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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.


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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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • 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.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.