Optometry

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Name: Optometry
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Cottam and Glaister celebrates 90th anniversary April 23 2014 Independent reaches record sales through milestone event

Optometry a long history in St Annes, Lancashire; I have patients coming to our practice who tell me they were fitted with contact lenses by the great rigid contact lens pioneer, Frank Dickinson.Opened by Maude Farnworth, when Mr Dickinson retired from ... [Published Optometry Today - 2 hours ago]
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FLEX Visual Acuity Released on Chart2020® DUO iPad App by Konan Medical

Konan’s Chart2020®, an international leader in visual acuity and ocular performance testing software adds the professional-grade FLEX™ visual acuity app now available on the Chart2020 DUO app at the Apple iTunes store and showcased at the ASCRS meeting ... [Published PRWeb - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Work in the community April 23 2014 The implications of the new contracting agreements for community services explained

With the roll-out of the NHS ‘Standard Contract’ 2014–2015 in England from April 1, service providers need to understand the implications of new contracting arrangements for community services, and the changes made to Quality in Optometry (QiO) to accommodate ... [Published Optometry Today - 7 hours ago]
Entities: NHS, England, Optometry
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Navy breaks ground for new clinic at combat center

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Marines and sailors serving at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center will have a new medical care clinic next year.Officials broke ground on the new $18.7 million, 45,000-square-foot facility following a brief ceremony held in front ... [Published Hi-Desert Star - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Detecting Diabetes Eye Damage Early

Indiana University researchers have detected new early-warning signs of the potential loss of sight associated with diabetes. This discovery could have far-reaching implications for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, potentially impacting ... [Published ThirdAge - 10 hours ago]
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Eye and engine care in future of DHS top students

DIXFIELD — A job shadowing experience Kelsey Wilson participated in has led her to pursue a degree in optometry.The 17-year-old Peru resident is valedictorian of Dirigo High School's Class of 2014. She is the daughter of Tracy and Bryan Wilson.Salutatorian ... [Published Sun-Journal - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: Health meeting slated for Fargo

The interim legislative Health Services Committee will be meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Fargo City Commission chambers, and we encourage interested residents to attend. The interim legislative Health Services Committee will be meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday ... [Published Fargo Forum - 11 hours ago]
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CET points confirmed for EAOO

Practitioners attending the annual European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO) can gain up to 16 CET points through lectures and workshops.To be held in Warsaw on May 15–18, the three-day event will take place at the city’s Novotel Hotel Centrum, ... [Published Optometry Today - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Padilla enjoys reconnecting with childhood

TAHLEQUAH —As a child spending time at her grandparents’ house, with all her aunts, uncles, and cousins around her, Kerrie (Bosley) Padilla spent endless hours outside playing chase, catching fireflies, or writing and acting out plays.In 1987, after her ... [Published Tahlequah Daily Press - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Officials Break Ground On New Veterans Health Facility In Eugene

It’s been years in coming.   Officials broke ground on a new Veterans health facility in Eugene Monday afternoon.The site of the future Veterans Health Care Center in North Eugene sits within eye shot of I-5.  That’s the same interstate veterans in Lane ... [Published KLCC - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Great Glasses Play Day

At Bright Eyes Family Vision Care, we love kids. About 40% of the patients who come to our Westchase are are under 18 years old. That is a lot for an optometry office in Florida, but makes sense for us. Both myself and my associate have completed optometric ... [Published New Tampa Patch - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

SUNY Optometry’s Foundation Honors Two at Annual Gala

NEW YORK –SUNY Optometry’s Optometric Center of NY celebrated the contributions to vision care and to the city of New York at its annual Gala here on March 29 as the Foundation recognized the contributions of Andrea Dorigo, past president of Luxottica ... [Published Vision Monday - Apr 21 2014]

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Owner Mr Cottam, said: "The original seed for the event was sown at a Sight Care Evolution meeting. I am obviously delighted that we broke all previous turnover figures for the week. What I perhaps didn't expect was how the staff were excited and invigorated by the planning as well as by the week itself; they are still buzzing and looking at what we can do next.”"
...FLEX is on-the-fly precision acuity testing at reading distances, computer distances or even full distance vision testing,” said Dr. Stewart. “ "The new FLEX visual acuity feature in Konan’s Chart2020 Duo app is powerful but simple to assess reading, computer distances, even distance acuities" , said Paul Karpecki, OD. “Simple to use, intuitive, and mobile … I love using it in my practice.”
"It is shocking to see that there can be large areas of retina with insufficient blood circulation," he said. "The consequence for individual patients is that some have far more advanced damage to their retinas than others with the same duration of diabetes."
"We had not expected to see such striking changes to the retinas at such early stages" Ann Elsner, OD, professor and associate dean in the IU School of Optometry and lead author of the study, said in the announcement...

