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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...

2014-07-29 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...

2014-07-21 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...

2014-06-30 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...

2014-06-16 16:24:40

Proceeds to support company through the completion of the ongoing CE Mark study and the launch of the U.S. pivotal study of the FluidVision(TM) accommodating intraocular lens BELMONT, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the company has completed a $30 million Series D financing round. New investors Aisling Capital and Correlation Venture...

2014-06-04 20:22:10

In the news release, The American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Guidance to Help Improve Public Understanding of Cataracts, issued 03-Jun-2014 by American Academy of Ophthalmology over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding eye condition, and the incidence is set to grow by 50 percent by 2050" rather than "Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding...

2014-06-03 12:39:40

Aging of Baby Boomers Generation Creates Unprecedented Demand for Cataract Surgery SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report released by Prevent Blindness America, a national nonprofit organization, more than 24 million adults in the United States suffer from cataracts, a condition that clouds the lens and prevents or changes the light that passes into the eye. Cataract surgery ranks as the most common surgical procedure, with nearly 19 million procedures performed each...

2014-06-03 08:33:15

Eye physicians and surgeons clear up the facts about the lens-clouding eye condition SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding eye condition, and the incidence is set to grow by 50 percent by 2020.[1] As part of its efforts to support Cataract Awareness Month this June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye...

2014-05-28 23:12:32

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy warns patients about the dangers of UV exposure in response to recent study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Recently, the American Academy of Ophthalmology released a study showing that a majority of Americans are unaware of the risks posed by ultraviolet (UV) light. Health risks associated with UV rays include diseases such as eye cancer, cataracts, and pterygium. Though these conditions can be...

2014-04-08 12:32:06

Dr. Sandy T. Feldman Provides Tips for Individuals with Cataracts SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) estimates that approximately 22 million Americans over the age of 40 suffer from cataracts, while more than half will be diagnosed with this condition by the time they reach the age of 80. According to a recent study conducted by the AAO, it was determined that individuals who undergo cataract surgery to correct their vision have a lower...


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2008-05-22 18:26:48

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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