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Ultraportable, smartphone-based autorefraction technology.
Ultraportable, smartphone-based autorefraction technology.

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Guess Who Is Wearing Glasses? - There are some people who just wouldn’t be ‘themselves’ without their glasses. But did you ever wonder why they wear glasses? John Lennon Can you imagine John Lennon without his granny-style glasses? They became a trademark look for this musician. While he was getting for his role in the film, How I Won the War, Lennon was given these glasses to wear. Apparently, the look worked for him and he kept them. Optically speaking, he was very nearsighted and wore gl...

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Do Eye Exercises Really Improve Vision? - Eye Fitness or Fallacy? “Throw away your glasses! Improve vision naturally!” “Do eye exercises really improve vision?” There are two camps regarding eye exercises: why aren’t you doing them and why are you doing them? The kind of health blog you follow will determine which stance you’re familiar with. Aid or Crutch? The first group says visual aids, like prescription glasses and contact lenses, are a crutch for your eyes. They claim you can reduce o...

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“Eye” Don’t Want To! - There are certain things that people don’t want when they get a vision exam. Thanks to technology, they may never have to get those things. Thanks to Telemedicine If you have had any recent visits to a doctor, urgent care center, or an optometrist, you have already experienced telemedicine. Through the use of technology, healthcare professionals can diagnose and even treat medical conditions at a distance. At first, this was a way for people in rural areas to “see” a ...

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Becoming Blind Ranked in Top 4 Worst Things that Could Happen to You

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Do Sunglasses Make You More Attractive While Protecting Your Eyes?

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The Good Old Days of Glasses Got Even Better - We may not truly appreciate the simple vision tests and access to eye doctors we have today. “I could totally get my vision checked right now” is a thought that probably won’t randomly float through your mind. But it wasn’t even an option in the not-so-distant past. Maybe these historical fixes for vision problems will give you a new outlook on caring for yours this year. Nearsightedness Isn’t New The number of nearsighted people has been stead...

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New Visionaries Program Recognizes Leading Eyecare Professionals

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Smart Vision Exam: An Act of Affordable Care - You use your sense of vision all the time but when was the last time you used your vision insurance? If you even have it. Individuals and insurance companies alike tend not to see vision coverage as an essential healthcare cost. This leaves many people forgoing vision insurance, either to save money or because it was just not included in their healthcare plan. The Statistics This creates a gap in the amount of people who need vision care and th...

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Your Amazing Eyes and How to Keep Them Amazing - Do you work as hard as your body does to protect your eyes? Your body “knows” how much you rely on your eyes and vision. It does too. The eyes are what collect much of the information your brain uses to process ideas and respond to your world. Because of their importance, the eyes are protected by many defense mechanisms which the body uses to keep them both safe and in good working order. Natural Protection Only about one-sixth of the eyes a...

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Smart Vision Labs Releases New e-Book on Nine Reasons to Add On-Site Vision Exams to Your Employee Wellness Program
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