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Cottam and Glaister celebrates 90th anniversary... [Published Optometry Today - 2 hours ago]
FLEX Visual Acuity Released on Chart2020® DUO i... [Published PRWeb - 2 hours ago]
Work in the community April 23 2014 The implica... [Published Optometry Today - 7 hours ago]
HMC holds seminar on Occupational English Test ... [Published Qatar is Booming - 8 hours ago]
Singular Payments Appoints 28-Year Industry Vet... [Published PRWeb - 8 hours ago]
Navy breaks ground for new clinic at combat center [Published Hi-Desert Star - 9 hours ago]
Detecting Diabetes Eye Damage Early [Published ThirdAge - 10 hours ago]
Eye and engine care in future of DHS top students [Published Sun-Journal - 11 hours ago]
Letter: Health meeting slated for Fargo [Published Fargo Forum - 11 hours ago]
CET points confirmed for EAOO [Published Optometry Today - 11 hours ago]
Imaging discovers retina damage in patients wit... [Published Orthopedics Today - 16 hours ago]
Lower Risk of Degenerative Eye Condition [Published Memphis Daily News - 16 hours ago]
Dr. Mitchell, Optometrist Celebrates 15 Years i... [Published Prlog - 16 hours ago]
Early-warning signs of diabetes-related eye dam... [Published Medical News Today - 19 hours ago]
Moran Eye Center Research Team Helps Identify D... [Published Business Wire - 19 hours ago]
Padilla enjoys reconnecting with childhood [Published Tahlequah Daily Press - 19 hours ago]
Guelph medical professionals create ‘one-stop s... [Published Guelph Mercury - 21 hours ago]
Work underway for new medical varsity [Published SAnews.gov.za - 23 hours ago]
Naval Academy Breaks Ground on New Health Clinic [Published Navy News Stand - Apr 22 2014]
Officials Break Ground On New Veterans Health F... [Published KLCC - Apr 22 2014]
Great Glasses Play Day [Published New Tampa Patch - Apr 22 2014]
Dr. Benjamin W. “Benny” Binns, 78 [Published Jackson County Times-Journal - Apr 21 2014]
Lakewood Ranch Main Street reaches 100 percent ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Apr 21 2014]
UAB to hold spring commencement for about 1,200... [Published al.com - Apr 21 2014]
49th Pacific Northwest Music Festival winners [Published Terrace Standard - Apr 21 2014]
Zeiss Northwest Lab Completes Major Upgrade, Ce... [Published Vision Monday - Apr 21 2014]
EAC secretariat to track decisions on health se... [Published IPP Media - Apr 21 2014]
First Insight's MaximEyes EHR Software Receives... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 21 2014]
Putting an "I" into Eye Care [Published Edwardsville Alestle - Apr 21 2014]
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Handheld Technology Helps Eye Care Professional... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Apr 09 2014]
LAKE MARY, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spot, the handheld binocular autorefractor from PediaVision, is garnering praise from ophthalmology and optometry practices as a sound investment that has enabled them to simplify patient care in multiple ...
Optometry Challenge, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Mar 12 2014]
Give me one good reason why basic eye exams can't already be done by a robot. Written while waiting for a human with an M.D. to repeatedly ask me "Better like this... or like that?" (0 COMMENTS) ...
More Women Help Fill the Gender Wage Gap [Published TechNet Blogs - Mar 11 2014]
American women, on average, earn 77 cents for every dollar that men make, as cited by President Obama. That’s the prevailing ratio when discussing the national wage gap and the still-solid glass ceiling. Our gut reaction is to scream “gender inequity!” ...
Brain Injury Awareness Month:  College of Optom... [Published CisionWire - English - Mar 03 2014]
Head injuries can be devastating and cause lasting life challenges.  Double vision, dizziness, difficulty reading, as well as balance and movement problems, typically plague people who have had a head injury.“Research indicates that as high as 80% of ...
Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get ple... [Published militaryfeed.com - Mar 01 2014]
WIESBADEN, Germany (Feb. 28, 2014) — Blurry vision, dizziness, mood swings, sleep problems and memory problems: these are all symptoms of traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, and can last from a few days to a lifetime, depending on the treatment and ...
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FSA or HSA Dollars Can Now be Used towards Eyeg... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Nov 08 2013]
Medicalbillersandcoders.com Assists Optometry P... [Published Financial Services - Nov 06 2013]
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