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12 Reasons For Eyecare Professionals To Stock Nutraceuticals

When I read the latest consumer dietary supplement trends, that said dietary supplements are on the rise- What a great opportunity for eyecare professionals,...

Marijuana Controversy And EyeCare Professionals

The Amcon Gazette did this article on Marijuana Rx, which I thought was interesting in light of the fact legalizing marijuana is a hot...

Incredible Infographic- Love Your Eyes

Another Incredible Infographic on Loving Your Eyes found on  Killer Infographics Eyeball Trivia From Online Resources of Ophthalmology The eye muscles are most active...

Stem Cells Used in Contact Lens to Restore Sight

In a world-first breakthrough, UNSW medical researchers have used stem cells cultured on a simple contact lens to restore sight to sufferers of blinding...

Get Sun Smart Infographic

Get Sun Smart infographic is from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Offering great tips for both eyecare professionals and patients. 47% of sunglass wearers...

Eating For Eye Health

This story came to us from the New York Times: Eating a diet rich in leafy vegetables, nuts and fish and low in starchy carbohydrates...

The Future of Healthcare By Focus Clinics

Have you ever wondered what stepping in a hospital of the future will be like? What about the type of procedures you should expect...

Who is Genzyme?

At Monterey Symposium, I had the opportunity to attend a dinner hosted by Genzyme, who had a woman guest speaker with a rare disease...

The Future of Hypertension and the Optometrist

Hypertension in the United States The latest official data from the seventh Joint National Council (JNC VII) has reported that high blood pressure, or hypertension...

15 of the Best iPhone Apps for Understanding Food Labels

The issue of discussing diets with patients has come up many times. As we all know a good diet lead to good eyesight and...

Vitamin C and Eye Health

Source; Friday Pearls: Biosyntrx Discussions with one of my favorite ophthalmic researchers, Stuart Richer, OD, PhD, chief investigator of the Lutein, Antioxidant Supplement Trial (LAST), usually get...

Eyefo-Graphic: Protect Your Eyes From The Sun

Summer is almost over, but it is always good to remind your patients, they need to be wearing sunglasses all year round. Some excellent...

The Financial Burden of Eye Disease

The National Eye Institute (NEI) estimates that the current annual cost of vision impairment and degenerative eye disease to the United States private and...

Prevent Blindness Declares April As Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

According to Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety non-profit organization, women have higher rates of eye diseases such as cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration....

Fourth Of July Firecracker Warning From Prevent Blindness

Spend the Fourth of July with Friends and Family This Year, Not in the Emergency Room Prevent Blindness America Urges the Public to...

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