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2010-11-04 01:56:23

A new study suggests that older adults who wear multifocal contact lenses to correct problems with near vision, a very common condition that increases with age, may have greater difficulty driving at night than their counterparts who wear glasses.

2010-10-25 10:06:24

Presbyopia is an inevitable eye disorder and it occurs mostly in people over 40.

2009-05-13 14:59:20

Researchers at the University of Houston's College of Optometry say they have created custom-made contact lenses for people with highly aberrated vision. While the majority of patients with common vision problems can find glasses or contact lenses fairly easily, the researchers said others who suffer from eye diseases that affect the focus of light have more limited options and might have to learn to live with poor vision. The lenses we make are made for (the specific patient), Assistant...

2009-03-09 07:10:00

MCHENRY, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, people could expect to need reading glasses or bifocals during or after middle age due to an aging process called presbyopia. LASIK, a proven technique for freedom from glasses for distance, was not effective for presbyopia.

2009-02-17 07:30:00

ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PixelOptics, Inc. ("Pixel") of Roanoke, Virginia has announced the start of wearer trials for its dynamic electronic eyeglasses with changeable dynamic focus.

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2008-04-29 15:50:14

Nearly one third of Down’s syndrome children who wear bifocal lenses to help them focus accurately may only need to wear them for two years, according to new research from Cardiff University.

2006-04-07 12:23:25

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers have developed an electro-optic lens that can shift its focusing power with the flick of a switch, and may someday replace bifocal lenses. Dr.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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