Tag: California State Board of Optometry

California State Board of Optometry Appoints New Executive Officer

The California State Board of Optometry announces the appointment of Shara Perkins Murphy as its new executive officer, effective October 31, 2018. Read the press release here.

Calling All Heroes: Capes on for American Diabetes Month

Today, 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes. Since 2015, the disease has retained its rank as the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. Here’s a few more facts: It does not discriminate. It affects male and female, young and old, and people of all races, shapes, sizes and socio-economic levels. It’s invisible. Although 29…

Don’t Let Your Halloween Costume Contact Lenses Turn Your Eyes into a Permanent Fright

If you are considering using costume contact lenses as part of your Halloween get-up this season, make sure you don’t purchase them from a gas station, online store, or other unlicensed dealer—or you and your eyes could be in for a real scare. Costume contact lenses are also referred to by several descriptive names such…

Don’t Let Excitement Overshadow Safety During the Solar Eclipse

For approximately 2 to 3 hours on Monday, August 21, 500 million people across a large portion of North America will experience a rare phenomenon—a total solar eclipse. It’s been nearly 40 years since the United States was in the path of a total solar eclipse; people are paying exorbitant amounts in airfare and lodging…

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