Cost concerns bring practices into the savings game by Vanessa Caceres EyeWorld Contributing Writer
We’ve all had it happen: You’re trying to hold a conversation when your eye starts uncontrollably twitching. You’re afraid to look the other person in the eye, but you don’t want to seem rude, so you just hope they don’t notice.
If you’re someone who doesn’t need glasses or contacts, you probably think you don’t need to get your eyes checked this year (or ever?). But regular eye exams can check for more than just your ability to read the letter W from very far away.
The Chinese eye hospital chain put $50 million towards a U.S. subsidiary late last year, establishing a fully-owned subsidiary Aier (U.S.A.) International Holdings Inc. In addition, the company acquired its first facility in the U.S. for $17 million in April – Wang Eye Institute in Nashville, Tennessee. Now it’s looking for more locations.
Dr. Ming Wang, owner of the Nashville-based Wang Vision Cataract and LASIK Center, offered information recently on how to protect eyes as millions witness the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
From a young age, we’ve all been taught not to stare at the sun, but next week, you may feel tempted to go against what your parents told you. On August 21, millions of people across the United States will gather outside to watch a total solar eclipse, visible across the entire continental U.S. for the first time in nearly a century.
Twice Daily recently partnered with the Adventure Science Center to provide customers with a free pair of certified eclipse-viewing glasses.
A doctor who is a native of China has partnered with one of the mainland’s largest hospital chains to open clinics in the US.
Chinese eye-clinic giant Aier Eye Hospital Group has made an unprecedented move to open a branch in the United States. But the largest challenge ahead is possible resistance from Americans to a Chinese brand, an Aier executive told Caixin. (more…)
China’s Aier Eye Hospital is looking at a new market: the U.S. (more…)
According to the American Optometric Association, as much as 80 percent of a child’s learning is visual. So whether they’re reading a book, learning math problems on a dry erase board or dissecting a frog in biology class, kids rely on their vision as much as, if not more than, any other educational tool.
The latest in corrective vision procedures will be conducted Friday for the first time in Tennessee. (more…)
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