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California congressional members join fight against contact lens prescription release form Thirty-one members of Congress from California have joined other legislators opposing the FTC proposal mandating that contact lens prescribers, including optometrists and ophthalmologists, obtain a signed patient acknowledgment receipt with each new [...]
via South China Morning Post]
10 bad contact lens habits, and how to avoid eye infections and other sight problems The danger here is that the lenses may not be the right fit. “Improperly fitted contact lenses may lead to a potentially serious eye infection,” says Meau. “Most online retailers do not require proof of a proper prescription from an optometrist. This [...]
Dangers behind Halloween contact lenses Dr. Jeffery Johnson with McFarland Eye Care explains the pros and cons with decorative contacts. Tips and guidelines from Dr. Johnson: • DO NOT buy contacts from a gas station, hair-dresser, pop-up Halloween store or in the mall. • Non-prescription [...]
via PR Newswire (press release)]
Alcon AIR OPTIX® COLORS Contact Lenses Launches Sweepstakes that Gives People Permission to Play with Eye ... Alcon AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses are available with a prescription from an eye doctor. These contact lenses are a monthly-replacement, daily-wear lens made with exclusive SmartShield® Technology to help protect the lens from irritating deposits [...]
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 ... [...]
via The FINANCIAL]
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...