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AOA supports Contact Lens Health Week

August 26, 2016

The American Optometric Association is supporting the CDC-organized Contact Health Lens Week through media outreach, according to a press release.

The AOA reported that this week they have supported the health care campaign by participating in a Twitter chat and by sharing a list of 10 facts and tips through mainstream media, including CBS News.

In the Journals

Researchers: Clinicians should address myopia progression in children

August 11, 2016
Current orthokeratology and dual focus contact lenses can significantly reduce myopia progression, according to researchers in Optometry & Vision Science. The case…
In the Journals

Concussion questionnaires may not detect vision symptoms in children

August 2, 2016
Researchers determined that the Post Concussion Symptom Scale may be limited in identifying pediatric patients with vision problems after concussion, according to a…
In the Journals

Increase in myopia found among college students

July 29, 2016
Researchers saw a rise in myopia among first-year college students, from 23.4% in 2002 to 41.3% in 2014, according to a study in Optometry and Vision Science.
In the Journals

Ocular inflammation not relieved by punctal plugs, researchers say

August 22, 2016
While insertion of punctal plugs had minimal effect on tear cytokines and matrix metalloproteinase levels, punctal plug…
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Dry eye signs, symptoms improve with re-esterified omega-3

August 19, 2016
Researchers confirmed the improvement in the signs and symptoms for dry eye after 12 weeks and support the…
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Optometry's Meeting 2016

Optometry's Meeting 2016

Contact Lens Health Week to support awareness for children, young adults

August 18, 2016
Bausch + Lomb plans to provide for students and eye care providers this upcoming school year by offering a portfolio of…
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AOA supports Contact Lens Health Week

August 26, 2016
The American Optometric Association is supporting the CDC-organized Contact Health Lens Week through media outreach, according to a press release…

In the Journals

Researchers: Clinicians should address myopia progression in children

August 11, 2016
Current orthokeratology and dual focus contact lenses can significantly reduce myopia progression, according to researchers in Optometry &

In the Journals

Concussion questionnaires may not detect vision symptoms in children

August 2, 2016
Researchers determined that the Post Concussion Symptom Scale may be limited in identifying pediatric patients with vision problems after concussion…

In the Journals

Increase in myopia found among college students

July 29, 2016
Researchers saw a rise in myopia among first-year college students, from 23.4% in 2002 to 41.3% in 2014, according to a study in Optometry and

Think About Your Eyes campaign increases online impact

July 27, 2016
The national Think About Your Eyes campaign has reached a milestone of 2.5 million visitors to its website since its launch. Recently, the campaign…

Meeting News Coverage

Woman uses suppression therapy, gains stereo vision at 48

July 21, 2016
BOSTON – Sue Barry, PhD, told her story of living without 3D vision for her entire life, then with the help of suppression therapy, she was…

Meeting News Coverage

With echolocation, the blind use sound energy to see

June 30, 2016
BOSTON – Daniel Kish discussed here at Optometry’s Meeting how he uses echolocation to “see” his surroundings through the…

FDA clears REBIScan’s Pediatric Vision Scanner

June 22, 2016
The FDA has granted REBIScan market clearance through the de novo pathway for the Pediatric Vision Scanner, according to a press release. The…

Prevent Blindness selects three states for initiative to improve children’s vision

June 14, 2016
The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness and the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality…

Smartphone imager effective in nontraditional eye care settings

June 13, 2016
Researchers reported that the D-Eye, a smartphone imaging system, may be useful in situations where conventional fundus photography is not an option…

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