American Academy of Optometry

Type: Organization
Name: American Academy of Optometry
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Aug. 29 Sartell

Alexander Holt, son of Pamela Bacon and Glenn Holt of Sartell, recently participated in the Concordia Language Village’s program by attending a two-week youth immersion session at Waldsee, the German Language Village, located near Bemidji, Minn. Holt ... [Published NewsLeader - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 4 reports

Yellow pigment in eye helps see better through haze

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –New York, Aug 26 (IANS) People with greater amounts of yellow pigment in the eye may be able to see distant objects better in hazy conditions, new research shows.Researchers from the University of Georgia ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Got Healthy Eyes?

Maggie Niemiec/ PreventionGet socialUnless you have an existing vision problem, docs advise eye check-ups every 2 to 3 years from age 5 to 40. Ramp it up to every one or two years after age 40.To figure when you should schedule that appointment, try these ... [Published InToday - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

AAO aims to raise Acanthamoeba keratitis awareness

San Francisco— In an attempt to combat the risk of eye infections in contact lens wearers, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has joined up with the FDA, the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, the American Academy of Optometry, and ... [Published Modern Medicine - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Top 6 stories in contact lenses

The contact lens industry has experienced a flurry of activity over the past week or so. CooperVision, Alcon, Alden and SynergEyes have all been in the news.CooperVision offers ECPs e-commerce service for contact lensesThrough its subsidiary, WebSystem3 ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

FDA, ophthalmic organizations to sponsor microbiology workshop

The Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health, the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Contact Lens Association of Optometrists will co-sponsor ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Family Fun Month

August 2014 Explore Nature’s playground together by Families that create fun traditions have something to get excited about and to look forward to all year. As summer draws to a close, it’s not too late to start some summer traditions today. After all, ... [Published Alive - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Sponsored: Successful students see things clearly

Between shopping for school clothes and squeezing in one last trip to the beach, you might want to make time for a back-to-school eye exam. Bad eyesight can cause problems with reading, writing, and even playing, and children don’t always notice changes ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Age-Related Macular DegenerationOptometry and Vision Science Presents Research Update

) -Recent years have seen major strides in basic science and clinical re on age-related macular degeneration (AMD)-the leading cause of vision loss in older adults. The August issue of Optometry and Vision ScienceContributed by leading reers and clinicians, ... [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Age-Related Macular Degeneration--Optometry and Vision Science Presents Research Update

Special Issue Reviews Recent Advances, Future Challenges in Research on AMD Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsOptometry and Vision ScienceNewswise — July 25, 2014 – Recent years have seen major strides in basic science ... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

AAO announces 2014 award winners

The American Academy of Optometry recently announced its annual award recipients for contributions in advancing the profession of optometry.According to the press release, award winners will be recognized during the academy’s annual meeting in Denver ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

American Optometric Foundation Seeks Applications for Glaucoma Research Projects

Deadline: September 1, 2014The American Optometric Foundation , the charitable arm of the American Academy of Optometry , is inviting applications for research projects related to glaucoma and the anterior segment.Through the Allergan Foundation Research ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 24 2014]

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"The results suggest that people with high levels of yellow macular pigment may have some slight advantage in hazy and glare conditions" said Adams
Click here to read "Visibility through Atmospheric Haze and Its RelationRelation to Macular Pigment."
...The researchers write, "An individual with high MP optical density would be able to detect a target at a much greater distance (ie, more atmospheric haze between them and the target) than an individual with lower MP optical density."
...of lens care products and to discuss methods for conducting real-world simulated testing of contact lens care products," the release stated. "The meeting will bring together scientists, clinicians and industry experts to discuss critical aspects of disinfection efficacy testing ."

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Aug. 29 Sartell [Published NewsLeader - Aug 28 2014]
Yellow pigment in eye helps see better through ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 26 2014]
Yellow pigment in eye may aid vision through ha... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
Yellow pigment in eye may aid vision through ha... [Published Infrosoft - Aug 25 2014]
Yellow pigment in eye may aid vision through ha... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 25 2014]
Got Healthy Eyes? [Published InToday - Aug 24 2014]
US workshop aims to prevent Acanthamoeba keratitis [Published Optician Online - Aug 19 2014]
AAO aims to raise Acanthamoeba keratitis awareness [Published Modern Medicine - Aug 18 2014]
Top 6 stories in contact lenses [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 15 2014]
FDA, ophthalmic organizations to sponsor microb... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 08 2014]
Top 6 stories from organized optometry [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 08 2014]
Family Fun Month [Published Alive - Aug 02 2014]
Sponsored: Successful students see things clearly [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 01 2014]
Personalizing Vision with Custom Soft Lenses [Published Contact Lens Spectrum - Aug 01 2014]
Age-Related Macular DegenerationOptometry and V... [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
Age-Related Macular Degeneration--Optometry and... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
AAO announces 2014 award winners [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 25 2014]
AAO names award recipients July 24 2014 Profess... [Published Optometry Today - Jul 24 2014]
American Optometric Foundation Seeks Applicatio... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 24 2014]
New Glasses May Increase Risk of Falls in Older... [Published Science Daily - May 24 2014]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Indiana optometrists plan move,... [Published Indiana Gazette - Jan 15 2014]
Vision prescription differs between eyes for ma... [Published BioPortfolio - Nov 29 2013]
Traumatic Brain Injury Assessed with New Techno... [Published PRWeb - Nov 27 2013]
Boomer Vision May Differ Between Eyes [Published ThirdAge - Nov 21 2013]
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