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Warby Parker announces refraction app

May 26, 2017

Warby Parker introduced a “mobile refraction service,” Prescription Check, which allows an eye doctor to assess a user’s vision, based on results of the at-home self-test conducted through the use of an iPhone app, and provide an updated eye wear prescription.

Users first answer questions regarding their age, location and eye health history to determine eligibility, according to the company.

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Top five stories from ASCRS 2017

May 28, 2017
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting took place May 5 to 9 in Los Angeles. Healio.com/OSN was there to cover breaking news and…
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Improvements in instruments, sterilization and anesthesia set stage for office-based vitreoretinal surgeries

May 27, 2017
Remarkable advances in vitreoretinal surgery have occurred in the past 20 years. Diversified and miniaturized instruments have been produced, surgical time has dropped…
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VIDEO: Neurostimulator the latest tool for dry eye treatment

May 26, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses the TrueTear neurostimulator device from…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

African-Americans with glaucoma voice need for education

May 26, 2017
African-American glaucoma patients wish to have more information on glaucoma, and most of them would like to receive it from their doctors, according to a study carried…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 3

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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VIDEO: LensGen founder discusses impact of funding on IOL development

May 17, 2017
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VIDEO: Real-world Xen glaucoma implant technique improves on FDA-approved technique

May 16, 2017
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