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2015-05-05 16:29:51

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North American ophthalmology glaucoma surgery device market was valued at $94.9 million in 2014, and is estimated to grow

2015-05-05 16:27:53

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) made its new, accessible HTML5 embedded video player available as a free download.

2015-05-05 16:27:25

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American ophthalmology surgery devices market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-05-05 16:26:50

MISSION, Kan., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Which health screenings and exams are top priorities for you? If you're like most adults, monitoring your weight, cholesterol, and blood

2015-05-04 23:04:17

Breakthrough eyedrop therapeutic to treat Diabetic Retinopathy. Oklahoma City, OK and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 EyeCRO LLC and NeuMedics Inc.,

2015-05-04 08:30:07

New strategy aims to combine ophthalmic medical devices and pharmaceutical products to address multi-billion dollar markets in treating ophthalmic diseases

2015-05-04 08:28:13

For Rare Eye Disease First Appearing in Childhood or Adolescence LEXINGTON, Massachusetts and COLUMBIA, Maryland, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP,

2015-04-27 04:21:48

ISNES, Belgium, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- iSTAR Medical SA, a Belgium ophthalmic device company, announced today the appointment of Michel Lussier as Chairman of the company's Board of

2015-04-24 23:00:50

Anne Taylor, who has served as the National Federation of the Blind's director of Access Technology for over ten years, is assuming a new position as Senior Program Manager in the Trusted

2015-04-23 23:06:13

NFB Independence Market to Sell Training Bundle Exclusively on NLS Cartridge Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) April 23, 2015

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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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