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2014-08-08 12:25:19

Event Showcases Historic Step In The Development Of HelpMeSee's Signature High Tech MSICS Training Simulator FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee - a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness - and the Cornerstone Assistance Network - a nonprofit providing direct services to individuals and families struggling with poverty in, and around, Tarrant County, Texas - have teamed up to showcase a safe, low cost approach to curing cataract blindness...

2014-08-07 23:04:10

Global Retinal Vein Occlusion Market 2014-2018 analyzes key players like Bayer AG, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Novartis AG and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Alimera Sciences, Bristol-Myers Squibb, NicOx, Santen Pharmaceutical and Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 One of the growth-pertaining trends in the market is the introduction of biologics as a treatment option for retinal vein occlusion. Drugs such as Avastin (bevacizumab) and Lucentis (ranibizumab),...

2014-08-06 23:05:53

The objective of the project is to produce a stand-alone 20-cell refreshable braille display for $300 (or £200) which will bring refreshable braille within the reach of children in developing countries and will provide libraries in developed countries with a viable alternative to hard copy braille. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Orbit Research LLC and the Transforming Braille Group LLC are pleased to announce an agreement to produce a low cost, refreshable braille display....

2014-08-05 12:25:50

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market and Survey for Retinopathy Screening Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/u_s_market_survey_retinopathy_screening_devices.htmlAbstract:The market for diabetic retinopathy screening devices is in its infancy. Growth is expected under all forecast scenarios; however, the rate of growth will be determined by pricing and reimbursement. Several different...

2014-08-01 23:05:29

The Miracle Cure is a new product created by Kevin Richardson which aims to be the definitive program on vision improvement that can be used by any sufferer ailing from any kind of visual impairment. A full review of the kit on the site Vinamy.com indicates whether the program is worth buying or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Blindness is a reversible ailment these days. However, it can be argued that the scientists of today, despite well-meaning efforts, still have a long way...

2014-07-31 23:01:17

Nashville’s trusted eye surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center was one of the first to provide patients with a procedure known as Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) to successfully treat glaucoma, reducing or eliminating their dependency of expensive eye drops. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center in Nashville, TN was one of the first surgeons in the United States to successfully treat glaucoma by performing eye surgery using...

2014-07-30 23:04:02

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, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 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. The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) has been raising awareness since 1971. The foundation has over 50 volunteer groups across the United States...

2014-07-29 23:01:56

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses. For many, the very first thing they do each morning is put on glasses to see their clock or make their way to the bathroom. These same individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when using their glasses because of cataracts. Cataracts may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. They can make...

2014-07-29 16:26:10

Historical Achievement in Chitrakoot Proves Unprecedented Program Outcomes NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee - a global campaign to eliminate blindness due to cataract - and Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya (SNC), Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust (SSSST; founded by Param Pujya Shri Ranchhoddasji Maharaj) - one of the largest rural eye care organizations in India - partnered together in with one goal in mind - to implement an evidence-based approach for eliminating...

2014-07-24 16:28:03

Well-known San Francisco businessman and philanthropist believed in research to find a glaucoma cure. SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) received a $1 million bequest from Paul S. May, a well-known San Francisco businessman and philanthropist who passed away in September 2013. In 2008, Mr. May and his longtime partner Frank Stein announced their plan to establish "The Frank Stein and Paul S. May Grants for Innovative Glaucoma...


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

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...

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