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How Prescription Eyeglasses Lenses are Made / Fit

1. Lensometer: The lens prescription is verified from the lab. The optical center of the lens is dotted. This is how we line up the cylinder on correct axis and line ...

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[11/13/18, via AAP News]
Eye on safety: Good hygiene necessary for children who wear contact lenses Contact lens wearers have three options: remove contacts and wear prescription lenses in a sports frame; wear contacts and sport-appropriate eye protection or wear a protective sport-specific guard over prescription eyeglasses. Look for eyewear [...]

[11/02/18, via Medical Xpress]
Interactive shutter eyeglasses to replace eyepatch therapy The standard treatment for so-called lazy eye (amblyopia) in children is to cover the nonimpaired eye with a patch. This trains the impaired eye to work harder. Such therapy is successful only when the patient wears the eyepatch for the prescribed [...]

SavingAdvice.com [11/11/18, via SavingAdvice.com]
How to Cut Expenses on Contact Lenses and Glasses Most of the time, people go to their optometrist or ophthalmologist, get the prescription for contacts or glasses and then just buy in the store. It is only rare for others to go hunt and find good deals. Even if there is nothing wrong with this type [...]

[11/12/18, via PMLiVE]
Vision Care Market Size is Projected to Account for over US$ 127730 Mn, in Terms of Value, By 2028 End The increasing usage of electronic devices, changing lifestyle and hygiene have led to vision-related problems worldwide. The number of patients with vision-related problems have increased and so is the need for vision care products and services [...]

Prescribed Eyeglasses

Gracie mistakenly believes that George's vision is failing. When he is reluctant to have eyeglasses prescribed for him, she consults an eye doctor. He suggests that George might be worried about his appearence, so Gracie comes up with a ridiculous plan to make George see that wearing glasses is in style.

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Take Off Your Glasses and See Take Off Your Glasses and See
Published by Harmony 2011
ISBN 9780307795366,0307795365
288 pages
Assistive Technology for Students who are Blind Or Visually Impaired Assistive Technology for Students who are Blind Or Visually Impaired
Published by American Foundation for the Blind 2009
ISBN 9780891288909,0891288902
528 pages
Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery
Published by Addicus Books 2015
ISBN 9781943886159,1943886156
130 pages
Functional Vision Functional Vision
Published by American Foundation for the Blind 2004
ISBN 0891288716,9780891288718
521 pages

IMA Stand on Life-Saving Machine, Devices, Equipment

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Life-saving machines and devices such as pacemaker, CPAP, BiPAP, orthopedic implants, intra cardiac valve replacements, vascular stents, relevant laboratory diagnostic tests, X-ray and such similar implants and machines are often prescribed by... As per the Indian Medical Association (IMA), all such life-saving equipments are and should be fully covered in insurance policies/Mediclaim/PSU reimbursement etc. Sonali Sareen & Anr”, during the course of treatment in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, the patient was recommended to purchase the CPAP/BiPAP machine. Since the purchase of the machine was recommended by the treating doctor, the complainant purchased the same for a sum of Rs. 70,000/- and thereafter lodged the claim under the cashless insurance policy. District Forum had held that purchase of machine was the part of the treatment and without this machine the patient could not have been treated.

[via Dr K K Aggarwal]

Keys To Orthotic Modifications For Patients Who Work On Their Feet

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These expert panelists discuss modifications for those who stand in place for long time periods, those who carry loads on uneven surfaces and workers who have prolonged pressure on their feet. Q: What modifications do you make to orthoses for patients who must stand in place for lengthy periods during the workday. A: Oftentimes, Kevin Kirby, DPM, notes that individuals who have jobs that require them to stand for prolonged periods on concrete, asphalt or other types of hard, flat surfaces will tend to develop plantar calcaneal pain and/or plantar metatarsal... The goal of foot orthoses in these patients is to reduce the areas of high plantar pressure at the plantar calcaneus and plantar metatarsal heads, according to Dr. Kirby.

[via Orthotics Ottawa]

[03/16/16, via The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville]
Now hear this! no down payment and no payments for six months when purchasing eyewear with a Military Star Card. The offer applies to any complete prescription eyewear package, including contact lenses, of $200 or more. Military Star Card applications are available at ... [...]

[03/16/16, via CBS Miami]
Pair Of Crooks Make Off With $10K In Eyewear At Broward Mall PLANTATION (CBSMiami) — Investigators are trying to identify two thieves seen stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise at a prescription eyewear shop in Broward. These two men were caught on camera stealing more than $10,000 worth of frames at ... [...]

[03/16/16, via USC-News]
Something to keep your eyes on: affordable glasses with lenses that need no prescription The goal: produce inexpensive eyeglasses with adjustable lenses that require no prescription. “We have spoken to potential customers here in Los Angeles in the College Park area who have told us how their children are struggling in school or how they or ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Athens Banner-Herald]
Crazy’ woman assaults Athens officer, subdued by pepper spray She removed $400 prescription eyeglasses from one of the men and broke them, police said. An officer who arrived attempted to intervene, but the woman turned her anger on the officer, threatening to kill him and jabbing her finger into the officer’s face ... [...]

[03/15/16, via Daily Local News]
Consumer Reports: Need eyeglasses? Don’t overlook this Picking eyeglass frames that look right is tough enough ... If you have a single-vision prescription (glasses to see far away or close up), you can generally get by with CR-39 lenses. They can be inexpensive – Consumer Reports found them for $29 to ... [...]

Technology is improving prescription eyeglasses

Products being offered include lenses to filter out potentially harmful light from computers, an iPhone app to improve vision and adjustable-focus glasses.A pair of glasses is fitted with BluTech lenses. The lenses are infused with… (Gary Friedman, Los Angeles…)Google Glass has been hogging the spotlight when it comes to eyewear, but get ready to see new technology designed for those stuck with old-fashioned prescription eyeglasses.About 64% of Americans wear glasses to improve vision. Many...

Prescription Glasses for Dogs

Now dogs may face the backyard taunt of being called "four-eyes." Or you may see a blind dog walking down the street wearing stereotypical dark glasses. No, I'm not kidding. Doggles, a manufacturer of protective eyewear for dogs, is trying out a line of canine corrective lenses for dogs that can't see far beyond the end of their noses. For mature mutts that begin to lose their eyesight or for dogs that have lost their vision due to cataracts or unsuccessful cataract surgery, doggie glasses...

Gunnar Optiks Prescription Eye-Strain Reducing Glasses

It was three years younger when I first reviewed the Gunnar Optiks eye strain-reducing glasses, meaning that I lived in a time when I didn’t regularly get eye strain and tension headaches from sitting at a computer all day. Oh the halcyon days of youth and pain-free marathon gaming sessions. That time is over, which is why these Gunnar Prescription glasses are part of my entertainment ensemble now.Lightning Review: Gunnar Optiks Eye Strain-Reducing Computer GlassesThe Gadget: A pair of...