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Toy Bow and Arrows Prompt Eye Injury Warning November 25, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Crossbows and arrows are some of the hottest and most dangerous holiday toys for children. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is urging parents and the public to avoid purchasing any projectile-shooting toys since they are known to cause traumatic eye injury and blindness.
 
American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Eight Members of Congress for Their Dedication to Healthy Vision April 29, 2014
WASHINGTON — The American Academy of Ophthalmology – the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons – today is honoring eight members of Congress for their outstanding legislative efforts to advance the quality of eye care available in the United States.
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AAO 2014 was held in Chicago, October 17 - 21. Read press releases and download press briefing information and recordings in the AAO 2014 media section.

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