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Vision Impact Institute registers as non-profit

August 4, 2015

The Vision Impact Institute announced several developments following the organization's first advisory board meeting of the year in July.

As detailed in its press release, the Vision Impact Institute has registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is funded by the Essilor Social Impact Fund.

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Brien Holden, pioneer of treating global refractive error, dies

July 28, 2015
Brien A. Holden, PhD, DSc, OAM, a professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at Australia’s University of New South Wales, CEO of the Brien Holden Vision…
In the Journals

Near tasks may worsen myopia in children

July 17, 2015
Researchers found that myopic children have close working distances for near tasks such as reading, writing and playing video games, which may increase the risk of…

Mississippi offers third graders free eye exams

July 15, 2015
The Mississippi Optometric Association, Mississippi Vision Foundation and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves announced a statewide initiative to provide eye exams at no cost to the…
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VIDEO: Long-term outcomes of ACIOL placement in a pediatric cohort

VIDEO: Long-term outcomes of ACIOL placement in a pediatric cohort

June 18, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Reid Turner, MD, presented results from a study at the Storm Eye Institute that…
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Jennifer Jones

Expect a myriad of presentations for optic nerve head drusen

July 10, 2015
SEATTLE – Optic nerve head drusen presents differently inchildren and adults, and correct diagnosis is
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Meeting News Coverage

Alcon introduces peroxide solution

June 30, 2015
SEATTLE – Alcon announced the U.S. launch of Clear Care Plus hydrogen peroxide cleaning and disinfecting…
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Vision Impact Institute registers as non-profit

August 4, 2015
The Vision Impact Institute announced several developments following the organization's first advisory board meeting of the year in July.As detailed…
Breaking News

Brien Holden, pioneer of treating global refractive error, dies

July 28, 2015
Brien A. Holden, PhD, DSc, OAM, a professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at Australia’s University of New South Wales, CEO of the…
In the Journals

Near tasks may worsen myopia in children

July 17, 2015
Researchers found that myopic children have close working distances for near tasks such as reading, writing and playing video games, which may…

Mississippi offers third graders free eye exams

July 15, 2015
The Mississippi Optometric Association, Mississippi Vision Foundation and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves announced a statewide initiative to provide eye exams…
Jennifer Jones Meeting News Coverage

Expect a myriad of presentations for optic nerve head drusen

July 10, 2015
SEATTLE – Optic nerve head drusen presents differently in children and adults, and correct diagnosis is imperative to avoid needless
Meeting News Coverage

Alcon introduces peroxide solution

June 30, 2015
SEATTLE – Alcon announced the U.S. launch of Clear Care Plus hydrogen peroxide cleaning and disinfecting solution, here at Optometry’s…
Meeting News Coverage

Researchers to study vision care barriers in children with autism

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – To gain a better understanding of vision care obstacles for the caretakers of children with autism, researchers have designed a…
Simulation training on the rise in pediatric emergency fellowship programs In the Journals

Simulation training on the rise in pediatric emergency fellowship programs

June 26, 2015
The use of simulation training is gaining popularity in the absence of real-world opportunities to practice necessary emergency procedures in most…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Closely monitor children for steroid-induced glaucoma

June 23, 2015
Researchers recommended that eye care providers reconsider topical steroids for children as a primary treatment option or monitor them closely, in a…
VIDEO: Refractive and neurodevelopmental outcomes in ROP patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Refractive and neurodevelopmental outcomes in ROP patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab

June 20, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Andrew Reynolds, MD, presented study outcomes from retinopathy of prematurity patients who were treated with either…
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