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Jul 17, 2014, 19:13 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology to Develop Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a new partnership with the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to establish the first...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Depression in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Patients with Low Vision Can be Halved by Integrated Therapies

The first clinical trial to examine integrated low vision and mental health treatment has shown that the approach can reduce the incidence of...

Jul 07, 2014, 15:31 ET
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La tecnología y varias herramientas pueden ayudar a las personas mayores con poca visión a mantener su independencia

Cada día, aproximadamente 10,000 norteamericanos cumplen 65 años, y uno de cada seis adultos de esa edad y más tiene una deficiencia...

Jul 07, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Technology and Tools Can Help Seniors with Low Vision Maintain Their Independence

Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with...

Jun 27, 2014, 15:09 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Reiterates Position that Marijuana is Not Proven Treatment for Glaucoma

The American Academy of Ophthalmology – the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons – is reminding the public that...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Increased Nearsightedness Linked to Higher Education Levels and More Years Spent in School

German researchers have found strong evidence that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors...

Jun 13, 2014, 09:33 ET
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La Academia Estadounidense de Oftalmología brinda consejos para garantizar celebraciones seguras el cuatro de julio

Los estadounidenses gastan cientos de millones de dólares anualmente en fuegos artificiales para el consumidor, los cuales causan más de...

Jun 12, 2014, 16:04 ET
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology Issues Tips to Ensure Safe Celebrations on the Fourth of July

Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks, which cause more than 9,000 injuries a year.1,2 With the Fourth of...

Jun 09, 2014, 13:42 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology's IRIS Registry Recognized by CMS as an Approved Vehicle for Enhanced Federal Quality Reporting

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced that its  IRIS™ Registry – the nation's only comprehensive, longitudinal eye...

Jun 04, 2014, 21:30 ET
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La Academia Americana de Oftalmología ofrece una guía para mejorar la comprensión del público sobre las cataratas

En el comunicado de prensa La Academia Americana de Oftalmología ofrece una guía para mejorar la comprensión del público sobre...

Jun 04, 2014, 19:25 ET
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Guidance to Help Improve Public Understanding of Cataracts

Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding eye condition,...

May 28, 2014, 22:14 ET
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Ciertos medicamentos para la presión alta podrían estar asociados con un mayor riesgo de enfermedad que amenaza la visión

Es posible que haya una conexión entre tomar vasodilatadores y desarrollar degeneración macular en fase inicial relacionada con la edad...

May 28, 2014, 14:46 ET
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Some High Blood Pressure Drugs May be Associated with Increased Risk of Vision-Threatening Disease

There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of...

May 22, 2014, 15:49 ET
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La American Academy of Ophthalmology promueve hábitos que salvan la vista de los adultos mayores para ayudarlos a mantener su independencia

SAN FRANCISCO, 22 de mayo de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- La American Academy of Ophthalmology (Academia Estadounidense de...

May 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Urges Sight-Saving Habits for Older Adults to Help Maintain Independence

The American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - is issuing seven tips to help...

Apr 30, 2014, 15:17 ET
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La mayoría de los americanos desconoce que algunos medicamentos comunes y los ojos claros pueden aumentar la vulnerabilidad a las enfermedades oftalmológicas relacionadas con los rayos UV

 La Academia Americana de Oftalmología (American Academy of Ophthalmology) hoy dio a conocer los resultados de una encuesta de Harris...

Apr 30, 2014, 00:01 ET
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Most Americans Unaware that Common Drugs, Light-Colored Eyes Can Increase Vulnerability to UV-Related Eye Disease

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today released results of a Harris Poll that shows that a majority of Americans are unaware that taking...

Apr 29, 2014, 09:00 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Eight Members of Congress for Their Dedication to Healthy Vision

The American Academy of Ophthalmology – the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons – is honoring eight members of...

Apr 03, 2014, 16:16 ET
Richard L. Abbott, M.D., secretary for Global Alliances for the American Academy of Ophthalmology today received the 2014 International Duke Elder Medal at the opening ceremony of the World Ophthalmology Conference in Tokyo.  (PRNewsFoto/American Academy of Ophthalmology)

Richard L. Abbott, M.D., récompensé au Congrès mondial d'ophtalmologie

-- Le secrétaire pour les Alliances mondiales de l'Académie américaine d'ophtalmologie reçoit la Médaille Duke Elder...

Apr 03, 2014, 16:12 ET
Richard L. Abbott, M.D., secretary for Global Alliances for the American Academy of Ophthalmology today received the 2014 International Duke Elder Medal at the opening ceremony of the World Ophthalmology Conference in Tokyo.  (PRNewsFoto/American Academy of Ophthalmology)

Richard L. Abbott, M.D., è stato premiato alla Conferenza Mondiale di Oftalmologia

-- Il segretario di Global Alliances per l'American Academy of Ophthalmology riceve il premio Duke Elder Medal per gli eccezionali contributi...

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