Personal communication with Dennis J Dowling, DO, FAAO
Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
, Director of Corneal Services at Kentucky Eye Institute.
, ClVT, assistant professor, School of Optometry, University of Montreal; resident researcher, CRIR/MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre; adjunct professor, Department of Psychology, Concordia University; adjunct professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, University of Montreal; e-mail: <walter.
It occurs when the lens--the focusing mechanism in the eye--starts to lose its elasticity, making it difficult to focus at close distances, explains Bruce Rosenthal, OD, FAAO
, vice-president/chief of the low vision service at Lighthouse International, and adjunct professor at Mount Sinai.
In collaboration with Jeffrey Anshel, OD, FAAO
and president of the Ocular Nutrition Society (ONS), OmniActive Health Technologies, Morristown, NJ, has launched Eye Health Insights, a new education series designed to deliver the latest nutrition science and news to eye health professionals.
Debbie Hettler, OD, MPH, FAAO
, clinical director of associated health education at the Department of Veterans Affairs;
Michael Wininger, PhD; (1) * Kara Gagnon, OD, FAAO
Susan Bowers FCOptom, DipCLP, DipTpAS, DIpTpSP, DipTpIP, FAAO
, FBCLA, Higher Cert Glaucoma
Protamine represents a new strategy and a very different type of compound to help defend against ocular infections related to contact lens use," comments Michael Twa, OD, PhD, FAAO
, Editor-in-Chief of Optometry and Vision Science.
The condition occurs when the lens--the eye's focusing mecha-nism--starts to lose its elasticity, and it affects everyone over age 40 according to Bruce Rosenthal, OD, FAAO
, vice-president/chief of the Low Vision Service at Lighthouse International, and adjunct professor at Mount Sinai.