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Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?

... immunizations are up-to-date, a dental exam and a vision exam. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ... in kindergarten through sixth grade has a vision problem. In addition, some studies indicate that ... of the back to school preparation. Undiagnosed vision problems can lead to difficulty with schoolwork, ...

Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior

... other findings confirm a large global gap between vision care attitudes and behavior which may be ... for them and their children. Gaps in vision care attitudes and behavior are a recurrent theme ... Global Attitudes and Perceptions About vision Care , a new survey conducted on behalf of ...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

... Deals, aiming to help kids and teens in need of vision correction to afford eyeglasses for the new ... Deals, aiming to help kids and teens in need of vision correction to afford eyeglasses for the new school year. August is National Children's vision and Learning Month, declared in 1995 with the ...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

... recommends a visit to the optometrist. Healthy vision is an important part to the learning process and ... eyes. Despite the strong correlation between vision and learning, many Americans underestimate the number of children affected by eye and vision problems. According to the American Optometric ...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

... CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VSP(R) vision Care and Prevent Blindness America announced ... progress in school," said Gary Brooks, VSP vision Care President. "Most parents probably assume ... and adapt. There are growing demands on their vision as they advance academically. The headaches the ...

Lots of Schoolkids Squint to See Chalkboard

... conducted by Prevent Blindness America and VSP vision Care. Eye problems among children increase with age. The most common vision problem in older children was nearsightedness ... are blurry. All children should have their vision checked regularly, according to Prevent Blindness ...

Unilens Vision Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of U.S. $0.09 Per Share

... Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Unilens vision Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UVICF) (TSX Venture ... J. Pecora, Chief Executive Officer of Unilens vision Inc. About Unilens vision Inc. - "The Eye Care Professionals Specialty ...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

... eye doctors spread the word to parents that vision problems can interfere with a child's ability to ... if you have been told your child has perfect vision or 20/20 vision , your child could still be at-risk of having a ...

Cancer treatment controls macular edema related to diabetes and to cataract surgery

... (DR) patients. DR is the major threat to vision in working-age people, a problem that will only ... nerve. In type 2 diabetes patients, retinopathy vision loss most often results from macular edema (DME), ... center. Laser treatment is usually able to reduce vision loss, but widespread, diffuse DME (DDME) is often ...

UF scientists program blood stem cells to become vision cells

... treatment for one of the most common causes of vision loss in older people. The success in repairing ... completely transform into the desired type of vision cells, apparently taking environmental cues from ... stem cells toward their ultimate identities as vision cells. "First we were able to show you can ...

CVS/pharmacy Enhancing Accessibility for the Visually Impaired To Its Web Site and Store Point of Sales Devices

... "An accessible web site is crucial if people with vision loss are to obtain goods, services and ... that expands possibilities for people with vision loss. AFB's priorities include broadening access ... tools for the professionals who serve people with vision loss; and promoting independent and healthy ...

Developing gene therapy to fight blindness

... The therapy has been shown to restore lost vision in animal models of retinitis pigmentosa (RP). ... as vision. Rods facilitate black and white vision and are used mainly at night. During the day, ... vision, sometimes followed by loss of central vision late in the course of the disease. RP affects ...

Louisiana Optometrists Partner With Sens. Landrieu and Vitter, U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care

... the overwhelming number of children with eye and vision problems across the United States, Louisiana ... appointments to no-cost, comprehensive eye and vision assessments for infants between six to 12 months ... - The AOA Foundation in partnership with The vision Care Institute(TM), LLC a Johnson & Johnson ...

LCA-Vision Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

... (Nasdaq: LCAV ), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus ((R)) ... with 30,086. Same-store revenue (73 vision centers) decreased 41.5%; adjusted same-store ... further volume declines at our Lasik Plus ((R)) vision centers and throughout our industry. We ...

Back-to-School Health: Are Your Child's Eyes Ready for the Classroom?

... LOS ANGELES, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Good vision can be directly correlated with a child's ... 1 in 4 school-age children have some type of vision impairment. Does your child have normal, healthy vision needed for classroom learning, or is there a ...

