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On Sunday, September 28th Foundation Fighting Blindness will choose the new owner of a 2014 Limited Edition SRT Dodge Viper in the name of retina research. Nanuet,
Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses.
Historical Achievement in Chitrakoot Proves Unprecedented Program Outcomes NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee - a global campaign to eliminate blindness due
Well-known San Francisco businessman and philanthropist believed in research to find a glaucoma cure. SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --
A new study from the Mainz University Medical Center demonstrates that education and behavior play as large a role in the development of myopia, or nearsightedness, as genetic factors do.
Home and classroom digital device use is up among school-age children; American Optometric Association recommends yearly back-to-school eye exams ST.
In 2012, there were approximately 285 million visually-impaired people globally, and this number continues to rise every year. In an effort to help the blind, Microsoft has been working on an Alice band-like device that aims to assist those who are visually impaired “see” the environment around them.
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Sun Yat-sen University in China have shown that acute glaucoma in mice is largely an inflammatory disease and that high pressure in the eye causes vision loss by setting in motion an inflammatory response similar to that evoked by bacterial infections.
An international research project, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, reports that a new oral medication is showing significant progress in restoring vision to patients with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).
The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...
- In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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