SoloHealth, maker of the EyeSite self-service vision-testing kiosks, has partnered with Eyemaginations Inc. to enhance the educational experience found in the existing kiosks.
Transitions Optical is celebrating a milestone of one of its employees—Carol Scharatner, who has achieved 50 years of service in the optical industry.
For the first time, 17 of Advanstar Communications' Life Sciences publications and their Web portal, ModernMedicine.com, are collaborating in a coordinated, interdisciplinary initiative to address a major public health issue: cardiometabolic disorders and weight.
Silhouette Optical offers a new line of rimless eyewear, Leatherdrops for women, and Leathertouch for men.
J. Patrick "Pat" Cummings, OD, FAAO, Vistakon America's Region vice president, Professional Development Group, was killed in a plane crash July 11 in St. Johns County, FL.
Bausch & Lomb's (B&L's) consumer Web site for its multifocal contact lenses was awarded "best in class" in the health-care category of the 2009 Interactive Media Awards.
This constellation of conditions—cardiometabolic disorders and weight—has become one of the most pressing public health issues today, affecting approximately a quarter of the U.S. population, accounting for a substantial proportion of health-care and prescription drug spending, and threatening the vitality of an aging population.
Clinical evaluation of the optic nerve head and retinal nerve fiber layer is essential for diagnosing glaucomatous damage and progression. A set of five rules outlines a systematic approach to the examination.
The U.S. Senate has passed S. Res. 209, which recognizes the 40th anniversary of the National Eye Institute (NEI) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and supports designation of 2011-2020 as the Decade of Vision (DOV).
Alcon has entered into a 5-year collaborative research agreement with AstraZeneca for exclusive ophthalmic discovery and potential development rights to AstraZeneca's compound library.