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Page 5 What Would You Do Thinking Outside the Box We are pleased to present our monthly installment of What Would You Do Thinking Outside the Box. Each month well present an optically related topic. Maybe its a question you need answered a 2nd opinion regarding how you would handle or advise a patient or how you solved a special visual challenge or need for a patient. Well describe the details in our newsletter and then discuss the topic at our upcoming meeting and get your feedback on the subject. Wed like to thank Peter Bacotti for providing this months topic. If you have an optical topic youd like to discuss and would like to share it with us please let us know so we can present it in future newsletters. Optical Topic 21 According to a recent survey contact lens wearers 18 and older may be engaging in at least one behavior known to increase risk of eye infections. Can you name those behaviors that the patient should be aware of What would you do Vision Loss in America The Vision Council has released its latest report Vision Loss in America Aging and Low Vision providing an in-depth look at low vision and illustrating the pervasive impact aging eye diseases and vision loss can have on health and well-being of senior citizens. The report was distributed to more than 100 consumer aging lifestyle and health reports and editors to educate them about the issues affecting people with vision impairment due to macular degeneration diabetic reinopathy glaucoma and other eye conditions and the resources that are available. The report reveals that more than 39 million Americans suffer from severe vision impairment or a disorder that compromises ocular health with the prevalence expected to rise to 63 million people within the next 15 years. Our Condolences We were saddened to hear about the passing of Cosmo Corky J. Fratello of Niagara Falls NY. Corky was a leader in the Optical industry. Our condolences to his family. Optical Practice For Sale Optical Practice for Sale-Levittown Contact Andy 516-731-1400 39 Cain Dr. Plainview NY 11803 Phone 516-249-5175 Fax 516-249-5785 On-line Ordering Available Expert Craftsmanship Customized Work Tom Ford Snap-in Lenses Drill Mountings Wrap Frames Personalized Service Quick Turnaround Competitive Pricing Same Day Service Available Glass Surfaced On Premises Rewards Program For Travel Or Merchandise