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How much time should your child spend on the computer?

In our society today, children increasingly use computers, smart phones and tablets on a daily basis. Children as well as adults may experience symptoms related to computer use called computer vision syndrome. 616 more words

Current Research Projects at SCCO

SCCO’s clinical program gets a lot of attention. Because of its scope and strength, potential students quickly identify with it as one of our program’s best features. ¬† 123 more words

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ICD-10 is a New Era

By Dr. Robert (Bob) Day, Jr., Broadway Eye Center, Garland, TX

When I started learning ICD coding, my dad, Dr. Robert Day, Sr., was President of the American Optometric Association (AOA), and they had just published the first Current Optometric Information and Terminology (COIT) book in June 1974.  274 more words

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Tip of the Day: Don't Do What I Did!

Good evening dapperites!

So as many of you may or may not know, I do wear contact lenses from time to time. Recently, the past few times I’ve worn them, upon taking them out at the end of the day my eyes turn bloodshot and I mean bloodshot red! 176 more words

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Symptoms of Macular Degeneration

Did you know that Age-related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, is the leading cause of blindness in adults 65 or older?

Macular Degeneration occurs in two forms: 160 more words

Eye Benefits of Vitamin E

Some studies suggest that E helps to possibly prevent cataracts, and it might be yet another factor in preventing macular degeneration (AMD).

In the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) involving nearly 5,000 people, researchers found a 25 percent lower risk of developing advanced stages of AMD when a nutritional formula including vitamin E was taken. 191 more words