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Football leagues team up to evaluate King-Devick Test on sidelines

September 1, 2015

The National Football League and the Canadian Football League have partnered to investigate additional concussion testing tools, according to a press release issued by the NFL.

As detailed in the release, several CFL teams have begun using the King-Devick Test during training camps and will continue to do so during their 2015 seasons so the league can assess the test's diagnostic abilities.

In the Journals

PubMed reflects linear increase in ophthalmology publications

September 1, 2015
The number of ophthalmology articles published and recorded in PubMed from 1998 to 2012 significantly increased in linear progression for both adult and pediatric…
In the Journals

Corneal changes seen with contact lens wear after cataract surgery in Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

August 31, 2015
The use of extended-wear contact lenses after cataract extraction in infants may lead to increased endothelial cell density, coefficient of variation of cell area and…

Millennials concerned with eye wear choice, risks related to culture

August 31, 2015
A survey conducted by Wakefield for Transitions Optical Inc., focused on the preferences of eye wear consumers and their expectations of eye care professionals…
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CenterVue to launch Compass fundus automated perimetry system in US

August 31, 2015
CenterVue will launch the Compass fundus automated perimetry system in the U.S. in September, the company announced in a press release.The Compass system provides…
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Scott A. Edmonds, OD, FAAO

BLOG: The path forward for optometry

August 11, 2015
The profession of optometry is at a unique crossroad for its role in the health care system. Although much of this…
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Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we will…
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Ron Rosa

BLOG: 4 tips for making children comfortable during an eye exam

August 17, 2015
Even if you don’t work in pediatrics, chances are good that you’re going to have to treat a patient who is…
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