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2011-08-17 08:00:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important exams in a students' school year isn't administered in the classroom, but rather in the optometrist's office.

2011-07-20 07:30:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As children grow up in a world full of personal computers, hand-held video games, smartphones and e-readers, they are increasing their risk of computer vision syndrome (CVS) or digital eye strain.

2011-06-29 07:30:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even with new regulations on the labeling of sunscreen products to help consumers better protect their skin, many Americans are still unaware of the sun's damaging effects on their eyes.

2011-06-14 07:30:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA star and Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans knows that success in basketball doesn't rest solely on athletic ability. To put a 9.39-inch diameter ball into a hoop with an 18-inch diameter, you need healthy vision.

2011-06-07 08:30:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten-year-old Michelle Jones of Chicago, Ill., was struggling in school, and her teacher noticed that Michelle had one eye that crossed when looking at the board.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.