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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 03.22.2016 | 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.

Want Your Kids to Have Healthy Vision? Make Sure They Have an Annual Eye Exam

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

While childhood diseases of the body -- measles, mumps, etc. -- are well known, impairments affecting the eyes are less so. Case in point is amblyopia. Are you aware of it? Or how it could affect your child?

Aging Eyes Make an Economic Impact

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 10.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

Vision impairment, such as presbyopia, can compromise a person's quality of life because it reduces the capacity for everyday activities: reading, working, driving, etc.

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.