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2014-01-28 16:26:18

Company will advance late-stage clinical studies of its revolutionary intraocular lens that enables patient to see near and far ... and all points in between BELMONT, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a private company developing an accommodating intraocular lens, today announced the closing of the first tranche of its Series D funding round with participation from existing investors Venrock, Johnson & Johnson Development Corp., Medtronic, Advanced...

2010-04-06 06:30:00

WINTER PARK, Fla., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- LensAR, Inc., the leading developer of next generation laser technology for cataract surgery and presbyopia, today announced the issuance of United States patent 7,655,002. This patent addresses methods for using laser technology to increase the flexibility of the ocular lens in order to both restore accommodation in presbyopia patients and allow easier removal of hardened lenses in cataract patients. LensAR believes that this novel intellectual...

2009-10-26 05:00:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products today reported that the Collamer Accommodating Study Team (CAST) formed by the company in late 2008 has provided very promising initial patient vision assessments from the first phase of the project. The CAST is comprised of eight prominent cataract/refractive surgeons from across the United States who since...

2009-08-05 09:29:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people over the age of 40 begin to experience Presbyopia which is the increased difficulty to focus on nearby objects. Although this age related phenomena is usually assisted by reading glasses, a current study performed at the Kajita Clinic in Tokyo, Japan and published in March, 2009 has shown significant improvement in the ability to focus on nearby objects in older subjects (mean age of 53.9 +/- 5.1 years) with supplementation of the...

2004-12-01 03:00:12

This statement was prepared for the central committee of the World Council of Churches, meeting 26 August-2 September 2003 in Geneva, by the Ecumenical Disabilities Advocates Network (EDAN) and has been commended to the churches for study, feedback and action. Introduction As the author of the letter to the Ephesians stressed: Christ came to tear down the walls (Eph. 2:14). Whenever we consider the ways m which to respond to issues of disability, we do well to remember the walls that we...

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Zonules of Zinn
2012-07-01 19:12:34

The Zonules of Zinn, also known as Zinn’s membrane and ciliary zonule, is a ring of fibrous strands connecting the ciliary body with the crystalline lens of the eye. The zonule of Zinn is split into two layers: a thin layer, which lines with the hyaloid fossa, and a thick layer, which is a collection of zonular fibers. Together, these fibers are known as the suspensory ligament of the lens. When color granules are displaced from the Zonules of Zinn, by friction against the lens, the...

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