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JJVC launches contact lenses that accentuate eye color

October 30, 2014

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care introduced 1-Day Acuvue Define contact lenses designed to accentuate the natural eye color while improving vision.

Made with Lacreon technology, the contacts feature an outer darker limbal ring to increase eye definition by creating contrast between the iris and sclera and an inner translucent light-effects pattern, which adds depth without changing the eye’s natural color, according to a company press release.

FDA approves Amblyz electronic occluder eye glasses

October 28, 2014
Amblyz announced in a press release that its electronic occluder eye glasses for children 3 to 10 years old received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.The…
In the Journals

Researchers report epithelial thinning in long-term SCL wearers

October 22, 2014
Long-term soft contact lens wear may be associated with a decrease in epithelial thickness, according to a study recently published in Optometry & Vision

Welch Allyn, Lions Clubs support childhood vision screening program

October 22, 2014
Welch Allyn Inc. announced its support and sponsorship of KidSight USA, a Lions Club program to aid in proper vision screening for children between 6 months and 6 years…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Walline promotes fitting gas-permeables

September 24, 2014
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, says in addition to treating irregular corneas, presbyopia and astigmatism, gas-permeable…
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JJVC launches contact lenses that accentuate eye color

October 30, 2014
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care introduced 1-Day Acuvue Define contact lenses designed to accentuate the natural eye color while improving…

FDA approves Amblyz electronic occluder eye glasses

October 28, 2014
Amblyz announced in a press release that its electronic occluder eye glasses for children 3 to 10 years old received U.S. Food and Drug…
In the Journals

Researchers report epithelial thinning in long-term SCL wearers

October 22, 2014
Long-term soft contact lens wear may be associated with a decrease in epithelial thickness, according to a study recently published…

Welch Allyn, Lions Clubs support childhood vision screening program

October 22, 2014
Welch Allyn Inc. announced its support and sponsorship of KidSight USA, a Lions Club program to aid in proper vision screening for children between 6…

Brien Holden Vision Institute to launch commercial entities

October 21, 2014
The Brien Holden Vision Institute is in the process of bringing to market advanced products for myopia and myopia control, presbyopia, and the…

UV vs. blue light: Which is more dangerous?

October 16, 2014
We concluded the last blog with a question: Which type of light do you feel is more dangerous to your patients, UV light or visible light including…

Survey shows OD group members order most frames, contacts through alliances

October 16, 2014
Nearly 80% of buying group or independent practice alliance members surveyed by the Vision Council say they purchase frames and contact lenses…

Study shows adjustable focus lenses equal to prescription eye wear for driving

October 9, 2014
Researchers found no statistically significant difference in hazard detection between traditional prescription eye glasses and Adlens adjustable…

JJVC program screens 20 million children

October 8, 2014
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Companies announced that Sight for Kids, its partnership program with the Lions Club International Foundation, has…

Transitions survey: Product substitution persists, brands are relevant

October 7, 2014
A recent survey funded by Transitions Optical Inc. shows that while eye care professionals place a high value on brands when making recommendations…
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