Eye News At A Glance- Week Sept. 14


Our Weekly Eye and Vision News clips  from the Blogsphere on eye health, good works, optical vendors and more:

Good Works

Optometrist to donate eye exam fees The Record-Courier Local optometrist Dr. Somer Lyons will help those without access to eyecare services by participating in the World Sight Day Challenge.

Contact Lenses

Account given of eye reshaping contact lenses Contactlenses.co.uk By Adrian Galbreth The Associated Press interviewed Isabella Jorgenson, 12, who has tried wearing the contact lenses to correct her vision. … See all stories on this topic

The History of Acuvue Contacts By Amy Nutt  Johnson and Johnson Vision Care make the world’s most prescribed contact lens, the Acuvue Brand Soft Disposable Contact Lenses. They are made by Vistakon which is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Inc. Using Stabilized Soft Molding … hr: Handbags – http://hrhandbags.com/

Contacts reshape your eyes while you sleep ABC Action News Rob Davis is an Optometrist with Davis Eye Care in Oaklawn, Illinois. “It’s flat in the center and steeper on the sides.” It gently flattens the center of … See all stories on this topic

Don’t suffer with dry eyes – use ortho k lenses I-GO Lenses London’s Evening Standard newspaper has highlighted the problem, and optometrist Brian Tompkins has spoken about what causes dry eye. …See all stories on this topic

Overnight Contacts Improve Daytime Vision KPTV.com “It’s flat in the center and steeper on the sides,” Rob Davis, OD, an optometrist at Davis Eye Care in Oaklawn, Ill., explained. … See all stories on this topic

Contact Lens Solution Allergies : Dr Kisling-Fort Collins Eye By admin  It as commonly used in very low doses in contact lens disinfecting solutions and is an excellent preservative but causes a reasonably high number of allergic reactions. It has been used in childhood vaccines and a subject of controversy … Dr Kisling-Fort Collins Eye Doctors… – http://drkisling.com/

What Is The Best Way To Put Contacts In For A New User? | Eyelash By Neil  Yeah, I had the same thing last year when I decided to get contact lenses. Your first biological reaction is always to protect your eyes, so it is natural to want to squeeze it shut when putting something in there. Eyelash Answers – http://www.eyelashanswers.info/

Eye Health

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other By Green and Associates  The California State Board of Optometry is currently considering draft regulations regarding glaucoma certification for optometrists. These regulations stem from SB 1406, 2008 legislation that mandated development of new certification … California Attorneys Representing… http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/

African American Children at Risk for Undetected Vision Problems BlackNews.com (press release) – Columbus,OH,USA … parents report that their child has never seen an eye care professional. … Council represents the manufacturers and suppliers of the optical industry.

Maino’s Memos: Accommodation and Reading By Dominick M Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A You want your children evaluated by those who know how important accommodation is in its relationship to school performance. See an optometrist. See an optometrist associated with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. DM … Maino’s Memos – http://mainosmemos.blogspot.com/

Keeping Up with Down Syndrome NSW: Specs4Us frames available from By Blog editor  Now a Sydney optometrist is stocking the frames in a range of sizes. Edgecliff Eyes can perform vision testing and prescribe glasses, or you can take your prescription from your own optometrist or ophthalmologist. ...Keeping Up with Down Syndrome NSW – http://keepingupwithds.blogspot.com/

Wait and see: Man fights battle of blindness with faith Bluefield Daily Telegraph Immediately, the Vaughts called a Bluefield optometrist, who said the problem was most likely caused by an infection. “Over the phone, he prescribed an … See all stories on this topic


Former patient joins practice at Family Eye Care in Los Lunas Valencia County News Bulletin For years, Dr. Donald Leach has worked as an optometrist and treated patients with infections and irritations as the primary eye doctor for Family Eye Care … See all stories on this topic

Town a finalist for NC Main St. program, hires consultant DavidsonNews.net – Davidson,NC,USA  a concrete industry award for Eric Wayne Inc. of Davidson, Dr. Lisa Graybeal of Family Eye Care of Davidson said her offices recently began opening

Low Vision Glasses 9&10 News Optometrist Jeffrey Sonsino from the Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, TN created illuminated low vision glasses. They combine a high-powered LED light

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Optical Trends- Vendor News  and Updates

HypeLife: Rag & Bone 2010 Spring Eyewear Collection By HypeLife  Launching with a strong affinity for quality and craftsmanship, American brand Rag & Bone will enjoy a bit of diversification to their line-up as they launch a new collection of eyewear. The sunglasses will be seen as part of their 2010 … HypeLife – http://hypelife001.blogspot.com/

Public Invited to Get Insiders Look at Newest Trends in Eyewear dBusinessNews Triangle (press release) – Raleigh,NC,USA Eye Care Expo will feature an array of fashionable frames, performance sunglasses, contact lenses and spectacle lenses. Brands include Tommy Hilfiger,

O’NEILL AND ORANGE 21 SIGN A GLOBAL LICENSING DEAL TO LAUNCH NEW By TK  Orange 21 Inc. 2070 Las Palmas Drive Carlsbad, CA 92009 PH: (760) 804-8420 FX: (760) 804-8442 www.orangetwentyone.com O’NEILL AND ORANGE 21. Spy Optic Blog – http://blog.spyoptic.com/

BEAUTY SECRETs: A Fashionista’s Dream: Luxurious Eyewear Without By Imran Malik  Or you can even settle for no lenses at all! Yes, the latest and craziest trend in eyewear has just released a new line of sunglasses that have no lenses at all. These type of glasses used to be a fad in the later centuries and now they … If you are hard of vision and are either myopic or hyperopic and you just can’t withstand the routine of contact lenses, then eyeglasses may be prescribed for you. Be the fashionista that you are. You probably don’t want to wear those … BEAUTY SECRETs – http://4urfashion.blogspot.com/

Nerd Alert: 5 Vintage Eyeglass Frame Makeovers Huffington Post – New York,NY,USA La Wintour’s date indicates that retro eyeglass frames have reached a coming of age, good news for EyeBeenFramed.com. Taking a cue from the Huffington ...

AMD Eyefinity promises ‘six panel, one GPU’ gaming Reg Hardware Eyefinity is a word already used by a Sheffield optician and, more importantly, by a US company that produces software for opticians. … See all stories on this topic

most eyecare consumers unaffected by economy « Art De Gennaro’s Blog By Arthur De Gennaro  It would seem then that the eyecare industry is faring much better than most. ADG&A is advising its clients to focus on establishing value, both in pricing and when making sales presentations to optical and hearing dispensary customers. …

Art De Gennaro’s Blog – http://adgablog.wordpress.com/

Bharti Airtel launches global wholesale optical service FierceTelecom The service provider is making good on that ambition as it recently launched a new optical wholesale service out of Singapore that will make its 200000 km … See all stories on this topic


Sugar Land Police Seeking Thieves Targeting Vision Stores By FortBendNow Staff  Sugar Land police are looking for a man and woman suspected of stealing expensive eyeglass frames from two vision stores in Sugar Land. The thefts. 

FortBendNow.com – http://www.fortbendnow.com/

The hills have eye doctors « Brendan Staunton

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For example, when this Tennessee optician decided to speak out against alternatives to what he provides, he called it ‘Eye Health & Optometry: How to Improve Your Vision’. So, in a two and a half minute video he is effectively promising … 

Brendan Staunton – http://www.nailonthehead.net/blog/

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