How an eye test could detect Alzheimer's

How an eye test could detect Alzheimer’s

Posted on August 29, 2017

What if Alzheimer’s could be diagnosed through a routine visit to the opticians? Researchers may have brought us a step closer to such a feat, after developing an optical imaging system that can detect a hallmark of the disease. In a proof-of-concept study, researchers reveal how a noninvasive, high-resolution imaging technique was able to detect […]

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August is Children ’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Posted on August 12, 2017

With a large number of states beginning the school year earlier, August is the new September! Along with school supply shopping and purchasing those back-to-school clothing items, it’s time to make comprehensive eye exam appointments for the kids. Conveniently, August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! A good rule of thumb is […]

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What really happens when you sleep in your contact lenses?

Posted on June 25, 2017

Real talk: if you’re a regular contact lenses wearer, chances are you’ve fallen asleep in your contacts at some point in time (or maybe even a few times). We all know it’s not recommended by eye doctors, but why, exactly? What’s actually happening in your eyes when you sleep with your contacts in? To find […]

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All eyes on dry eye

Posted on May 29, 2017

According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), an estimated 5 million Americans 50 years of age and older are thought to have dry eye. Age is just one of the risk factors. Patients are suffering, in some cases needlessly, because they have not been diagnosed by an eye care professional, doctors of optometry say. Dry […]

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Scleral lenses for Keratoconus

Posted on May 15, 2017

In the beginning of contact lenses there were scleral lenses only. In the year 1887 a great gift was given to the world of sufferers of distorted vision resulting from corneal issue that was irregular in shape from disease or trauma. The contact lens was invented nearly simultaneously by physicians working separately in Germany and […]