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2015-01-20 08:33:49

MIAMI, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc.

2015-01-20 08:33:13

Program leverages experience with lead Phase 3 program in inherited retinal dystrophies (IRDs) and expands relationship with the Center for Retinal and Ocular Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania

2015-01-16 08:25:33

Adrienne Graves, PhD, Nobel Laureate Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, and Masayo Takahashi, MD, PhD to be honored at Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2015-01-14 12:26:51

ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc.

2015-01-12 16:23:52

CEO Tells San Francisco Forum That It Treats the Largest Glaucoma Patient Segment SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc.

2015-01-12 08:31:54

American Academy of Ophthalmology issues six tips to help patients overcome treatment challenges SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2015-01-08 23:01:59

CrawfordTech's donation will ensure Edie Mourre Scholarship continues to educate Braille professionals Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 Crawford

2015-01-07 08:31:15

With an impressive line-up of presenters of leaders from the North American DeafBlind community and other leaders overseas, this event is accessible in spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL),

2015-01-07 04:21:24

PARIS, January 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This public - private project with an overall budget of EUR 47 million aims to restore vision to legally blind patients with


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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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