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2014-06-30 23:15:42

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Contact Lenses and Solutions markets. Global market for Contact Lenses and Solutions is projected to cross US$14.1 billion by the year 2020, driven by rising incidence of ophthalmic disorders and surging adoption of disposable contact lenses. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Eyesight of people constantly changes with progression of age, with eye lenses thickening, losing flexibility which...

2014-05-13 23:09:06

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The Hong Kong Academy of Orthokeratology jointly announced results of the studies on the effectiveness in controlling the progression of myopia recently. The findings showed that orthokeratology (Ortho-K) could slow down myopic progression by about 60% in school children. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Professor Pauline Cho of School of Optometry from PolyU commented that prevalence of myopia (short-sightedness) was reaching epidemic proportions in...

2014-03-17 08:28:35

First of Kind Product in the U.S. MONROVIA, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses for the eye and delivery systems reported that its Visian Toric Implantable Lens or TICL received favorable votes to three questions presented to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The Ophthalmic Devices Panel reviews and...

2014-03-03 08:33:17

Over 50,000 ICLs Successfully Implanted with CentraFLOW Driven by the KS-AquaPORT Technology(TM) MONROVIA, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that its Visian Implantable Collamer Lens with CentraFLOW technology, which is driven by the KS-AquaPORT, has been approved by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. With this...

2014-02-17 23:02:10

Transparency Market Research Report published "Contact Lens Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/contact-lens-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Contact Lens Market (Gas Permeable Contact Lens and Soft Contact Lens) - Global...

2014-02-10 08:25:06

ALBANY, New York, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Contact Lens Market (Gas Permeable Contact Lens and Soft Contact Lens) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global endocrine testing market was valued at USD 6.81billion in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth USD13.47 billion in 2019 at a CAGR of 10.3% from 2013 to 2019. Browse...

2013-10-28 23:27:41

Vision Without Glasses reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this program that claims to restore poor vision without the need for surgery, let alone wearing glasses or lenses. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Duke Peterson’s claims that Vision Without Glasses is a natural and non-invasive means to naturally improve one’s sight without expense, pain or risk has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an...

2013-06-27 23:03:10

Eye Excellence is now providing Houston cataract patients with the recently released Trulign™ Toric Lens IOL. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The first accommodating Intraocular Lens (IOL) that also corrects astigmatism is available for cataract patients in Houston at Eye Excellence. Shortly after being approved by the FDA May 2013, Mary Green, Ph.D, M.D., director of Eye Excellence, decided to be one of the first institutions in Houston to carry the revolutionary new Trulign™...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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