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Dr. Kuzniar Wins the George Mertz Contact Lens Residency Award

By Birmingham Vision Care | October 2, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Kuzniar who won the George Mertz Contact Lens Residency award for her efforts last year during her residency at Indiana University working with specialty scleral contact lenses!

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Our Fourth Annual Patient Appreciation Event

Join us for our Fourth Annual Patient Appreciation Event on Saturday, May 10. Arrive any time between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages while visiting with doctors and staff and browsing our collection of designer frames. Enter a drawing to win designer frames as well as learn about our state-of-the-art…

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How To Keep Those Eyeballs Happy When Constantly Staring At A Screen

Wow, we are so plugged in. Constantly on the smartphone, on the computer, on the tablet, scrolling, typing, clicking, staring. It’s a lot, and it’s not a bad thing! But have you ever wondered how the eyes of the world feel about it? Learn more here.

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Essilor conducts a global study of taxi drivers’ eyesight

Essilor is the world’s leading provider of eyeglass lenses and has been helping people see better for 160 years. In this well-made video, Essilor documents a survey of 2,100 taxi drivers from 21 countries. The results are interesting!  

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Do You Have Computer Vision Syndrome?

Watch this video from The Atlantic about Computer Vision Syndrome and learn how staring at a computer screen for hours can damage your vision and what you can do about it.

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Bascom Palmer Researchers Make Discoveries That Could Restore Vision in Demyelinating Disease

Re-posted from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine U Health website. Identifying the mechanisms behind progressive vision loss associated with glaucoma and demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis is a goal for many ophthalmic researchers. Now a research team from UHealth’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the Miller School demonstrates for the first time…

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Study: Overnight contacts delaying glasses for children

Here is a link to an interesting news story about kids using Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) to delay glasses. CRT contact lenses are worn while sleeping and removed in the morning. They gently reshape your eyes, providing clear vision all day. Chanel 2, Atlanta

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