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Eye Doctors Surveyed On The Ability Of Older Drivers

Drivers over age 65 are the fastest-growing segment of the driving population, and their eye-care providers are playing an increasingly important role in assessing their ability to drive safely. Kellogg Eye Center researcher David C. Musch, PhD, MPH, recently led a multidisciplinary University of Michigan study team who surveyed how 500 vision-care providers in Michigan [...]

By |November 28th, 2011|Eye Health|3 Comments

Generations Don’t See ‘Eye to Eye’ On Vision Care

According to the latest American Optometric Association (AOA) annual American Eye-Q® survey, when it comes to eye and vision care there are differing levels of knowledge and varying views amongst different generations.  The survey found that the traditionalist (or silent) generation (1925-1945), baby boomers (1946-1964) and generations X (1965-1977) and Y (1978-1994) all vary in [...]

By |September 16th, 2011|Eye Health, Eyeglasses|1 Comment

The iPhone iDoctor

Smartphones, and the iPhone in particular, are changing the way we do everything. From helping to diagnose breast cancer to communicating with those unable to speak, this technology has led to breakthroughs in many areas.  Now the iPhone is being developed to provide basic eye care to third-world and indigent populations. The first development from [...]

By |July 18th, 2011|Eye Health, Technology|0 Comments