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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 glasses use electronically controlled intermittent occlusion, providing eye occlusion without the discomfort and stigma associated with an eye patch, said Amblyz in its press release

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…

Genzyme enters research collaboration to prevent childhood blindness

October 10, 2014
Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced it is providing $900,000 for a research collaboration with the University of Florida and the University of Pennsylvania to develop a…

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 provided free…
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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…

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…

Genzyme enters research collaboration to prevent childhood blindness

October 10, 2014
Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced it is providing $900,000 for a research collaboration with the University of Florida and the University of…

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…
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