The American Optician

Winter 2017

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1 8 INTRODUCING LET HEALTHY LIGHT IN. KEEP HARMFUL LIGHT OUT. U N I Q U E F E AT U R E S THE ONLY REMOVABLE BLUE-VIOLET LIGHT FILTER DESIGNED TO MAINTAIN LIFE'S VIBRANT COLORS CUSTOMIZED TO WORK WITH EASYCLIP ® , EASYTWIST ® AND TAKUMI ® FRAMES PATENTED MAGNETIC-CLIP TECHNOLOGY OFFERING A SEAMLESS LOOK & EXPERIENCE © 2 0 1 6 A S P E X E Y E W E A R . A l l r i g h t s r e s e r v e d . Co n t a c t U s : 1 - 8 0 0 - 2 7 7-3 979 BY THE INTELLIGENT EYEWEAR TECHNOLOGY COMPANY THAT BROUGHT YOU The planetarium program is distributed free to 1,500 planetariums around the world through the International Planetarium Society. SEEING is underwritten by a grant from Carl Zeiss Vision. Contact your local planetarium and ask them to schedule SEEING. A companion workbook is a downloadable student/teacher guide for schools visiting the Planetarium show. Information and the workbook are available from the International Planetarium Society website. A virtual reality version of SEEING is available here . VISIONARIES BEHIND THE PROJECT The SIGHT Project was written and filmed by Kris Koenig. Anita Ingrao (1963-2015) initially conceived the idea of a documentary about the past, present and future of vision and gave its first outline life. As filmmaker, writer and editor, Anita provided the ideas and inspiration for the roadmap that followed. This author was pleased to have been a part of the Advisory Committee for the SIGHT documentary and asked to stitch together the companion eBook for SIGHT and the workbook for SEEING. The project would not have been possible without Southern Oregon Public Television and the funding in part by the project's underwriters: Adlens, Alcon Foundation, Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation, Carl Zeiss Vision International, CooperVision, Costa del Mar, Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, EnChroma, Essilor, Reade Fahs, Dr. David and Jacqueline Fleishman, Eric Fleishman, Dr. Robert and Marcia Fleishman, Dr. George and Rita Foster, Wayne Godlin, Charles Grode, Luxottica, NA, The New England College of Optometry, OneSight Foundation, Opticians Association of America, Opticians Association of Massachusetts, Dr. Jeffrey and Eleanor Peris, Bruce and Treasure Sachnoff, Dave Sattler, ThinOptics, The Vision Council, Vision Service Plan (VSP) and VOSH International. Mark Mattison-Shupnick is the editor of SIGHT: The Story of Vision eBook and served on The Advisory Committee for the documentary.

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