cataracts affect over 22 million Americans over the age of 40 and are considered the leading cause of blindness in the world. Characterized by the clouding and darkening of the eye’s natural lens behind the iris, cataracts are estimated to affect an additional 30 million Americans by the year 2020, mostly due to an...

2014-08-28 23:11:23

Over 22 million students will attend college or university in the U.S. this fall. Dr. Stewart Shofner shares five important vision tips to keep student’s eyes healthy and seeing their very best. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center met with many young patients throughout the summer that recently headed off to college. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, over 22 million students will attend college or university in the...

2014-08-26 23:06:02

According to a recent report by San Francisco-based Grand View Research, the global contact lenses market is expected to reach $12.48 billion by the end of 2020. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/contact-lenses-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The global market for contact lenses is expected to reach USD 12.48 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Expanding user base coupled with aging...

2014-08-25 23:01:42

In preparation for back to school, the vision center is offering tips on how to preserve vision during the upcoming school season. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Summer is just about over, which means that school will be beginning again soon. For students, it’s important to maintain healthy vision and avoid vision problems so that they can be successful all year long. 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley has tips and information on vision problem prevention for students. Vision...


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2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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