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2012-05-19 23:00:25

Leading surgeons from the ophthalmic industry will illustrate how recent breakthroughs in glaucoma management, cataract surgery and the treatment of retinal and macular disorders can help primary eye care doctors preserve vision loss during this Sunday 2012 Long Island Optometric Symposium sponsored by North Shore Eye Care. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Leading surgeons from the ophthalmic industry will illustrate how recent breakthroughs in glaucoma management, cataract surgery...

2012-04-15 23:01:38

20/20 Optometry announces free eye examinations and free eyeglasses for those who cannot afford it financially through its Sight for Children program. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2012 According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), children should have their first thorough eye exam by six months of age, another by three years old, and again before entering kindergarten. Beyond that, regular eye exams — through an eye doctor — are recommended to keep any eye diseases...

2012-03-23 23:00:41

An Excellent Way to Save Your Vision Is to Improve Your Knowledge of the Eyes, Especially the Tear Film, Says Bio-Logic Aqua Research Founder, Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 March is "National Save Your Vision Month" and few people are more aware of the need for this American Optometric Association (AOA) supported program than Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua Research, Inc., and host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio talk show. A longtime eye...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.