Vision News at A Glance-July 27

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Vision, Eye Health and Health News for week of July 27, 2009

Optometry

Local optometrist’s photographs to go on display at museum Big Spring Herald – Big Spring,TX,USA

Heritage Museum Director Nancy Raney looks over some photographs taken by local optometrist Dr. Don McGonagill. An exhibit of his photogrpahy, “Through the

Local optometrist elected to position with state association By chrisgraham

Local optometrist elected to position with state association. July 23, 2009 by chrisgraham. Dr. Shannon Franklin, Optometrist, was elected to serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Virginia Optometric Association (VOA) at its 107th annual

 

 

Optometrist joins peace-keeping troops Monroe Evening News – Monroe,MI,USA-He is an optometrist at Donahue Optical Studio, 750 Stewart Rd. In more than 20 years of working in Monroe, Dr. Christopher Burgess has heard the stories. …

Madison Eyes Expands With the Addition of Associate OptometristJames Lacotte, OD, a licensed optometrist who received his degree in optometric medicine from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, began seeing patients in. Lasik Vision Laser Surgery News – http://lasik.lastmed.com/

Business Whirl: Brya named young optometrist of year Online Athens-She has more than 20 years of diversified financial experience including work in the construction industry, nonprofits and economic development. …

 

Summer events, July 28-August 5 Creative Loafing -Carolina Family Eye Care Recent Works by Local Artists. Featuring works for sale by Ashley Lathe, Diane Pike, Joni Purk, Patricia Steele Raible,

Bunning is out Washington Examiner -Bunning’s exit from the race leaves two Republicans competing for the nomination — Secretary of State Trey Grayson, and optometrist Rand Paul, son of Rep.

 

New doctor joins local practice Valley Free Press -Dr. Michael Menconi joined Csiszer’s practice at the Eyecare Center on July 9. A recent graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry, the 42-year-old …

 

 

United Visual, Inc Appoints Robert C. Carlson as Chief Operating … PR Web (press release) – Ferndale,WA,USA…and positioning the company to continually achieve profit and growth targets.  integration project for The Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL.

Optician

Local Optician Celebrates 50th Birthday And Store Anniversary On … Beattie Group (press release)-A double celebration is planned at a local opticians this Saturday (1 August) as the store director’s 50 th birthday coincides with its fifth anniversary. ...

Ophthalmology

Chief of Ophthalmology appointed at Norwalk Hospital Connecticut Plus-His residency training was at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital. Dr. Oberman, a founder of OptiCare Eye Health Center, has been the lead ...

 

Eye Health and Health Care

Al Cleinman’s Blog Honing a Message for Improved Eye HealthIt’s a travesty that consumers spend 50% more on shoes than they do on their eyes. Shoes are…well, shoes…important but not necessary…at least not

New Contact Lenses Sharpen Aging Eyes, Optometrist Says Newswise (press release)- Cutting-edge laser technology is used to manufacture each lens’ complex optical designs, which improve focus on nearby objects. ...

 

Beating The Odds Of Developing Glaucoma: With All Natural By Botox Guru – General symptoms that can be noticed are; loss of side vision, reduction of over-all vision, poor night vision, eye pressure pain, and a frequent need to upgrade or change eyeglass lens prescriptions. Although this eye condition can … Botox Store – http://botoxstore.com/

 

What Causes Migraines, And How Do You Cure Them? By admin – In that study, Turville suggests that many patients were provided with complete relief from migraine symptoms with proper eyeglass prescriptions that included prescribed prism. Wilmut, E. B. (1956) Migraine. Br. J. Physiol. ..Migraine Help, Migrain Headaches… – http://www.jankk.com/

Sunset for the tanning business ZDNet- According to The Lancet Oncology, a lot of these melanomas can occur in the eye. Seriously, though, it would be nice if findings like this could be ...

 

Health Care Services » Blog Archive » Will Embittered Opticians An optician with the handle footprintz got on his high horse and berated me for buying eyeglasses from a foreign source, specifically Hong Kong. What footprintz did not say was that virtually ALL eyeglasses in the US are made in China ... Health Care Services – http://burnouthq.co.uk/

 

Mr. Oblivious to Evidence Town Hall – Washington,DC,USA In both cases, private companies who must make a profit and pay their expenses will be … Forty-four states mandate coverage of optometrist services; …

 

Eye Disease: Three More Countries Reach Goal on Limiting Blinding New York Times … the declaration “eliminating blinding trachoma as a public health problem” means that a country has reduced eye infections in children so far that no ...

 

Infection-Causing Amoeba May be Resistant to Multiple Contact Lens Science Daily (press release) Science Daily (July 20, 2009) — A new study suggests that some contact lens solutions do not properly disinfect against Acanthamoeba, a free-living organism ...

 

 

 

 

 

Good Works

 

Craig sets sights on Timor Milton Ulladulla Times -Ulladulla optometrist Craig Cameron will fly to Timor this Saturday to spend a week volunteering in a remote community. As part of a team organised through …

 

Consumer Views

 

 

 

An American ex-pat’s view of the Western European medical system Daily Kos – Berkeley,CA,USA -In Western Europe that isn’t something you see very much of among low paid service workers, because a basic set of eyeglass frames and lenses are made …

 

 

Already Pretty By Sal  Cat-eye glasses with loads of rhinestones, giant black Elvis Costello frames, crazy-futuristic wraparounds … unless you’ve got some more traditional backup glasses, you’re going to hit a circumstance that makes you sorry you went … Already Pretty – http://www.alreadypretty.com/

 

Cheap versus Chic, We put sunglasses to the test WDBJ7.com “I would not wear this pair outside any period of time,” said Vistar Optician Michael Robertson. Another dollar pair was even worse. ...

 

Shame

Eyeglass frames swiped from mall Lincoln Journal Star By the Lincoln Journal Star Police say someone swiped 26 pairs of eyeglass frames from a retail stand inside Sear’s over the wee

People urged to keep their eyes peeled for stolen glasses Times-Series By Kevin Bradford » AN optician store in Whetstone was raided on Friday, with about £8000 worth of designer stock stolen. David Devan, in High Road,

 

Robbery Suspect Says He Has an Eyewear Problem American Chronicle – Beverly Hills,CA,USA He wears frames and looks at himself in the mirror. … fill two gym bags with Prada and other high-end eyeglass frames, according to the complaint. ...

 

Charges for Man Arrested in Glasses Theft and Car Chase Newsradio 620 – Milwaukee,WI,USA -The criminal complaint states that Lowery went into the store on Friday, July 17th to look at eyeglass frames, placing a deposit on a pair of glasses. …

 

Scottsdale optometrist among 5 indicted for fraud KVOA.com – Tucson,AZ,USA PHOENIX (AP) – A Scottsdale optometrist and four Phoenix residents people have been indicted in connection with a credit card fraud case. …

 

 

 

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