computer virus warnings
South Carolina legislators are
deciding whether people may use a biOptic to
drive. The legislation now heads to the House
floor for debate.
Announcement due soon.
That follows the implementation
of legislation in Arizona, allowing biOptics to
be used for driving, in February 2006.
what happened to the BDN 2006 Conference?
one of the founders of BDN wanted to leave his
optometric employer, another after relocating
permanently from the UK to the US totalled her
car, and another had oncological problems. Those
external factors inevitably diminished their
capacity to work on the cause. Written enquiries:
Susan Baillely, BDN Ltd, 7775 Ivygate Lane, Cincinnati,
OH 45242 USA
of past and current BiOptic drivers.
Additionally, if you have any relevant pictures,
please upload them,
E, Vargas-Martin F. (2002) In the
spectacle-lens telescope device for low vision.
Proceedings of the SPIE Vol 4611,
129-135 For more information,
here. [1 Mb PDF format].
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Keep an eye on
what the European Directorate-General for
Energy and Transport is saying about Driving
Ian L Bailey, Professor of Optometry and Vision
Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA
94720-2020 Ph 510 642 1987 fax 510 643 5109
has been officially appointed to the American
Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)
Medical Review Task Group (Vision) which
reports to the group - Driver Fitness Working
Group. FYI: There are two other Medical Review
Task Groups -physical and cognitive. For
more, see the Optometrists et al and Membership,
About driving forums.
Driving with Confidence - A practical Guide to
Driving with Low Vision Review
by Ian Bailey OD, MS, FBCO, FAAO, et al.
Ian L Bailey is Professor of Optometry and Vision
Science, University of California, Berkeley,
Driving at speed, especially on
uneven road surfaces can seriously diminish your
vision. Speed kills. Kill you speed and comply
with driving restrictions.