Eye News At A Glance- Week July 3, 2009

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Opticians-Optometrists in the News 

  • Abstract art raises money for charity Your Local Guardian – England,UK-Mital Patel, who by day is an optometrist, will be the first to showcase his work at Kalula Cafe in the Wellington pub, Walton. The venue is committed to .
  • Optician Ironman Team: Optician Team picks up more support By Chris Bennett –Last year six optician took part in the UK Ironman 70.3and this year the goal is the UK full Ironman in Bolton. The team will race and raise funds for Vision Aid Follow their progress here and pledge your support at www.justgiving.com/
  • Local optometrist has eyes on the world The Leader Newspapers – Lyndhurst,NJ,USA By Susan C. Moeller RUTHERFORD (July 2, 2009) — A glance around Robert Purnell’s optometry office at 31 Park Ave. in Rutherford turns up the usual items ..
  • Pensioner crashes into opticians Independent – London,England,UK An 89-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle while driving down a busy street yesterday and ploughed through the front of an optician’s shop,
  • Childs Eye Reading Problems Optometrist New Treatment : Dr Kisling … By admin  Fort Collins Optometrist Glaucoma Treatment. Glaucoma treatment is an area where we excell in providing the time and expertise required to explain your treatment options. Unrushed visits and counseling on glaucoma therapy until you are …
  • Image Optical – Todd M. Clark, O.D. – Short North / Westerville … By vipmarketing.us  Image Optical was created to provide you with the best eyecare experience in Columbus, combining exceptional service and unique eyewear. Viewing eyewear as art and believing in community involvement, the Short North location also serves …Columbus Rewardz – http://columbusrewardz.com/
  • Sunglasses for protection and fashion WAVY-TV – Portsmouth,VA,USA Dr. Jeevan, an optometrist at Virginia Beach Eye center, says over time the sun’s invisible light could leave you in 
  • Hide your eyes — from harmful rays Miami Herald.com – Miami,FL,USA-Dr. Judi Schaffer, a Fort Lauderdale optometrist, often recommends polarized sunglasses to her patients because they are the best for blocking out harmful …
  • Reader’s Choice #1 Optometrist « Primary Eyecare Blog By primaryeyecare2  Primary Eyecare thanks the Charlottesville community for voting us the #1 Optometric Practice in the 2009 Reader’s Choice Awards. 2009 marks the 22nd Anniversary of Primary Eyecare in Charlottesville and we are flattered to have …Primary Eyecare Blog – http://primaryeyecare2.wordpress.com/
  • TotalVision Eye Care Health Center celebrates grand reopening this …-Newington Town Crier – Newington,CT,USA Staff at TotalVision Eye Care Health Center say their goal is to provide a comfortable and comprehensive experience for customers. …
  • Maino’s Memos: Standing side by side with Optometry’s Best  By Dominick M Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A Dr. Charles Mullen, Past President of the Illinois College of Optometry and the newest inductee to Optometry’s Hall of Fame, Dr. Arol Augsburger, current ICO president and Dr. Peter Kehoe, President of the American Optometric …
  • Escaped inmate captured WLBT-TV – Jackson,MS,USA But Thursday, two men helped Jackson escape while he was at an optometrist visit in Greenwood. One fired a gun in the office, while the other drove the
  • Store openings: Mesh & Lace Shoe Salon, Shoe Bliss Los Angeles Times – CA,USA Owner and board-certified optician Garen Ogani also designs a signature eyewear collection, embellished with gold details and 
  • Des Moines University considers opening optometry school DesMoinesRegister.com – Des Moines,IA,USA Optometry students learn how to examine eyes and prescribe lenses. First-year optometry students take basic science classes that are similar to the courses





 Eye Health 

  • Hypotrichosis in eye lashes – a big NO from being super models By sourish  September 13th, 2008 Studies find that rigid gas permeable contact lens wearers exert more eye blinking attempts and demonstrate fewer complete eye blinks and more incomplete eye blinks compared with lens wearers with minimal staining
  • Studies Indicate Good Nutrition Linked to Eye Health TORRANCE Calif June 29PRNewswire Studies have determined certain nutrients have positive effects on eye health The research focus is on Vitamins C and E …
  • Eczema Patients Most At Risk For Dangerous Viral Infections Science Daily (press release) – USA It is also the first to report that these patients are more susceptible to staphylococcus and other infections of the skin and eye.

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  • St. Lucie County looking at 200 jobs from mystery lens company Fort Pierce Tribune – Fort Pierce,FL,USA By Jim Turner (Contact) FORT PIERCE — St. Lucie County has set its sights on landing an unnamed eyeglass lens research firm that could bring 200 high-paying …
  • Ophthalmic Imaging Systems to buy major shareholder Central Valley Business Times – Stockton,CA,USA Ophthalmic Imaging Systems (OTCBB: OISI) of Sacramento, a digital imaging company marking equipment to the eye care industry, says it is buying MediVision
  • B&L pours millions into lens rebranding efforts RocNow – Rochester,NY,USA The marketing push is one of several sizable investments that private equity firm Warburg Pincus has made in the Rochester eye-care company since buying it …








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