January 2017

National AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month

February is National AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for individuals age 50 and older. Macular degeneration is a […]

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Under pressure: Addressing hypertension

Under pressure: Addressing hypertension – Concerted hypertension management can significantly reduce patients’ risk of cardiovascular events, effectively saving lives and underscoring its necessary inclusion in optometric examinations. Published in the New England […]

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Be scary but safe with decorative contact lenses this Halloween

Miami Contact Lens Institute reminds consumers of possible eye and vision problems resulting from the improper or illegal use of decorative contact lenses. Miami – Halloween is all about trick-or-treating for the […]

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Eye Allergies: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

If you have ever had periods when your eyes are red, itchy, watery, when you sneeze or experience pain, then you know what an eye allergy is and how uncomfortable and […]

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The contact lenses worn at night means you’ll no longer need reading glasses

A contact lens worn each night could remove the need for reading glasses in middle age. The technique – which experts liken to braces for the teeth – alters the […]

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