Monthly Archives: August 2015

While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large clinical trial by researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that omega-3 supplements did not slow cognitive decline in older persons. Continue reading

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When Kristina Howell of Laurel, Md. was 23 years old, she went in for a routine exam at her optometrist’s office to get contact lenses. “They did some testing and they noticed that I wasn’t seeing in my peripheral, and they couldn’t tell me what it was,” Howell said. Continue reading

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NIH Scientists Propose Novel Mechanism to Explain Autoimmune Uveitis Continue reading

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Save the date for a unique technology presentation Sunday, October 18: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Aging Eye / Macular Degeneration Network Sibley Medical Building MARK YOUR CALENDAR to attend a unique presentation that will focus on portable, mobile and … Continue reading

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Celebrate “Two Monumental Milestones” Thursday, October 8: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Low Vision Resource Group Lunch & Learn Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library POB continues to celebrate the July celebrations of the arts, culture and history of the … Continue reading

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September Sight-Saving Seminars Ophthalmologist? Optometrist? Optician? Ophthalmic Medical Personnel? Oculist? Low Vision Rehabilitation Specialist? Have you ever wondered about the various titles, roles, education and licensing requirements of different eye care professionals? These are the people to whom we entrust … Continue reading

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