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New Report Finds China's Optical Industry Is Creating Blurry Future For World's Most Populous Nation

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

The China Center for Health Development report is a signal that the country's optical industry must improve its quality and professional standards in order to address a vision problem within its population that is expected only to continue growing.

Nearsightedness Has a Far-Reaching Impact As the Myopia Epidemic Spreads Around the Globe

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

The good news is that myopia can be corrected by a trained eye doctor prescribing eyeglasses, contact lenses or laser surgery. Also, we can change behavior to modify the risks that modern lifestyles put on our vision.

This Health Condition May Afflict Half The World By 2050

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.20.2016 | Science

If you don't already wear eyeglasses, there's a good chance you will by the middle of this century. A new study predicts that by 2050, 4.8 billion peo...

So, Birth Order Could Affect Your Eyesight

dailyRx News | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
dailyRx News

Earlier-born children are thought to sometimes get more attention from their parents, presumably because their parents are less busy with other children. And that extra attention may be harming first-borns in an unexpected way.

Our Smartphone Obsession May Be Hurting Our Eyes

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

Regardless of our age or how many digital devices we have, World Sight Day is a good reminder to make that eye exam appointment you've been putting off and take care of your eyes. They're the only pair you've got.

Assessing the Energy-Efficiency Gap

Robert Stavins | Posted 06.02.2016 | Green
Robert Stavins

Global energy consumption is on a path to grow 30-50 percent over the next 25 years, bringing with it, in many countries, increased local air pollution, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and oil consumption, as well as higher energy prices.

Forever Four-Eyed

Roz Warren | Posted 10.03.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I'm a librarian. A reader. I identify as a four-eyed person. I've always worn glasses. I got my first pair in the second grade. It was a miracle! The blurry world I'd inhabited all my life suddenly came into focus.

There's A Reason The ‘Four-Eyed Bookworm' Stereotype Exists

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Turns out, there's truth to the stereotype of the "four-eyed bookworm." A new study in the journal Ophthalmology suggests reading and schoolwork m...

Leading With a Clear Vision

George Bradt | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business
George Bradt

It is not remarkable that Hubert Sagnières' vision is clear. After all, he is CEO of Essilor, the world's largest producer of eyeglass lenses. What is remarkable is the discipline with which Sagnières keeps various societal, business, and individual efforts all focused on the mission of improved vision and in their own boxes at the same time.

Child's Eyesight Linked With Outdoor Play, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're worried about your child's vision, forget the carrots. Instead, a new study suggests you should shut off the television and head to the park...

The Psychological Ramifications of Arizona's Myopic Immigration Lens: Scent of an Old South Africa

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

The law of Arizona accurately addresses the problems of illegal immigration but does so at the expense of legal immigrants like a live vaccine that protects society while infecting others at risk.

Peggy Noonan Goes Myopic

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

Noonan's "clueless class" slur is a boomerang. It is Noonan, class or not, who is clueless. The clue that Caroline radiates is precisely what she said when she endorsed Barack.

Glasses Are The New Gorgeous!

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Verena von Pfetten

I've got a thing for glasses. Ask anyone who knows me - my friends, in particular - they'll tell you. I just absolutely, 100%, love and adore glasses...