Health in Kalamazoo, MI

Millennials enjoy the eyeglass shopping experience the most across all generations and eyecare professionals have the most influence on their purchasing decisions—according to the white paper, “The Eyeglass Consumer: Generational Shopping Behaviors toward Transitions Light Intelligent Lenses,” released by Transitions Optical. Shopping for new eyeglasses is viewed as an enjoyable experience by almost half of eyeglass wearers, regardless of age. However, among Millennials the number is…

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Without significant shifts in policy, about 480 million people - some 6 percent of the world - will remain in extreme poverty in 2030.

Jane Mell Balek, executive director of Think About Your Eyes, reflects on the success of the national public awareness campaign about the importance of scheduling an annual eye exam with an optometrist. “In my short time as executive director, I’ve been overwhelmed by the successes this campaign has already achieved in its short lifespan—a website that received 2 million visits this year alone. 22,000 doctors from…

Marx called it the 'opium of the people', whilst Freud believed religion was tied up with our childhood need for security and forgiveness. But can our psychology explain faith?

Drink lots of fluids. Keeping your body hydrated will help maintain moisture in your eyes. Eye Care For Winters: Some Tips to Prevent Dry Eyes in The Cold Season.

Hollywood needed something exciting in the 1950s to compete with the newfangled home entertainment gadgets, from television to hi-fi record players, keeping people out of movie theaters. In an unprecedented move, studios turned to a vision care company for help—specifically to American Optical (now part of Carl Zeiss Vision). The result of this unusual partnership would change the course of cinema history.

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb, a global eye health company, said Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k) clearance for Bausch + Lomb Ultra Multifocal for Astigmatism contact lenses. This is the first multifocal toric lens to be available as a standard offering in the eyecare professional's fit set, according to the announcement. The lens is the “most advanced soft contact lens design…

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