Get Screened America Goes After The 'Silent Killers'

... Screened America's program, which offered free vision tests for NHRA fans attending the Atlanta Georgia ... that we have with SoloHealth. The number of vision tests performed using their EyeSite(TM) kiosk at ... able to use SoloHealth's EyeSite Self-Service vision Test kiosks to quickly have ...

Rising Medical Solutions, Inc. Launches Unified Healthcare Portal for Payers, Patients and Providers

... solution for payers, patients and providers, vision 2.0 will bring end-to-end clarity to the entire ... with claims professionals and current clients, vision 2.0 addresses their need to simplify and expedite ... "We were fortunate to be an early adopter of vision 2.0 and I can confirm that its payer ...

LCA-Vision to Present at CapStone Investments' 3rd Annual Small-Cap Investor Conference

... (Nasdaq: LCAV ), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus ((R)) ... LCA-Vision Inc., a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus ((R)) brand, operates 71 Lasik Plus ((R)) fixed-site laser vision correction centers in 31 states and 53 markets in ...

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), the Largest and One of the Most Prestigious Multi-Specialty Ophthalmology Practices on Long Island, Participates in Mission Cataract USA

... sight to those who have lost some or all of their vision because of cataracts. OCLI, a participant in the ... participate in similar projects, such as Healthy vision 2010 with The National Eye Institute and Eye Care ... of Ophthalmology. These efforts help us reach vision and service objectives as part of a shared ...

SynergEyes, Inc. Launches New Hybrid Lens Design for Keratoconus Patients

... keratoconic cornea, thus effectively restoring vision to a vast majority of irregular cornea patients, ... lenses specifically designed for keratoconus vision correction. The SynergEyes(R) KC lens was ... system a new way to have clearer, more stable vision and better comfort," says Dr. Morris Sheffer of ...

Davis Vision Provides More Than $200,000 in Free Vision Care Services

... provided more than $200,000 to date in free vision care services to the underserved. Free services, including vision screenings, eye exams and eyeglasses have been ... "We bring our 'Focus on America' vision program to a variety of communities across the ...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

... -- The College of Optometrists in vision Development (COVD) launched their annual ... reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision problems . "The public doesn't ... that one of the keys to his success was having vision therapy as a child. He had ...

Eyemaginations Partners with SoloHealth to Enhance Public Eye Health Education with EyeSite(TM) Vision Kiosks

... ), maker of EyeSite(TM) self-service vision testing kiosks, announced today it will team with ... growth by offering free, simple and quick vision assessments and driving consumers to local eye ... EyeSite(TM), an interactive kiosk that provides vision health information, as well as a ...

LCA-Vision to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on Tuesday, July 28, 2009

... (Nasdaq: LCAV ), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus ((R)) ... LCA-Vision Inc., a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus ((R)) brand, operates 71 Lasik Plus ((R)) fixed-site laser vision correction centers in 31 states and 55 markets in ...

Larry Fitzgerald Offers Advice for Parents With Struggling Readers

... eye doctors spread the word to parents that vision problems can interfere with a child's ability to ... if you have been told your child has perfect vision or 20/20 vision, your child could still be at risk of having a learning-related vision problem," warns Fitzgerald. Do you have ...

American Optometric Association Supports New Federal Health Report Findings: Vision Screening Methods for Seniors are Lacking

... Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) indicates that vision screenings, using standard methods of assessing ... "With the prevalence of adult vision impairment and age-related eye disease in America ... report that the annual economic cost of adult vision loss currently exceeds $51 billion dollars. ...

Special Olympics Minnesota Athletes Take Part in Free Vision Screening at Lions Club International Annual Convention

... disabilities will take part in a special vision screening as part of a demonstration at the Lions ... athletes are not only provided with free vision screening, but also prescription eyewear and/or ... care; educating eye care professionals about the vision care needs of people with intellectual ...

