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Torres: ‘Don’t put an age limit on your dreams’

Torres: ‘Don’t put an age limit on your dreams’
June 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – Swimmer Dara Torres won 12 medals in five Olympic competitions, gaining much of her fame for being the oldest swimmer on the U.S. Olympic team and earning three silver medals at the age of 41 years in 2008.

Torres, also a correspondent and author, shared her journey with attendees here at the opening session during Optometry’s Meeting.

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Outgoing AOA president: Advocate for the doctor-patient relationship

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – “Optometry has made amazing progress due to the incredible advocacy work our members do in each of our states and here in D.C.,” Andrea
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AOA bestows top awards at annual meeting

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, the American Optometric Association recognized a group of professionals who have contributed significantly to…
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Sildenafil shown to expand choroidal vessels in patients with AMD

June 20, 2017
Researchers found that sildenafil citrate increases choroidal thickness in eyes with both wet and dry age-related macular degeneration. Vuong and colleagues reported at…
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Diabetic Eye Disease - Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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Torres: ‘Don’t put an age limit on your dreams’

June 24, 2017
WASHINGTON – Swimmer Dara Torres won 12 medals in five Olympic competitions, gaining much of her fame for being the oldest swimmer on the U.S…

Meeting News

Outgoing AOA president: Advocate for the doctor-patient relationship

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – “Optometry has made amazing progress due to the incredible advocacy work our members do in each of our states and here in…

Meeting News

AOA bestows top awards at annual meeting

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, the American Optometric Association recognized a group of professionals who have contributed…

Meeting News

Sildenafil shown to expand choroidal vessels in patients with AMD

June 20, 2017
Researchers found that sildenafil citrate increases choroidal thickness in eyes with both wet and dry age-related macular degeneration. Vuong and…

Meeting News

Healthy food options, vaccine awareness, top latest policy updates from AMA

June 15, 2017
Delegates at this week’s AMA annual meeting in Chicago adopted new policies intended to increase access to healthier food, continue support of…

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Reduced visual acuity associated with a decline in reading efficiency

June 15, 2017
Researchers found that a significant decline in reading efficiency was associated with reduced visual acuity. The prospective, cross-sectional study…

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Young optometrists passionate, optimistic

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
At Villanova University’s commencement ceremony this year, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg waxed eloquently, encouraging…

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Senior patient complains of double vision

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Abby Raposo, OD; John Sellechio, OD
A 66-year-old man presented to the Veterans Administration eye clinic reporting a sudden onset of double vision beginning 5 days earlier. The…

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Optometry offers young ODs practice settings for every preference

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Expanding scope of practice, new technologies and treatments, and various opportunities for involvement appeal to an ambitious population of young…

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Survey shows dry eye symptoms hamper office work

June 13, 2017
Many survey participants reported a diagnosis of dry eye or dry eye-related symptoms, resulting in a negative impact on daily activities at work…

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