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2014-07-02 08:27:55

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Israeli Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (TASE: BOLT) (OTCQX: BLGTY), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations grouped into clusters around defined medical conditions, announces the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued patent number 8,765,166 covering the device that is inserted into the eye to treat an ocular condition that contains an active agent of a free acid salt form of a...

The Blind Outperform Sighted People When Using Haptic Technology
2014-07-02 08:00:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research in the burgeoning field of haptic technology at the University of California-Berkeley has discovered that people who are blind or visually impaired tend to outmaneuver their sighted counterparts – especially when they used both hands and multiple fingers to find their way around. The reason that blind subjects outperformed people with normal-range eyesight when it comes to using haptic (or tactile) technology is...

2014-06-30 23:03:13

Davis Vision Center helps patients know the signs of cataracts and get help early. South Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With June being Cataract Awareness Month, Dr. Brian Davis and his staff at Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT have been promoting patient education about the signs of cataracts and how they can prevent them. While Davis Vision Center is one of the leading providers of LASIK surgery in Utah, they also specialize in cataract surgery for patients with cloudy or...

2014-06-30 08:31:35

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Israeli Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (TASE: BOLT)(OTCQX: BLGTY), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations grouped into clusters around defined medical conditions, announces that the first patient has been enrolled in the U.S. into a FDA Phase 1/2a clinical trial with Eye-D(R), the company's controlled-release latanoprost insert for the treatment of glaucoma. This randomized,...

2014-06-30 04:21:34

Professor Eberhart Zrenner Discusses the Future of Artificial Vision at Premier International Ophthalmology Meeting PARIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of Tuebingen, Germany, presented...

2014-06-28 23:02:10

A new study recently determined that chronic sunlight exposure can increase the risk of developing a cataract. Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center explains common cataract symptoms and shares tips on how to reduce one’s risk of developing a cataract. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Renowned Ophthalmologist, Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center has performed over 10,000 cataract and ocular surgeries on middle Tennessee’s eyes. Although most everyone is well aware...

2014-06-27 16:23:51

Ophthalmologists recommend prescription medications and surgical treatments to maximize therapeutic results and minimize risks SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - is reminding the public that it does not recommend marijuana or other cannabis products for the treatment of glaucoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130405/MM89329LOGO Based on analysis by...

2014-06-27 08:24:56

DUBLIN, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9kp9sq/ophthalmic_drugs) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International (Dry eye, Anti-glaucoma, Anti-allergy/inflammatory/infective, Retinal Drugs) Ophthalmic Drugs Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global ophthalmic drugs market is rapidly growing due to increasing prevalence of eye disorders...

2014-06-26 23:05:00

Echo-Sense CheckMates glasses help Dr. Michael Arbitman, of imUNEEK, to see greater independence. Florida Reading & Vision Technology, Inc. will feature CheckMates at upcoming National Federation of the Blind National Convention in Orlando, FL - July 2-5, 2014. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Echo-Sense, Inc. has recently introduced a fascinating product designed to allow family members, friends and colleagues of people who are blind and visually impaired to offer assistance...

2014-06-26 16:25:11

CHOP Expert Leads Telemedicine Study Aimed at Improving Outcomes in Underserved Children PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trained non-physician evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens at a remote central reading center successfully identified newborn infants likely to require a specialized medical evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a leading cause of treatable blindness. Findings from a new multicenter study strengthen...


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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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