Can a Contact Lens Cure Nearsightedness? Five-Year Clinical Study Testing Corneal Reshaping Therapy as Possible Method to Arrest Myopia

... and Robert Davis, working with EyeVis Eye and vision Research Institute, recently reported on initial ... and Robert Davis, working with EyeVis Eye and vision Research Institute, recently reported on initial ... orthokeratology, corneal refractive therapy, and vision shaping treatment) is a non-surgical process that ...

Mini-Strokes May Cause Vision Loss

... report. Glaucoma is the progressive loss of vision caused by deterioration of the optic nerves, ... cerebral infarcts among those whose loss of vision progressed more rapidly. The finding is in the ... only 15.3 percent of those whose glaucoma-caused vision loss did not progress. All study participants ...

Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

... DC-area resident Adrienne Lo now has 20/20 vision after submitting the winning video for a contest sponsored by a prominent Washington, DC LASIK vision care practice. She’s also proving that a ... a free treatment of LASIK to improve their vision and reduce their dependence on corrective ....

Founder and CEO of HealthTech, Molly Coye, MD, Assumes Leadership of CalRHIO

... president and CalRHIO vice chair. "Without her vision and remarkable gift for connecting people and ... and talent as CalRHIO's CEO." "Molly's vision for health information exchange as a public good ... and health information technologies to do so. Our vision has always been to advance the use of new ...

HealthMEDX Announces Vision Solution

... needs within one click. The new HealthMEDX vision solution is designed to help move extended care organizations into the shared industry vision of a true Electronic Health Record for all ... a trend view for outcome trending, the HealthMEDX vision solution provides an easy to use tool that ...

This Summer, EyeCare America and Celebrity Chefs Want You to Feast Your Eyes on Eye Healthy Foods

... a devastating eye disease and a leading cause of vision loss in people 65 years or older in the United ... information about treatment options and low vision services, offers free AMD educational materials, ... to use functions include online tools such as a vision simulator, which allows users to see ...

Clearly Contacts Named to BC Business Magazine Top 100 Public Companies List

... Clearly Contacts, the world's largest online vision care retailer, announced today that the Company ... -- Clearly Contacts , the world's largest online vision care retailer, announced today that the Company ... "Our goal is to become the world's largest vision care provider both online and off, but we are ...

IU School of Optometry named national vision research center

... Institutes of Health to support their ongoing vision research. The grant from the National Eye ... Bloomington campus among an elite group of vision research centers in the nation. By providing core ... NEI, the grants will accelerate the progress of vision research through support for widely used research ...

NRPA Launches "Parks Build Community"

... Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has a vision for America's urban parks. The NRPA is launching ... Park this summer. The model for this sustainable vision - called "Parks Build Community" - ... Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has a vision for America's urban parks. The model for this ...

Will individuals with Alzheimer's disease benefit from cataract surgery?

... Alzheimer's disease (AD) to document how restored vision improves everyday life for people with dementia. ... a major social justice issue in the disparity in vision care of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's ... everyday tasks. Cataracts cloud and blur the vision in the eye causing AD patients additional ...

Girls' Overall Self-Worth Improves With Contact Lens Wear, Study Shows

... and girls experience value-added benefits beyond vision correction, girls experience stronger boost in ... value-added benefits of contact lens wear beyond vision correction. "Girls are particularly ... and Child Health Initiative to Encourage vision Empowerment (ACHIEVE) Study. "Research ...

Medical Study Establishes First-Ever Long-Term Benefits for Macular Degeneration Sufferers Using Macular Health Vitamin Supplement

... vitamin supplement there is a way to preserve the vision of millions of aging adults suffering from AMD. ... confirmed an average of 16 percent improvement in vision after taking Macular Health for only 12 weeks. Phase II, completed recently, measured the vision function of the same patients two years later and ...

Davis Vision, United Concordia Dental and The Pittsburgh Pirates Team Up to Provide Free Dental and Vision Screenings

... Street, Pittsburgh, to sponsor free dental and vision screenings for more than 100 uninsured and ... insurance or have limited funding for dental and vision care, professionals will be volunteering their ... children who participate receive the dental and vision care they need. Children in need of ...
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