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2015-02-17 23:07:54

According to a new report series by iData Research, while fundus cameras, or retinal cameras, will maintain a niche market in the years to come, optical coherence tomographers will see more growth

2015-02-17 08:34:32

Tips for Save Your Vision Month from the American Optometric Association ST. LOUIS, Feb.

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2015-02-14 09:16:19

Researchers In Switzerland have created telescopic contact lenses and glasses that zoom in when you wink.

2015-02-13 23:04:45

Eye Care Associates is reminding everyone that they possess 30 days to spend their health care flexible spending funds from 2014 to avoid losing them. Elmsford,

2015-02-13 16:24:44

American Optometric Association encourages health professionals and others to provide feedback on new adult eye examination guideline during this 30-day review period ST. LOUIS, Feb.

2015-02-10 23:12:43

From now until Valentine's Day, ShopCLE.com is providing 30% off plus complimentary ground shipping on any pair of designer sunglass or prescription frame. Elmsford,

2015-02-10 16:25:25

Transitions Optical Research Reveals Indoor/Outdoor Light Is a Top Complaint, yet Few Employees Are Taking Steps to Address the Issue PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Feb.

2015-01-29 23:07:05

New Product Offering Helps Simplify HIPAA Compliance for Optometrists Greenlawn, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Compliancy Group LLC and AOAExcelTM are

2015-01-26 20:21:42

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., the worldwide leader in hybrid contact lens technology, has announced a new marketing campaign: "Transform".


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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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.