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Update: Planning Social Media and Mobile App for An Event

As you know, one of the big projects I’ve been working on this summer is creating and executing the social media event plan for the… 822 more words

Activities And Events

British study examines mobile phone effects on children

British scientists launched a major government-commissioned study on Tuesday into the effects of mobile phone usage on the developing brains of children.

About 2,500 children from London will be tested at the age of 11 and 12 and then again two years later, to assess how their cognitive abilities develop in relation to their changing use of phones and other wireless technologies. 238 more words

Vision

It’s All About the Disc Tilt

New news from Healio: a measure of vertical disk tilt can give special insight into the location and identification glaucoma damage. Recent studies include a medical review of 136 patients who suffer from primary open-angle glaucoma (a type of glaucoma in which the angle where the iris meets the cornea is normal, but drainage canals get backed up) along with either superior or inferior hemifield loss. 154 more words

Jeffrey Browen

Keratoconus Research

It’s always nice when a student really stands out in the field of optometry and gets the recognition he or she deserves. It honestly never gets old. 361 more words

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BCLA Conference

Scientists and professionals connected to the science of contact lenses gathered together in Birmingham, England, for a four day conference. The conference was organized and led by the British Contact Lenses Association (BCLA), and covered a wide range of contacts related topics. 436 more words

Jeffrey Browen

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

This progressive eye condition is the number one cause of severe vision loss and legal blindness in adults over age 65 in the United States. 62 more words