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How can I improve my vision? - Monitor

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How can I improve my vision? - Monitor How can I improve my vision? - Monitor Posted: 31 Jan 2020 02:42 PM PST By: Dr. Rachel Gelman Let's start with a healthy lifestyle: Eat right, stay active and get annual physicals and eye exams. Eat real foods that are not processed, such as colorful vegetables and fruits in their natural skins. Eat nuts or seeds like pecans, almonds, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds. If you tend not to eat a well-balanced diet, consider visiting with your doctor and consult with a nutritionist about a healthy meal plan that suits your taste buds. Vitamins and Supplements may fill the gap of a not so perfect diet. However, it is no substitute for real foods. Stay active and less sedentary so that you can keep up good blood circulation. Manage chronic conditions especially diabetes and high blood pressure. Annual physicals and bloodwork are very important to keep the body in check. Of course…so are annual e

Secretary of State certifies ballot initiative to repeal eye surgery law - Arkansas Times

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Secretary of State certifies ballot initiative to repeal eye surgery law - Arkansas Times Secretary of State certifies ballot initiative to repeal eye surgery law - Arkansas Times Posted: 31 Jan 2020 05:33 AM PST The Arkansas Secretary of State today certified that a proposed ballot initiative to repeal a recent law authorizing optometrists to do certain surgical procedures has received the sufficient number of signatures to appear on the ballot this November. The certification comes after a series of court battles that had held up certification. Advertisement With heavy spending on lobbyists form both sides, optometrists and ophthalmologists have been bickering for months over  what became Act 579 , passed by the legislature last March. The ophthalmologist-backed Safe Surgery Arkansas committee is  hoping to repeal the law via a ballot initiative ; the optometrist-backed Arkansans for Healthy Eyes has been attempting to block tha

Cosmetic Contact Lens Market Research 2020 Report | Growth - openPR

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Cosmetic Contact Lens Market Research 2020 Report | Growth - openPR Cosmetic Contact Lens Market Research 2020 Report | Growth - openPR Posted: 16 Jan 2020 12:00 AM PST Cosmetic Contact Lens Market The global consumers of cosmetic contact lens market are expected to benefit from ongoing advances in contact lens materials and designs. To illustrate, Samsung in 2016 patented smart contact lenses featuring a built-in camera. With the announcement, the tech giant also joined Google in the arena, which now owns two patents for smart contact lenses. Such advancements in materials and technology are expected to further drastically reduce the high price trends and bring better convenience to the consumers. Analyzing these trends, it is quite overt that the overall contact lens industry is on a quite progressive track, and cosmetic contact lens market is all poised to emerge as a lucrative investment hub. With technological breakthroughs opening

Pink eye in toddlers: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment - Medical News Today

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Pink eye in toddlers: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment - Medical News Today Pink eye in toddlers: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment - Medical News Today Posted: 21 Nov 2019 12:00 AM PST Pink eye, which doctors call conjunctivitis, is inflammation and redness in the conjunctiva of the eye. The conjunctiva is the transparent membrane that lines the front of the eye and eyelids. Pink eye is more common among toddlers and young children, who may rub their eyes and transmit infections to other children at preschool, daycare, or on the playground. Infections, allergies, and irritants, such as sand or chemicals, can cause pink eye. However, viral and bacterial infections are the culprits in most cases . Pink eye usually clears up by itself, but some people require treatment. Other conditions may mimic symptoms of pink eye, so anyone experiencing persistent or bothersome eye irritation should consider seeing a doctor for advice and diag

Lasik Eye Surgery Devices Market to cross USD 1.9 Bn by 2025, Says Global Market Insights, Inc. - GlobeNewswire

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Lasik Eye Surgery Devices Market to cross USD 1.9 Bn by 2025, Says Global Market Insights, Inc. - GlobeNewswire Lasik Eye Surgery Devices Market to cross USD 1.9 Bn by 2025, Says Global Market Insights, Inc. - GlobeNewswire Posted: 24 Jan 2020 02:00 AM PST Selbyville, Delaware, Jan. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Market Insights, Inc. has recently added a new report on Lasik Eye Surgery Devices Market which estimates the global market valuation for lasik eye surgery devices will cross US$ 1.9 billion by 2025. The increasing advantages associated with lasik eye surgery devices and advent of new technology will drive market growth over the analysis timeframe. Increasing pollution globally and direct contact with polluted air is one of the primary causes of visual impairments such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. These visual defects lead to higher adoption of lasik eye surgeries, thus enhancing the overall business growt

1.29.20 Cheap eyeglasses and contacts; FDA condemns Purell claims; Delete info Facebook has on you - ActionNewsJax.com

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1.29.20 Cheap eyeglasses and contacts; FDA condemns Purell claims; Delete info Facebook has on you - ActionNewsJax.com 1.29.20 Cheap eyeglasses and contacts; FDA condemns Purell claims; Delete info Facebook has on you - ActionNewsJax.com Posted: 29 Jan 2020 02:07 PM PST We tend to just accept that prescription glasses are costly. There is an international cartel that's been buying up both retailers and frame manufacturers for eyeglasses in order to corner the market and take prices through the roof. BUT, when there's market concentration to push prices up, there's always a rebound effect. Now there's a fast growing marketplace of discounters offering eyeglasses at a fraction of cartel prices. Frames and lenses complete can be had for as little as $15. Consumer Reports has put together ratings for the discounters. Number 1 – Costco Optical, 2 – Warby Parker, 3 – Zenni Optical. In fact, every single discounter rated got at least

Optometrist sees no issues with controversial Idaho eye doctor bill - KTVB.com

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Optometrist sees no issues with controversial Idaho eye doctor bill - KTVB.com Optometrist sees no issues with controversial Idaho eye doctor bill - KTVB.com Posted: 22 Jan 2020 12:00 AM PST Dr. Shawn Sorenson says he understands concerns about House Bill 317, but explains that optometrists are qualified for an expanded scope of care. EAGLE, Idaho — Last week we told you about a bill in Idaho's Statehouse that may blur the line between what an optometrist can do and what an ophthalmologist can do. In short, House Bill 317 would expand the scope of what work optometrists are allowed to do in Idaho. First, there are different types of eye doctors. An optometrist is an eye doctor that examines, diagnoses, and treat eyes, they are not medical doctors, but instead have specialized training. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor that does medical and surgical care for eye conditions. Last week's story foc