Why you need to have your contacts evaluated periodically, and what I am looking for.
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These two entrepreneurs came up with a way for you to get new prescription contact lenses without ever having to ... Joel Wishkovsky and Ryan Quigley are the co-founders of Simple Contacts, a company that lets contact-lens wearers take eye tests and update their prescription through an app. The co-founders, who just received $16 million in new funding, plan to apply [...]
Simple Contacts Raises Another $16M to Make Contact Prescriptions Just a Tap Away Renewing any type of prescription is never fun, especially an expensive, annual lens prescription, but Simple Contacts is changing that through its technology that allows clients to renew their lens prescription on a smartphone or computer. [...]
30 San Antonio businesses stopped from selling dangerous contact lenses Further investigation led authorities to the distributors of the contact lenses. Ten companies, primarily located in San Antonio, Houston and Dallas, marketed the lenses to novelty shops, corner stores, and gas stations. The risk of using illegal non [...]
Eye telemedicine company Simple Contacts lands $16M in funding The company allows users to more easily renew their contact lens prescription from home by taking an eye test on any connected device with a camera. The test has a redness exam, where the doctor can see the contact lens in the patient's eye, as well as [...]
I can't believe I need a prescription for contact lenses, why can't I just decide to randomly put things in my eyes?!
RT @JoshButler: Optometrist gave me a stronger prescription and a new brand of contact lenses. Feeling like I've got laser vision at this p…
@thatmafloy And now I cry because I can’t wear awesome contact lenses because they don’t come in my prescription.
Why are disposable contact lenses ideal for the new wearer? For these customers, if someone has not mentioned contact lenses to them, they may interpret this as their being unsuitable. Many patients are ill-informed about how ‘strong’ their prescription is in relation to the full optical range, and they are ... [...]
FDA to declassify electroshock therapy to same risk category as condoms and contact lenses The bill, known as the 21st Century Cures Act, "essentially weakens the already weak standards for the approval process of prescription drugs and medical ... this is the same category as condoms, contact lenses and air purifiers. CCHRI says that ECT ... [...]
CooperVision updates its OptiExpert app The new toric calculator offers an efficient way to calculate a suggested initial diagnostic toric contact lens for each patient. The practitioner simply inputs the patient’s most recent spectacles prescription and the app suggests the toric contact ... [...]
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Futuristic’ contact lens gains FDA marketing approval Excerpted from the feature article: Advances (in contact lens technology) could prove promising for glaucoma patients, relegated to daily medications to alleviate intraocular pressure, often via prescription eye drops they personally administer. [...]
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Contact lens discounter, 1-800-Contacts, complains about Arizona optometrists They should not allow eye care professionals to deny their patients their right to their prescription nor their right to choose where to purchase their lenses." Contact lenses are prescribed by specific brand and the prescriptions are often filled at the ... [...]
(EMAILWIRE.COM, December 18, 2017 ) According to the report Global Contact Lenses Market published by Market Data Forecast, the global market projected to reach USD 15.1 billion by 2021, at a CGSR of 7.60% from 2016 to 2021.View report at: http://www.marketdataforecast.com/market-reports/global-contact-lenses-market-1697/A contact lens is a thin and curved lens which is placed on the surface of the eye. They can be used for cosmetic and novelty purpose or for vision correction. Contact...
(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 10, 2018 ) According to the report Global Contact Lenses Market published by Market Data Forecast, the global market projected to reach USD 15.1 billion by 2021, at a CGSR of 7.60% from 2016 to 2021.View report at http://www.marketdataforecast.com/market-reports/global-contact-lenses-market-1697/A contact lens is a thin and curved lens which is placed on the surface of the eye. They can be used for cosmetic and novelty purpose or for vision correction. Contact Lenses...
If one of the accessories this year to your Halloween costume are spooky contact lenses, optometrist in Merced say the potential eye damage is not worth the Instagram photos.Non prescription contact lenses, popularly used during the month of October for zombie, vampire and devil costumes, can cause infections and in worst case scenarios blindness, said Cayla Robillard, an optometrist at Golden Valley Health Centers. "It's terrible to see young people just trying to dress up for a night and...