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Jul 3, 2022

Happy 4th of July

“Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.” – John Dickinson

Happy 4th of July

Jul 3, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? If the human eye were a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Jul 3, 2022

Measuring Proteins in Eye Fluid Could Identify Patients Needing Lifelong Macular Degeneration Therapy

Published: June 30, 2022, Original story from Johns Hopkins Medicine In a study of eye fluid from 38 patients, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found that levels of…

Measuring Proteins in Eye Fluid Could Identify Patients Needing Lifelong Macular Degeneration Therapy

Jun 28, 2022

Eye wonder – a peek into the biology of our peepers

By Optometrist Nabila Jones from Optegra Eye Sciences Eyes really are a feat of evolution. They enable us to see tiny specks and huge mountains; to see bright, vibrant colors…

Eye wonder – a peek into the biology of our peepers

Jun 26, 2022

Vision changes after 40? Here’s what you need to know

By Dane Dickerson Wealth of Geeks Your late 30s to early 40s are likely to be a busy and demanding time. With work responsibilities and raising children, life is stressful…

Vision changes after 40? Here’s what you need to know

Jun 26, 2022

Vision Forward raising awareness of services for blind, visually impaired

MILWAUKEE — The number of Americans ages 40 and over with blindness or visual impairment is expected to double between 2015 and 2050. That means more people will be at…

Vision Forward raising awareness of services for blind, visually impaired

Jun 17, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? We spend about 10% of our wake time with our eyes closed #eyefacts #eyehealth # eyecare #fridayfuneyefacts

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Jun 13, 2022

Dry Macular Degeneration (AMD): Symptoms, Risk Factors, Management, and More

Dry macular degeneration is one of the two types of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of permanent vision loss in older adults. Macular degeneration develops over time…

Dry Macular Degeneration (AMD): Symptoms, Risk Factors, Management, and More

Jun 13, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? The lifespan of an average eyelash is 5 months, while the rest of your hair lasts 2-4 years

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Jun 13, 2022

Wylde On Health: Eye Health & Optimal Ophthalmology

Listen to Wylde On Health podcast with Joshua Mail, MD Eye Health & Optimal Ophthalmology with Dr. Joshua Mali | RSS.com

Wylde On Health: Eye Health & Optimal Ophthalmology

Jun 4, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? Chameleons can move their eyes in two directions at once

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Jun 2, 2022

Beovu receives FDA approval for new indication in diabetic macular edema

The FDA approved Beovu for the treatment of diabetic macular edema, Novartis announced in a press release. This new indication follows the previous approval of Beovu (brolucizumab, Novartis) 6 mg…

Beovu receives FDA approval for new indication in diabetic macular edema

May 30, 2022

Nutrition A-Z

Episode 77 Part 1-Nutrition A-Z Link: https://youtu.be/j-fvfLnGSS0 Description: Dr. Bartlett is currently the vice president of global research and development for Pharmanex, where he oversees an energetic team of scientists,…

Nutrition A-Z

May 30, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? The optic nerve contains more than one million nerve cells.

Friday Fun Eye Facts

May 30, 2022

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

May 20, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? Your eye is the fastest contracting muscle in the body, contracting in less than 1/100th of a second #Funeyefacts #eyecare #eyehealth

Friday Fun Eye Facts

May 6, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? The shark cornea is used in human eye surgery as it is the most similar to the human cornea.

Friday Fun Eye Facts

May 2, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? The average person blinks 12 times a minute (bet you just blinked!)

Friday Fun Eye Facts

May 2, 2022

Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving?

You may want to have a say in this decision, or you may simply want to follow your doctor’s recommendation. Either way, this information will help you understand what your…

Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving?

Apr 15, 2022

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Did you know? Your eyes are comprised of rods and cones. Rods allow you to see shapes, while cones are responsible for detecting and deciphering colors.

Friday Fun Eye Facts

Apr 15, 2022

Should You Be Tested for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

by: Dave Miller Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic eye disease that damages the macula, a small area near the center of the retina responsible for sharp, central vision.…

Should You Be Tested for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Apr 14, 2022

Save the Date- 2022 Giving Challenge – Be the ONE

We are a few short weeks away from the 2022 Giving Challenge! The Giving Challenge is an exciting 24-hour online giving event that connects 700+ nonprofit organizations with passionate donors…

Save the Date- 2022 Giving Challenge – Be the ONE

Apr 14, 2022

Allergan announces positive topline Phase 3 results for presbyopia therapeutic

by: David Hutton, OT Staff Reports According to the company, the VIRGO trial evaluated the safety and efficacy of the investigational twice-daily administration of pilocarpine HCl ophthalmic solution 1.25% in adults…

Allergan announces positive topline Phase 3 results for presbyopia therapeutic

Apr 14, 2022

Genentech launches trial to study treatment for DME in underrepresented patients

by: Lynda Charters According to the company, the trial will study the effect of the drug in treatment-naïve patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) who are members of underrepresented patient…

Genentech launches trial to study treatment for DME in underrepresented patients

Apr 8, 2022

Friday Eye Fun Facts

Friday Fun Eye Fact Did you know? Only 1/16 of your eyeball is visible.

Friday Eye Fun Facts

Apr 7, 2022

Novartis: European Commission approves brolucizumab 6 mg for patients with diabetic macular edema

April 1, 2022 David Hutton, OT Staff Reports Approval is based on year 1 data from the Phase III KESTREL and KITE trials investigating brolucizumab 6 mg versus aflibercept 2 mg…

Novartis: European Commission approves brolucizumab 6 mg for patients with diabetic macular edema

Apr 4, 2022

How food and diet impact the treatment of disease

by The City University of New York Today, the Center for Food As Medicine (famcenter.org) and the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center (nycfoodpolicy.org) released its groundbreaking, 335 pages (with more…

How food and diet impact the treatment of disease

Mar 30, 2022

Five tips for a healthy diet

University of Alabama SOM News|March 28, 2022 UAB nutrition experts provide five practical ways you can start living a healthier life. Maintaining a healthy diet is important for your body’s…

Five tips for a healthy diet

Mar 29, 2022

Addressing the need for greater access in vision care

March 24, 2022 Dawn Williams, OD Optometry Times Journal Education, advancing technology are key to meeting patient needs Access to vision care is a growing concern in the United States…

Addressing the need for greater access in vision care

Mar 28, 2022

The power of vitamin D: What experts already know (and are still learning) about the ‘sunshine vitamin’

It’s no secret that vitamin D is critical to balancing many areas of health. But from pediatric broken bones to cluster headaches, physicians and scientists at The University of Texas…

The power of vitamin D: What experts already know (and are still learning) about the ‘sunshine vitamin’

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