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Simple Contacts has a new service letting users cheaply switch contact lens prescriptions - TechCrunch

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Simple Contacts has a new service letting users cheaply switch contact lens prescriptions - TechCrunch Simple Contacts has a new service letting users cheaply switch contact lens prescriptions - TechCrunch Posted: 27 Nov 2019 02:34 PM PST Simple Contacts has launched a new service letting users try out new contact lenses for as little as $3. The company launched a little over three years ago as a way for contact lens wearers to slash their refill costs, has now expanded into a service that offers users a chance to try out different lenses to see what might be a better fit. Contact lenses are a big business. Just ask Warby Parker, href="https://www.warbyparker.com/contacts"> which recently entered the market with their "Scout" brand for contacts. "Warby will get a lot of people thinking about dailies, and that's a great thing for eye health," says Joel Wish, the founder and chief executive of Simp

The Great American Eye-Exam Scam - The Atlantic

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The Great American Eye-Exam Scam - The Atlantic The Great American Eye-Exam Scam - The Atlantic 5 Things to Know Before Getting Lasik - Newswire neshobademocrat.com - Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat The Great American Eye-Exam Scam - The Atlantic Posted: 27 Nov 2019 03:00 AM PST On a beautiful summer day a few months ago, I walked down to the part of the Connecticut River that separates Vermont from New Hampshire, and rented a kayak. I pushed myself off the dock—and the next thing I remember is being underwater. Somehow, the kayak had capsized as it entered the river. I tried to swim up, toward the light, but found that my own boat blocked my way to safety. Doing my best not to panic, I swam down and away before finally coming up for air a few yards downriver. I clambered onto the dock, relieved to have found safety, but I was disturbed to find that the world was a blur. Could the adrenaline rush have been so strong that it

Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio

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Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio Zion Eye's Derek Denney can't see himself doing anything else but helping others with their vision - St George News Savannah Guthrie Temporarily Blind in One Eye After Freak Accident Involving 2-Year-Old Son - TooFab BLOG: Do we understand the true risk factors for myopia? Big data studies help - Healio Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio Posted: 27 Nov 2019 01:37 PM PST Richard L. Lindstrom The annual Hawaiian Eye meeting, now going into its fifth decade, will feature 7 days of comprehensive ophthalmology information and education in Koloa, Hawaii, Jan. 18-24, 2020. "We've evolved to a highly successful format by listening to our participants," OSN Chief Medical Editor Richard L. Lindstrom

A stink eye for pink eye - Sampson Independent

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A stink eye for pink eye - Sampson Independent A stink eye for pink eye - Sampson Independent Posted: 05 Nov 2019 12:00 AM PST - Did you ever give someone the stink eye? According to the dictionary, it is a facial expression of distrust, disdain or disapproval; it is also sometimes referred to as the evil eye. Well… when I received not one, but two telephone calls from my foster children's elementary school within a half hour's time, I was definitely giving the educational institution a huge beady-eyed look. The first phone call came not long after I put the three kids — Charlie, Nick, and Ava — on the school bus for their morning commute to school in the next town over from where we lived. After redding up the kids' bedrooms from the night before, I had just dumped a huge laundry basket full of their clean clothes on the couch to fold and put away into their dressers. The school nurse informed me that Charlie, m

Most shoppers unaware of major risk factor for most common form of glaucoma in UK - EurekAlert

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Most shoppers unaware of major risk factor for most common form of glaucoma in UK - EurekAlert Most shoppers unaware of major risk factor for most common form of glaucoma in UK - EurekAlert Genetic variation for primary open-angle glaucoma found in those with African ancestry - Healio Know what common glaucoma mistakes to avoid - Optometry Times Most shoppers unaware of major risk factor for most common form of glaucoma in UK - EurekAlert Posted: 27 Nov 2019 09:08 AM PST New study suggests that less than a fifth of shoppers were aware of the need for tests of the pressure inside their eyes (intraocular pressure), when measured at a Pop-Up health check station set up across eight shopping centres in England. High intraocular pressure is a major risk factor for 'primary open angle glaucoma' (POAG), the most common form of glaucoma 1 , as well as other forms. The researchers from City, University of London invite

Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio

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Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio Dr. Mark Fleckner Explains The Difference Between An Optometrist And Ophthalmologist - EIN News How People With Low Vision Can Stay Safe And Independent - Brownsville Herald Hawaiian Eye 2020 offers comprehensive update for ophthalmologists - Healio Posted: 27 Nov 2019 01:37 PM PST Richard L. Lindstrom The annual Hawaiian Eye meeting, now going into its fifth decade, will feature 7 days of comprehensive ophthalmology information and education in Koloa, Hawaii, Jan. 18-24, 2020. "We've evolved to a highly successful format by listening to our participants," OSN Chief Medical Editor Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, told Healio/OSN. The program includes cataract, cornea, neuro-ophthalmology, corneal and lens-based refractive surgery, oculoplastics, glaucoma an