Need a good book to ease kids into their first eye exam?

A Pacific College of Optometry alum wrote one. It’s available for download here.

Glasses from recycled water bottles.

This startup aims to reduce waste and create jobs for the people in Flint, Michigan.  (via)

Choroidal melanoma cases.

We covered this a month ago but it’s still active in the news. Quick rundown: There are roughly 38 cases of ocular melanoma reported in people that either worked at or attended Auburn University between the years of 1980 through the early 1990’s. And now there is another cluster of people diagnosed with ocular melanoma in North Carolina. Researchers are working to identify the link. (via)

May is UV Awareness Month.