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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 Science.

Hong and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional, observational study with 80 participants to map corneal epithelial thickness.

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…

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 detection and management…

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 blue light?Of course…
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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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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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Top 5 videos from Vision Expo West

October 3, 2014
A number of presenters at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas spent a few moments with Primary Care Optometry News reporters, summarizing presentations…

Alcon announces top appointments

October 2, 2014
Alcon has named Eric Bruno as the new general manager for U.S. Vision Care, after Jim Murphy was promoted to president, Alcon Japan, according to a…
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