Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:23 AM
(NVS: NYSE) delivered solid sales growth with strong margin expansion and major innovation in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Friday, October 24, 2014 12:23 AM
ABBOTT PARK, Ill.—
(NYSE: ABT) released financial results this week for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, 2014.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:06 AM
It’s estimated that more than 43 million Americans will develop age-related eye diseases by 2020, according to The American Academy of Ophthalmology. To help address this trend, the eyecare industry is setting its sights on preventive measures—one of which in particular is nutrition’s role and the use of nutraceuticals in preserving vision, which is quickly gaining in popularity.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:05 AM
Further propelling interest in the burgeoning nutraceuticals category are studies that have determined that healthy eating augmented with nutritional supplements can not only help prevent age-related eye disease but in some cases may reduce its progression, according to the Ocular Nutrition Society (ONS).
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:04 AM
The following are some examples of the high-quality eye nutraceuticals that are available for ECPs to provide for their patients.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:03 AM
Those ECPs who are successful in integrating nutraceuticals into their practice have done so because they did their due diligence in partnering with a nutritional provider.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:02 AM
After learning about the power of nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention of vision loss and chronic ocular disease, Laurie Capogna, OD, and Barbara Pelletier, OD, were motivated to write their first book, Eyefoods: A Food Plan for Healthy Eyes, to help provide other ECPs with a clear nutrition and lifestyle plan for their patients.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM
With a name that comes from the mirror image of the traditional symbol for prescription, xR https://www.xrmd.com defines itself as a “natural prescription” for “restoring what your body is missing.”
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM
This past summer, millions of people, including some of us in optical, were obsessed with taking the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and much needed funds for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. But on Oct. 9, the optical industry paused and took up a different kind of challenge in support of World Sight Day led by Optometry Giving Sight (OGS).
Friday, October 17, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Health care, government and ophthalmic organizations and ECPs are joining to warn the public against the dangers of costume contact lenses worn without a prescription this Halloween season.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:30 AM
GOLDEN, Colo.—The World Sight Day Challenge is looking like a great success, with thousands of ECPs, companies and staff all helping to raise funds to help eliminate avoidable blindness and impaired vision.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:23 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Boosted by a strong performance by its pharmaceutical business,
Johnson & Johnson
(NYSE: JNJ) yesterday reported sales of $18.5 billion for the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 5.1 percent versus third quarter 2013.
Friday, October 10, 2014 12:27 AM
CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has again designated October as “Home Eye Safety Awareness Month” to help educate the public on steps that can be taken to avoid eye injuries in and around the home.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:20 AM
ZeaVision Holdings, Inc
., supplier of nutritional supplements for eye health, has received an equity investment from DSM Venturing, the corporate venture arm of Royal DSM, the global life sciences and material sciences company.