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Study Confirms Americans Place Their Vision at Risk Year Round
Date:7/9/2008

d by eyecare professionals worldwide. "By protecting your eyes against harmful UV rays year round, you can minimize the damage to your long-term vision and ensure healthy sight," added Pena.

About New England Eye Institute

The New England Eye Institute is a network of eyecare centers and programs whose mission is to improve the visual health of populations through excellence in collaborative and community-oriented patient care, education and research. As the teaching affiliate of the New England College of Optometry, and through its ongoing collaboration with area health professionals, the New England Eye Institute offers specialized services for the whole-person that begins by focusing on comprehensive eyecare.

The New England Eye Institute aims to deliver excellent eyecare for all people at 44 health care facilities throughout Massachusetts.

About Transitions Optical, Inc.

Transitions Optical is a joint venture of PPG Industries, Inc. and Essilor International. The first to successfully commercialize a plastic photochromic lens in 1990, today the company is a leading provider of photochromics to optical manufacturers worldwide. Transitions Optical offers the most advanced photochromic technology in the widest selection of lens designs, materials and brand names.

Transitions(R) lenses are the ideal everyday choice for healthy sight. They are clear indoors and at night. Outdoors, they automatically darken as light conditions change. Transitions lenses provide visual comfort, and enhance visual quality by reducing glare and enhancing contrast, helping you to see better today. Transitions lenses block 100 percent of harmful UVA and UVB rays -- helping to protect the health and wellness of your eyes -- so you can see better tomorrow as well.

For more information about the company and Transitions lenses, the first to earn the American Optometric Association's Seal of Acceptance for Ultraviolet Absorbers/Blockers, visit Tr
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