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VIDEO: SightGlass Vision details development of spectacles for myopia control

October 30, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – SightGlass Vision chief medical officer, Joe Rappon, OD, MS, FAAO, traced the development of the company’s spectacle…

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WHO: Need exists for data and accessible, affordable eye care

October 24, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – The World Health Organization feels challenged and feels a sense of urgency in light of the findings in its World Vision…

Ophthalmic industry recognizes World Sight Day

October 22, 2019
Industry members and ophthalmic organizations recognized World Sight Day with public relations efforts, fundraisers, policies and briefings. Alcon…

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BLOG: An undiagnosed concussion is an untreated concussion

October 21, 2019
by Jeffrey J. Milroy, MPH, DrPH Although there are four million sport-related concussions reported annually, these likely represent only…

Follow fitting guides, manage expectations with multifocal contacts

Primary Care Optometry News, October 2019
Michael Cymbor, OD, FAAO
Presbyopia is on the rise as our world’s population matures. By next year, the worldwide prevalence is expected to be 1.37 billion (Fricke et…

Optometry industry supports World Sight Day

October 9, 2019
Members of the ophthalmic industry have joined to support and recognize World Sight Day, which is officially commemorated on Oct. 10 this year. The…

Study of spectacle lenses to slow myopia underway

October 8, 2019
SightGlass Vision Inc. is conducting a 3-year clinical trial of novel spectacle lenses to reduce myopia progression in children, according to a…

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BLOG: Five reasons OD students should consider neurorehab as a specialty

September 27, 2019
by Hannu Laukkanen, OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A This is an exciting time to be an optometry student — but also a stressful one, given the high…

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Neurolens enhances eye measurement software

September 26, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Neurolens announced the availability of a newly enhanced Measurement Device here at Vision Expo West. The new streamlined software…

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Topcon launches Maestro2 OCT

September 25, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Topcon announced the launch of the Maestro2 Automated OCT/Fundus Camera with OCT angiography here at Vision Expo West. Building on…

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AmblyoPlay launches vision therapy software for amblyopia

September 24, 2019
Meeting News LAS VEGAS – AmblyoPlay announced the U.S. and Canadian launch of its new vision therapy treatment software for children with…

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New in-office test detects changes in cognitive function

September 23, 2019
LAS VEGAS – The Cognivue System can be used in the optometrist’s office to establish baseline cognition for a patient and then detect…

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RightEye launches technology to treat functional vision issues

September 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS – RightEye introduced the fully commercialized version of EyeQ Trainer, an oculomotor exercise program, here at Vision Expo West…

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Benefits of myopia control outweigh risks

September 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Slowing the progression of myopia can reduce the risk of other ocular pathology, with these benefits outweighing the risks of…

Myopia management company adds eight centers

September 17, 2019
Treehouse Eyes, a new company dedicated to managing myopia, announced it is collaborating with eight additional primary care practices across the…

Zenni introduces blue light-blocking lenses for children

September 16, 2019
Zenni announced the release of Blokz Trivex impact resistant, blue light-blocking lenses to meet safety standards and durability for children…

Augmented reality visual aids may improve mobility in RP patients

September 13, 2019
Use of augmented reality low-vision aids for patients with retinitis pigmentosa may assist with mobility and grasp, a recent study suggests. …

Refac Optical Group sells Nationwide Vision to EyeCare Partners

September 13, 2019
Refac Optical Group announced the sale of Nationwide Vision to EyeCare Partners LLC after 6 years of expansion under Refac’s ownership…

Optometrists have important role in brain injury assessment, rehab

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2019
Optometry is the profession of vision. Unlike other professionals in eye care, optometrists are uniquely trained and experienced in the human visual…

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Six-hour occlusion as effective as full-time for severe amblyopia

August 26, 2019
Six hours of occlusion is as effective as full-time occlusion in the treatment of severe amblyopia, and 2-hour occlusion is as effective as 6 hours…