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PCON to post daily coverage from Vision Expo West

September 16, 2014

Starting Thursday, Healio.com/Optometry, the online home of Primary Care Optometry News, will feature live reports from the Vision Expo West conference to be held in Las Vegas.

Special highlights will include reports from the Global Contact Lens Forum taking place on Wednesday and the new wearable technology continuing education track on Friday.

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Salus University/PCO offers fast-track OD degree

September 9, 2014
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PCON to post daily coverage from Vision Expo West

September 16, 2014
Starting Thursday, Healio.com/Optometry, the online home of Primary Care Optometry News, will feature live reports from the Vision Expo West…
In the Journals

Anxiety decreases in strabismus patients after corrective surgery, study finds

September 11, 2014
Surgical correction of adult strabismus results in improved social anxiety and disability levels as well as quality of life, according to a study…

Salus University/PCO offers fast-track OD degree

September 9, 2014
The Scholars Program at Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry provides students the opportunity to complete their optometry degree…

World Sight Day slated for Oct. 9

September 8, 2014
World Sight Day, which supports Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge, will take place this year…
In the Journals

Declines in vision, activity linked to increased mortality risk

August 22, 2014
Researchers discovered a direct relationship between loss of visual acuity and decline in instrumental activities of daily living levels, which…

Astaxanthin and the eye

August 21, 2014
Even while on vacation (visiting my son in Kauai), I try to get caught up on some educational reading. I just happened along an article on the…
In the Journals

Study: Current, prolonged smoking associated with AMD progression

August 18, 2014
People who are currently smoking or have a large number of pack-years smoked are at an increased risk for age-related macular degeneration…
In the Journals

Myopia associated with vitamin D deficiency, study finds

August 14, 2014
Young adults with myopia were found to have significantly lower levels of vitamin D, according to a study recently published in Investigative

'Be neither fish nor fowl'

August 13, 2014
This wise saying has roots that go back at least to the 15th century. It has been applied in many different contexts but applies today as good advice…
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Study shows patients with AMD deny smoking more often than those without

August 12, 2014
A researcher has found that patients who smoke and have age-related macular degeneration fail to self-report smoking more frequently than patients in…
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