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Vision is Precious: Bad Contact Lens Habits Can Lead to Blindness
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Vision is Precious: Bad Contact Lens Habits Can Lead to Blindness

Experts say vision is precious and contact lens wearers should take eye care seriously. Credit: J Durham/Morguefile August 27, 2015 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinoisans and others across the country who wear contact lenses are encouraged to practice the ... Public News Service, 1 day ago
MedPage Today

CDC: One in 100 Contact Lens Wearers Follows All Directions

Virtually everyone who wears contact lenses ignores at least one recommendation for their lenses' proper care and handling, CDC researchers reported Thursday. Survey data analyzed by Jennifer R. Cope, MD , and colleagues indicated that 99% of ...
 MedPage Today4 days ago
Optometry Today

BCLA launches new contact lens course

Rated 0 Log In to Add to Favourites August 18 2015 The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) has launched a new contact lens course for optical assistants, which will be led by optometrist and staff development consultant, Sarah ...
 Optometry Today1 week ago Rose K2 Soft CL launched in the UK June 30 2015 DTCL announces daily wear option for the irregular cornea  Optometry Today1 month ago
Contact Lens Spectrum

Conjunctival Responses to Contact Lens Wear

CONJUNCTIVA AND LENS WEAR It is important to evaluate the conjunctiva and limbus of all lens wearers, even when theyre asymptomatic. By Jill Woods, BSc (Hons), MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA T he conjunctiva responds in a number of ways to contact lens ...
 Contact Lens Spectrum3 weeks ago Conjunctivitis: A Systematic Review of Diagnosis and Treatment  Journal of the American Medical Association4 weeks ago Conjunctivitis, if left untreated, can cause sight threatening internal infections  IndiaVision1 month ago
Optometry Today

AK campaigner picks up HSJ patient award

A patient campaigner raising awareness about the dangers of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) for contact lens wearers has been awarded a top patient accolade. Irenei Ekkeshis (pictured), 35, from London was awarded a Health Service Journal's (HSJ) ...
 Optometry Today1 month ago

Shofner Vision Center Helps Promote Awareness for the Second Annual Contact Lens Health Week Held August 24-28, 2015 August 25, 2015In addition to the CDC and other industry leading organizat‚Äčions, Shofner Vision Center is helping to promote the awareness

Basically everyone wearing lenses is at risk. Past News Releases RSS Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 25, 2015 Shofner Vision Center is helping to promote the second annual Contact Lens Health Week held August 24-28, 2015 by sending ...
 PRWeb2 days ago Vision Health Professionals Applaud Government's Decision To Classify Non-Corrective 'Cosmetic' Contact Lenses As Class II Medical Devices  SPi World News4 weeks ago

More Than Just Juice: Updates in Lens Care

CONTACT LENS CARE Today's lens care systems are safe and effective at cleaning and conditioning lenses. So, what's next? By Alex Hui, OD, PhD, FAAO M icrobial keratitis, superficial punctate keratitis, fluorescein corneal staining, infiltrative ...
 Contact Lens Spectrum3 weeks ago Alcon launches new hydrogen peroxide-based contact lens cleaning and disinfecting solution in the US Read Story  Noodls2 months ago Alcon (ACL) Launches New Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Contact Lens Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution In The US 6/25/2015  ClinicSpace2 months ago
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Contact Lens 101: a Back-to-School Must for Teens

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Many children and teenagers start wearing contact lenses in junior high or high school. However, young people are notoriously poor at caring for their contact lenses, creating a potential gateway for serious eye infections ...
 Town Hall1 month ago

Are you risking your eyes with your contact lens care?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the results of a national survey of contact lens users and their behaviors today and they found an alarming outcome. Over 99 percent of the respondents reported one or more risky ...
 Examiner.com1 week ago CDC campaign promotes compliance with contact lens care  Orthopedics Today2 months ago

Research a career option for young ophthalmologists to consider

Alessandro Abbouda, MD, discusses his study of contact lens-wearing habits and hygiene behaviors of teenagers. Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2015 Alessandro Abbouda, MD Anthony P. Khawaja Life as an ophthalmology ...
 Orthopedics Today1 month ago OSN Europe: Research a career option for young ophthalmologists to consider  Orthopedics Today2 months ago
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