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Vision and Eye Health Assurance and Protection in the Workplace – Occupational Health and Safety

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Vision and Eye Health Assurance and Protection in the Workplace Vision and eye health go beyond the regular checkup dont skimp on appropriate vision PPE. Eye injuries, suboptimal vision and eye health in the workplace are very common

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Prevent Blindness Declares April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month – InvisionMag

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) Safilo Group, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of eyewear, kicks off a new virtual education platform this week, offering a series of educational webinars for its customers on various topics to enrich their optical practices while offices are closed or operating on limited schedules due to COVID-19. Running the full weeks of March 23 and March 30, one new course topic will be taught daily between two and four times each day with four sessions daily this week and repeated two times daily next week to accommodate participants in different time zones. The lectures are led by Robin Brush, a Safilo Key Accounts Manager and an ABOC-certified optician with 25 years of optical industry experience

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Through the lenses of an eye care expert – The Star Online

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

ACCORDING to the Health Ministry, at least 80% of all blindness or limited vision cases can be prevented or treated. A national eye survey in 2014 showed that at least 1.2% or 63,000 Malaysians have been diagnosed as blind

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Citing COVID-19, Second Sight to wind down operations – BioWorld Online

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

It has been predicted that the COVID-19 pandemic would cause business disruption. Now, it has claimed a casualty with Second Sight Medical Products Inc., of Sylmar, Calif., which has been forced to wind down operations, citing the pandemic and the impact it will have on the companys ability to secure financing

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Second Sight to wind down on Covid-19 impact – Optics.org

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Executives at Second Sight, the Nasdaq-listed company that has developed a series of implants designed to restore a form of vision to blind people, have decided to wind down the companys operations with immediate effect. The decision comes after attempts to secure additional financing were hindered by the global coronavirus pandemic. Second Sight says 84 of the companys 108 employees were laid off March 31, with additional layoffs expected in the future.

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Alastair Lockwood’s blog: Are your drivers’ eyes ready for the road this summer? – BusinessCar

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Date: 31 March 2020 Alastair Lockwood, ophthalmologist and eye health specialist at Feel Good Contacts, explains what measures company car fleet managers can take to ensure the vision of their drivers is up to scratch. Having good eyesight is a legal requirement for UK drivers, in fact more than 2,800 people have failed their practical testin the last five years alone before even getting into the car due to failing the 20m registration sight test. However, it's crucial that license holders ensure they have their eyes regularly checked to ensure they are up to standard and it's imperative that fleet managers encourage any drivers within their business to make a conscious effort to look after their eyes

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Best Practices To Prevent Eye Strain and Fatigue While Working From Home – Gadgets Africa

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Now that people are working from home, lots of time is spent looking at screens and that could cause eye strain.

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Keck professors receive grant to further retinal research – Daily Trojan Online

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Three Keck School of Medicine professors created Argus II retinal prosthesis systems, an implant that helps patients who have become blind by retinitis pigmentosa. With the grant, the team looks to create a new device to prevent vision loss. (Daily Trojan file photo) Inspired by his life research in retinal prosthesis, co-director of the Roski Eye Institute Mark Humayun is in the early stages of developing retinal contacts that could prevent or slow down vision loss

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Is it hard to get used to Varifocals? – Scubby

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Many of you might be having difficulty with eyesight; it could be a reading disorder or issues with viewing objects placed at distant. When things appear hazy, blurry or double, then its time to ring the bells

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Heres How Single vision Lenses Market to Flourish with Significant CAGR by 2026 | Biggest Opportunity of 2020 – The Fuel Fox

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Keep yourself up-to-date with latest market trends and maintain a competitive edge by sizing up with available business opportunity in Global Single vision Lenses Market various segments and emerging territory. Advance Market Analytics recently introduced Global Single vision Lenses Market Report tracks the major market procedures including Market Overview, Business Revenue, Introduction, Gross profit & business strategies opted by key market players.

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9 Sensible Tips to Boost Eye Health and Maintain Sharp Vision – Entrepreneur

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

To keep your sight in the best of its ability, we bring you a list of sensible food and habit choices that can keep them healthy, wealthy and vivid! March 3, 2020 4 min read You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Use to spending ample time on your mobile and laptop? Prolonged uses of these devices have become a part of our day to day lifestyle.

