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2014-10-21 16:28:12

The American Optometric Association reminds patients that yearly, comprehensive eye exams remain a critical pathway to eye and vision health ST. LOUIS, Oct.

2014-10-20 08:31:01

Nepal study shows tablet-based test could lead to earlier intervention and improved eye health outcomes in low-resource communities CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-10-19 12:21:14

First-of-its-kind device may solve issue of poor patient compliance with eye drops CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-10-18 12:21:24

Study shows iPhone ophthalmoscope could be an effective, lower-cost solution for monitoring diabetic retinopathy in remote populations CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-10-17 12:28:42

No More Cataract Panel Discussion Addressed Cataract Blindness Elimination NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-10-17 08:25:43

InnFocus MicroShunt® showing promising results in reducing IOP in glaucoma patients. CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-10-17 08:25:21

Fourteen Physicians, Eight New to the IRIDEX Podium, will Share their Experiences using MicroPulse® Laser Therapy for Retina and Glaucoma MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-14 08:32:02

- AIMing to establish a new treatment for ophthalmologic diseases - TOKYO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc.


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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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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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