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2014-08-08 23:02:17

Beginning on August 8th and ending August 10th, Eye Care associates is offering complimentary ground shipping in the USA on all orders $99 or more. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens solution, contact lens removers, designer sunglasses, designer optical frames, and other items related to eye care such as eye vitamins &...

2014-08-04 16:26:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of the Duette and UltraHealth families of contact lenses, has raised $12 million to accelerate expansion of its contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular corneas. The funding also will facilitate SynergEyes' strategic acquisitions in the field of specialty contact lenses. "As the contact lens industry increasingly focuses on commodity products, SynergEyes stands out...

2014-08-01 23:04:33

During the first weekend of August, Eye Care Associates is offering 3% off all orders along with complimentary shipping. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com. Both websites are online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related. Both websites are supervised by a team of eye care...

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2014-07-31 03:30:42

Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley What if computer screens had glasses instead of the people staring at the monitors? That concept is not too far afield from technology being developed by UC Berkeley computer and vision scientists. The researchers are developing computer algorithms to compensate for an individual’s visual impairment, and creating vision-correcting displays that enable users to see text and images clearly without wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses. The technology could...

2014-07-28 08:30:01

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers parents sight-saving advice for teens headed to college SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, a record 21.7 million students will attend a college or university in the United States.[1] Many teens will be living away from home for the first time without mom or dad around to reinforce healthy habits, including how to care for their eyes. Before students head for the dorms, ophthalmologists are providing parents with college...

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2014-07-26 04:48:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Having already waded knee-deep into the world of driverless cars, optical head-mounted displays and other wearable technology, Google is reportedly poised to tackle its biggest challenge yet – a perfectly healthy human body. According to Alistair Barr of The Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View, California-based firm’s Baseline Study project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular information from 175 men and women in...

2014-07-25 23:02:56

Eye & Vision, a leading optometry and ophthalmology group of eye doctors in Richardson, Texas is announcing ten years of operations in North Texas by expanding their specialty eye and vision care clinics and opening a first of a kind comprehensive visual electro physiology clinic in Richardson. Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Eye & Vision has announced the celebration of ten years of operations at their office location by expanding a new specialized ocular and vision...

2014-07-24 23:02:46

Entertainment Industries Council brings industry-leading makeup artists and eye-care professionals together to create dramatic public service campaign targeting dangerous decorative contact lens use in teens and young adults Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) have teamed with entertainment industry-leading artists from the TV series American Horror Story...

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...

2014-07-16 20:23:35

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The story of a Taiwanese student who lost her vision due to improper use of contact lenses serves as a reminder for Canadians to take great care of their own contact lenses. In Ontario, the dispensing of contact lenses is regulated and only available through Doctors of Optometry, opticians and physicians. "It's incredibly important that people buy their contacts through trusted sources, like a doctor of optometry," says Dr. Farooq Khan, President of the Ontario...


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2009-04-28 16:31:10

Professor Otto Wichterle is Czech inventor and chemist best known for pioneering a centrifugal casting method for the creation of contact lenses. Wichterle was born on October 27, 1913 in Prostejov which is in the Czech Republic. After graduating from high school, he chose to continue his education at the Chemical and Technological Faculty of the Czech Technical University and pursue a career in science. In 1939, Wichterle joined the research institute at Bata's works in Zlín where he...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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