VANCOUVER, Wash. - When optometrist Shelby Wickhorst opened Vision 162 in Vancouver, he was clear on three points: He wanted to provide superior patient care, he wanted to have fun and he wanted to make money.
Being on solid financial footing is what makes the other two goals possible.
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NEW YORK -- U.S. eye specialists are welcoming the Nintendo 3DS game device, dismissing the manufacturer's warnings that its 3-D screen shouldn't be used by children 6 or younger because it may harm their immature vision. On the contrary, the optometrists say, it's a good idea to get your kids to try the 3-D screen, especially if they're younger than 6.
Several children from low-income families in Wichita are able to see better today at no cost to their parents, thanks to a joint effort by Newman University nursing students and several Wichita area optometrists and optical dispensers. The project began when the nursing students who were doing vision and blood screenings at local Catholic schools [...]