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Expert tips: An optometrist on how to look after your eyes – The Irish Times

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Optometrist Eileen Hanley graduated with honours from Dublin Institute of Technology in 1988. She is a Fellow of The Association of Optometrists, and one of the team at Eye Contact Opticians, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Here she shares some of their tips and advice for eye care

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Ohio Residents Visit Washington to Advocate for Support for Programs, Research to Save Sight WKTN- A division of Home Town Media – WKTN Radio

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Columbus, OH (March 2, 2020 ) Ohio Delegates David Monder (Hilliard), and Tari Hodge (Lewis Center) joined delegates from across the country for the fifteenth annual Prevent Blindness Eyes on Capitol Hill advocacy day on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Since 2006, the Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness and its national office have brought citizens from across the country to meet with members of the House and Senate, and their staff, to discuss the importance of vision and eye health programs and research. We are proud to continue to work with members of government through our Eyes on Capitol Hill event, as well as other local and national advocacy efforts, to help protect the gift of sight and continue to bring Americans to quality, affordable eye care, said Sherry Williams, President & CEO of Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate.

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Allergan, Sightsavers And The Iapb Announce The ‘Keep Sight’ Initiative To Address Glaucoma In Ganjam, Odisha – Odisha Diary

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Ganjam: Allergan, Sightsavers and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) today announced the launch of its unique joint initiative Keep Sight India a community based glaucoma screening progamme to prevent glaucoma-related vision loss in Ganjam District, Odisha. The pilot kicked off in October 2019 in partnership with Sightsavers local partner, Sankara Eye Hospital. Theprogammeprovidestrainingforhealthcareprofessionalstoscreenat-riskpopulations,ensureearlyand accurate diagnosis and provide appropriate treatment and long-term care in an effort to make a positive impact on people with glaucoma at all levels of comprehensive eyecare.

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15-year-old Chennai boy loses vision in one eye allegedly after teacher hits him – The News Minute

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Karthiks Tamil teacher beat him in the class on February 5 following which he had been complaining of eye pain and headache. In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old boy in Chennai has lost vision in one eye, allegedly after his teacher hit him on the head in school.

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AOA Partners With Lyft To Offer Free Rides to Get Comprehensive Eye Exams – InvisionMag

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) RightEye LLC revealed the six finalists of its 2020 RightEye Impact Awards.

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Kapil Dev says Virat Kohli will be eliminated as a result of poor vision – Sahiwal Tv

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev has actually explained poor people as a type of Virat Kohli, who was simply flopping on New Zealand trip, while the result of their poor vision. The veteran all-rounder feels that batsmen need deal with this dilemma while they get older and Kohli will need to shape himself in accordance with their vision. Kapil informed 'ABP News', "Such a period will come in the job of each huge batsman

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GenSight Biologics Announces Presentation of Bilateral Visual Recovery From GS010 (LUMEVOQ) Phase III Trials at the 46th Annual Meeting of NANOS -…

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Regulatory News: GenSight Biologics (Paris:SIGHT) (Euronext: SIGHT, ISIN: FR0013183985, PEA-PME eligible), a biopharma company focused on discovering and developing innovative gene therapies for retinal neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system disorders, announced today that the bilateral visual recovery observed with GS010 (LUMEVOQ) in the REVERSE and RESCUE Phase III trials will be presented and discussed at the 46th Annual Meeting of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) - Amelia Island, Florida - March 7-12, 2020. Dr.

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Is LASIK Surgery Worth The Money? Know All About It – Scubby

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Weak eyesight is a common thing these days. People today are staring into screens for hours at a stretch. The prolonged exposure to the rays emitted by laptop/ mobile phone screens results in weak eyesight

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Brain tumour symptoms: The sign in your vision that could signal the cancer – Express

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

A brain tumour is a growth of cells in the brain that multiplies in an abnormal, uncontrollable way. Brain tumours are graded according to how fast they grow and how likely they are to grow back after treatment

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