Local doctor says you might want to rethink Halloween contact lenses

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From KMBZ: http://www.kmbz.com/Local-doctor-says-you-might-want-to-rethink-Hallow/17601748 Listen to audio here: http://www.kmbz.com/topic/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=6572169 OVERLAND PARK- Eye doctors are warning about the dangers of using crazy contact lenses this Halloween. Dr. Stephen Nichols with the Kansas City Eye Clinic in Overland Park says while the cat-eye lenses or the scary demon eyes might look cool, but they could be very dangerous. “The main… Read more »

Vision-Restoring Corneal Transplants Performed in 2013 Will Have a Lifetime Net Benefit of Nearly $6 Billion

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Washington, DC– (October 8, 2013) – Corneal transplants performed in the United States this year will result in nearly $6 billion in total net benefits over the lifetime of the recipients, according to a six-month study undertaken by the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA). The study compared the medical cost of transplant procedures to… Read more »