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Public awareness campaign brings 1 million more eye exams

June 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Think About Your Eyes public awareness campaign brought in 1.1 million new eye exams in 2016, Vision Council Chief Operating Officer, Ashley Mills, told the American Optometric Association House of Delegates here at Optometry’s Meeting.

“The campaign is absolutely working,” she said. “Thank you to the AOA for their partnership and to all of you for your support.”

SynergEyes adds new leadership

June 22, 2017
Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, is joining SynergEyes as the vice president of professional affairs, according to a company press release. In this position Sclafani will be…

Contact lens slows myopia progression in 3-year study

June 14, 2017
Three-year data from CooperVision suggests that a new contact lens therapy substantially slows myopia progression and eye elongation in children as measured by…

Signet launches blue light-blocking lenses

June 13, 2017
Signet Armorlite announced the availability of the new Kodak Total Blue Finished Single Vision Lenses in 1.60 and aspheric 1.67. With blue light exposure increasing for…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 3

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Public awareness campaign brings 1 million more eye exams

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – The Think About Your Eyes public awareness campaign brought in 1.1 million new eye exams in 2016, Vision Council Chief Operating…

SynergEyes adds new leadership

June 22, 2017
Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, is joining SynergEyes as the vice president of professional affairs, according to a company press release. In this…

Contact lens slows myopia progression in 3-year study

June 14, 2017
Three-year data from CooperVision suggests that a new contact lens therapy substantially slows myopia progression and eye elongation in children as…

Signet launches blue light-blocking lenses

June 13, 2017
Signet Armorlite announced the availability of the new Kodak Total Blue Finished Single Vision Lenses in 1.60 and aspheric 1.67. With blue light…

My Eyelab launches franchise program

June 12, 2017
My Eyelab has announced the launch of a strategic franchise program to bring affordable eye care and glasses to more U.S. consumers. My Eyelab uses…

Shamir makes technology-forward product changes

June 8, 2017
Shamir reported that it will discontinue older products to focus on digital lenses and add a line of blue light-blocking lenses and a new app. Citing…

In the Journals

Study shows successful vision correction with GP lenses

June 7, 2017
Researchers successfully fit gas permeable contact lenses in patients with both therapeutic and vision correction needs. The retrospective study…

In the Journals

Incidence of corneal infiltrative events low in young children

June 6, 2017
The incidence of corneal infiltrative events in children is no higher than in adults, and in children 8 to 11 years, rates may be even lower…

Vision safety advocates met with FTC chair

June 1, 2017
Representatives from Johnson & Johnson Vision and the American Optometric Association met with Maureen Ohlhausen, acting chairwoman of the…

Warby Parker announces refraction app

May 26, 2017
Warby Parker introduced a “mobile refraction service,” Prescription Check, which allows an eye doctor to assess a user’s vision…

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