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2014-08-14 23:09:25

Area cataract patients now have access to improved outcomes, safety and peace of mind by one of Virginia's top surgeons, Dr. Douglas Cullom, former Navy Commander. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Cullom Eye & Laser Center & Former Navy Commander, R. Douglas Cullom, MD, Williamsburg’s renowned eye surgeon and elite ophthalmology practice, announced that it is the first and only practice in Virginia to offer the Catalys Laser, a truly innovative technology that will...

2014-08-14 23:00:33

Five organizations have partnered for a five-year effort to bring high-quality eye care and vision-saving eye surgery to one of Guatemala’s neediest communities in the Baja Verapaz region—The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation (ASCRS Foundation), the University of Utah’s Moran Eye Center, The Hope Alliance, Alcon and Lions Club International. The effort will kick off with an initial, nine-day mission, which includes ophthalmologist and U.S. Senator Rand...

2014-08-08 12:25:19

Event Showcases Historic Step In The Development Of HelpMeSee's Signature High Tech MSICS Training Simulator FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee - a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness - and the Cornerstone Assistance Network - a nonprofit providing direct services to individuals and families struggling with poverty in, and around, Tarrant County, Texas - have teamed up to showcase a safe, low cost approach to curing cataract blindness...

2014-07-31 23:01:17

Nashville’s trusted eye surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center was one of the first to provide patients with a procedure known as Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) to successfully treat glaucoma, reducing or eliminating their dependency of expensive eye drops. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center in Nashville, TN was one of the first surgeons in the United States to successfully treat glaucoma by performing eye surgery using...

2014-07-29 23:01:56

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses. For many, the very first thing they do each morning is put on glasses to see their clock or make their way to the bathroom. These same individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when using their glasses because of cataracts. Cataracts may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. They can make...

2014-07-29 16:26:10

Historical Achievement in Chitrakoot Proves Unprecedented Program Outcomes NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee - a global campaign to eliminate blindness due to cataract - and Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya (SNC), Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust (SSSST; founded by Param Pujya Shri Ranchhoddasji Maharaj) - one of the largest rural eye care organizations in India - partnered together in with one goal in mind - to implement an evidence-based approach for eliminating...

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...

education impacts vision
2014-07-23 05:04:32

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. The findings, published in Ophthalmology, reveal that people become more nearsighted with each year of schooling completed. The vision impairment becomes more pronounced the higher the level of education achieved. The research team conducted the...

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...


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2012-06-14 10:15:44

Symbol: SCCA18 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   TOWI Tortula williamsii E.B. Bartram Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Scopelophila (Mitt.) Lindb....

2012-06-14 13:07:30

Symbol: PHCA28 Group: Lichen Family: Collemataceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Collemataceae Genus   Physma A. Massal. – physma lichen Species   Physma cataractaecola de Lesd. – cataract physma lichen

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.