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Oct 01, 2013, 07:17 ET On World Sight Day, Take The #EyePledge With Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Sight is one of the most valued of the five senses, but good vision doesn't necessarily indicate good eye health. That's why VISTAKON®...


Jun 13, 2013, 07:17 ET New 1-DAY ACUVUE® TruEye® Brand Contact Lenses (narafilcon A) Now Available In U.S.

 VISTAKON® Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., today announced the U.S. introduction of 1-DAY ACUVUE® TruEye®...


Apr 09, 2013, 07:17 ET Look And Feel Great This Spring, Despite Allergy Symptoms

 During allergy season, many women find themselves reaching for tissues and wondering why they even bothered putting on eye makeup in the...


Feb 14, 2013, 07:17 ET New Prom Grooming Guides for Girls and Guys Now Available From Acuvue® Brand Contact Lenses

 Going to prom is a high school milestone for many teenagers, but many are so worried about choosing the right outfit or picking the right...


Jan 08, 2013, 07:17 ET "Healthy Vision™ With Dr. Val Jones" Show Highlights The Impact Of Nutrition On Vision And Eye Health

 As a child, your mother may have told you, "Eat your carrots. They're good for your eyes."  Was your mother right, or was that just her...


Oct 25, 2012, 07:17 ET World Champion Sprinter Allyson Felix Inspires Teens As An ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest Mentor

 World-champion sprinter Allyson Felix achieved her 1-DAY dream of winning an individual gold medal this summer in London, after years of hard...


Sep 25, 2012, 07:17 ET Almost Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Safe Wear & Care Of Contact Lenses (But Were Afraid To Ask)

Soft contact lenses are worn safely and comfortably by millions of people worldwide, and have a long history of providing wearers with a safe and...


Sep 05, 2012, 07:17 ET Healthy Vision & Contact Lenses - New Educational Resource Offers Important Advice On Safe Wear And Care Of Contact Lenses

 Soft contact lenses are worn safely and comfortably by millions of people worldwide, and have a long history of providing wearers with a safe...


Jun 12, 2012, 07:17 ET Dermatologist, Optometrist Share Important Information About Complete UV Protection on New Edition of Healthy Vision™ With Dr. Val Jones

 Most people know that exposure to the sun, especially at the height of summer, can damage their skin. But, extended exposure to the same...


May 29, 2012, 09:32 ET Electronic Reminder System Improves Contact Lens Compliance, Study Shows

 Studies show that many contact lens wearers do not comply with recommended replacement frequencies and fail to discard their lenses after the...


May 08, 2012, 07:17 ET Leading Authority On Eye Allergies Shares Tips, Offers Advice For Eye Allergy Sufferers On New Edition Of Healthy Vision™ With Dr. Val Jones

 An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from the miseries of allergies and about 50 percent of individuals with seasonal and indoor allergies...


Apr 10, 2012, 11:52 ET ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses Launches the 2012 ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest With Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Tyler Blackburn, Meaghan Martin, and Allyson Felix

VISTAKON® Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., and the makers of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses, today revealed the 2012...


Mar 28, 2012, 07:17 ET New Edition of Healthy Vision™ With Dr. Val Jones Kicks Off Sports Eye Safety Month With Information and Advice on Eye Protection and Protective Eyewear

 More than 600,000 eye injuries related to sports and recreation occur each year. More than 40,000 of these require Emergency Room attention...


Mar 14, 2012, 07:17 ET Eye Allergies Disrupt Daily Activities, Impact Performance and Appearance, Survey Shows

 Spring can be a difficult time for the one in five individuals affected by seasonal eye allergies(1). For many vision corrected individuals,...


Jan 31, 2012, 07:17 ET Increased Use of Computers, Portable Gadgets Leading to More Visual Fatigue and Discomfort

More than 80 percent of American adults own a cell phone and over half (55%) own a desktop or laptop computer.(1)  Studies have...


Nov 01, 2011, 07:17 ET Steering Drivers in the Right Direction, "Healthy Vision™ With Dr. Val Jones" Radio Show Offers Information, Advice About Driving in the Dark

When you are behind the wheel of a car, your eyes are constantly on the move – looking at vehicles ahead and to the side, reading road...


Oct 04, 2011, 07:17 ET Keep Your Eyes on the Ball --

Vision, just like speed and strength, is an important component in how well you play your sport.  But, there is much more to vision than just...


Aug 31, 2011, 07:17 ET "Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones" Radio Show Highlights the Importance of Good Vision to Children's Performance in School, Sports and Life

As millions of children head back to the classroom, parents are looking for every opportunity to help them be successful in school and in life. On...


May 05, 2011, 07:17 ET Long-Term Success of Contact Lens Wear Not Dependent on Age of Initial Fit

After ten years of contact lens wear, patients are equally successful wearing contact lenses whether they were first fitted as children or as...


May 04, 2011, 07:17 ET Americans Aren't Taking Proper Care to Protect Eyes From UV Damage

Around the world, sight is valued as the most important of the five senses, along with a strong belief that good vision positively impacts quality...


Apr 12, 2011, 07:17 ET Allergy Sufferers Contend With Longer Allergy Season

The 2011 allergy season is expected to be 27 days longer in northernmost parts of North America,(1) adding almost a month of suffering to the...


Mar 16, 2011, 07:17 ET American Optometric Association Awards ACUVUE® ADVANCE® Plus Brand Contact Lenses with Seal of Acceptance for UV Absorbing Contact Lenses

ACUVUE® ADVANCE® Plus Brand Contact Lenses today became the sixth contact lens in the ACUVUE® Brand family of products to receive...


Feb 02, 2011, 07:17 ET ACUMINDER™ Tool Helping to Change Contact Lens Wearing Behavior, Survey Shows

Even though eye care doctors and manufacturers provide instructions about caring for and wearing contact lenses, studies show that many contact...


Jul 08, 2010, 07:17 ET Kick Start Your Dreams With a Chance to Win $2500 From ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses

VISTAKON®, Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., and makers of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses, today announced the...


Apr 20, 2010, 07:17 ET Parents Not Providing Adequate UV Protection For Children's Eyes

While 85 percent of Americans recognize that ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage their eyes, only 65 percent wear sunglasses as protection, and even...