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Vision Impairment And Nearsightedness More Pronounced In Those With Higher Levels Of Education

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Mainz University Medical Center demonstrates that education and behavior play as large a role in the development of myopia, or nearsightedness, as genetic factors do....

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2014-07-24 08:33:39

- Imprimis' proprietary ophthalmic compounded formulations now available by prescription in 32 states and territories - SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMMY), a vertically-integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary sterile and topical compounded drug formulations, announced today that two Key Opinion Leader (KOL) presentations that describe the benefits of dropless cataract...

2014-07-21 12:25:00

Prof. Koch joins other thought leaders in ophthalmology and optometry to help guide PowerVision through the development and launch of the first lens implant to restore clear vision at all distances BELMONT, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that Douglas D. Koch, M.D., the Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair of Ophthalmology, and Professor of Ophthalmology, at...

2014-07-17 08:29:09

VICTUS Platform Offers One of the Largest Arrays of FDA-Cleared Applications for Femto-Assisted Cataract and Refractive Surgery LAVAL, Quebec, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bausch + Lomb has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VICTUS(®) Femtosecond Laser Platform for laser-assisted lens fragmentation* during cataract...

2014-07-14 08:26:54

UITHOORN, The Netherlands, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - HOYA signs a multiple-year contract with Eye diagnostics innovator i-Optics to offer opticians the EasyScan 3 minute eye care test services for life-long eye health. i-Optics, the inventor of the Easyscan retinal imaging device and HOYA Vision Care signed a multiple-year contract to launch a unique collaboration in the optical retail market. i-Optics developed the EasyScan to make medical grade images of...

2014-07-10 23:01:04

Bellevue Clinic Offers New Revolutionary Technology from TearScience to Assess and Treat Evaporative Dry Eye Disease Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Bellevue LASIK and Cataract today announced the availability of LipiFlow®, a breakthrough treatment for dry eye sufferers. LipiFlow, from TearScience, treats the root cause of the most common form of dry eye disease, called Evaporative Dry Eye. This type of dry eye occurs when oil glands located in the eyelid do not secrete the oil...

2014-07-09 16:28:35

Combination Laser Platform Includes SLT and YAG for Treatment of Glaucoma and Cataract CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantel Medical today announced FDA 510(k) clearance for its Optimis Fusion(TM) integrated laser platform. The Optimis Fusion system combines advanced selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) photoregeneration therapy and traditional YAG photodisruption treatments to offer ophthalmologists a versatile armamentarium for treating both cataract and...

2014-07-07 23:06:44

Ophthalmologist and Cataract Specialist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, was published in the June 2014 Ophthalmology Management e-newsletter, which is emailed to ophthalmologists throughout the country. Fort Myers, Fl (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Ophthalmologist and Cataract Specialist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, was published in the June 2014 Ophthalmology Management e-newsletter, which is emailed to ophthalmologists throughout the country. His article on “Improving Cataract Surgery...

2014-07-07 23:04:28

The Braverman Eye Center now offers advanced surgery of cataract in Fort Lauderdale at the most cost-effective prices. The eye clinic is well known for freeing people with a cataract problem and regaining their lost vision. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Braverman Eye Center now offers advanced surgery of cataract in Fort Lauderdale at the most cost-effective prices. The eye clinic is well known for freeing people with a cataract problem and regaining their lost...

2014-07-07 23:03:18

Dr. Ramin Rabbani, optometrist in Los Angeles, now offering optical exams for complete eye are of his patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, is now offering comprehensive optical exams. Routine eye exams can be one of the best ways to preserve eye health and vision. When eye problems are diagnosed early, treatment can often delay or reduce the risk of the condition deteriorating and further damaging vision. Visit his Los Angeles eye...

2014-07-07 12:28:45

Comprehensive Eye Exam recommended as part of back-to-school checklist DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of August's Children's Eye Health and Safety Month, the Rand Eye Institute, a comprehensive eye care and surgical facility, is encouraging you to make the most of your children's education and maximize their potential, livelihood, and development by including a comprehensive eye exam as part of your child's back to school checklist....


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