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The Coming Effects of Stem Cells on Optometry

As an optical professional, you may have posters adorning your clinic illustrating the eye anatomy or various diseases. However due to recent innovations and breakthroughs in stem cell research for eye care, some of those malady illustrations may become a thing of the past. Through the use of differentiated cells originating from pluripotent stem cells, treatment methods have been able to preserve vision, halt disease progression, or completely restore vision by replacing damaged cells. Here we’ll detail the current direction of research and its effects on the industry:   Combating dege......
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Glasses, Contacts, Surgery - Which is Right for You?

Glasses, Contacts, Surgery - Which is Right for You?
Over 50% of Americans report vision ailments such as nearsightedness, farsighted and astigmatism. Given these numbers, there is a good chance you yourself have noticed distances becoming murkier and faces becoming more obscured with age. You ultimately end up surrendering to the fact that you need a vision aid. Many different people of all ages, ranging from toddlers to adults, have found that they need the assistance of prescription lenses to see to the best of their ability. The most commonly used method of vision correction comes in the form of eyeglasses. However, in the past 40 years ......
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