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Vision Impact Institute registers as non-profit

August 4, 2015

The Vision Impact Institute announced several developments following the organization's first advisory board meeting of the year in July.

As detailed in its press release, the Vision Impact Institute has registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is funded by the Essilor Social Impact Fund.

In the Journals

Hydrogel inlay may treat presbyopia with little effect on visual quality

August 4, 2015
Implantation of a corneal hydrogel inlay may treat presbyopia with only moderate effects on the optical system, according to a study.Twenty-two Korean patients with…
In the Journals

Smartphone ophthalmoscopy nears imaging quality of fundus camera

August 4, 2015
Smartphone ophthalmoscopy images may nearly equal the quality and diagnostic utility of traditional fundus camera images, according to a study.The prospective…

Vital Art and Science announces patent, study results for monitoring app

August 3, 2015
Vital Art and Science LLC has announced a new U.S. patent for mVT, a FDA-approved monitoring app used to track progression of age-related macular degeneration and…
FDA News

Bausch + Lomb receives 510(k) clearance for modified Victus interface kit

August 3, 2015
Bausch + Lomb has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for an enhanced patient interface kit for the Victus femtosecond laser platform, according to a company…
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BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

July 22, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, applies lessons learned from the television show, “Shark Tank,” to…
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Scott G. Hauswirth, OD, FAAO

OD research addresses all areas of the eye

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Optometry was well represented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in…
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Donald R. Korb, OD, FAAO

Korb: Pioneer of clinical optometry research

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we are…
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