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2014-08-25 23:01:42

In preparation for back to school, the vision center is offering tips on how to preserve vision during the upcoming school season. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Summer is just about over, which means that school will be beginning again soon. For students, it’s important to maintain healthy vision and avoid vision problems so that they can be successful all year long. 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley has tips and information on vision problem prevention for students. Vision...

2014-08-22 23:01:39

Shane Michaels releases a review of Restore My Vision Today, a method developed by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson to naturally restore 20/20 vision. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Restore My Vision Today, a method developed by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson to help people discover how they can get rid of glasses, contacts, and avoid corrective vision surgery by instead improving their eyesight naturally has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative...

2014-08-22 23:01:31

Shane Michaels releases a review of Natural Clear Vision, a program created by Kevin Richardson to help people discover how they can restore near-perfect vision naturally. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Natural Clear Vision, a how-to guide and program developed by Kevin Richardson to restore his own vision from legally blind to perfect 20/20 vision has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “There is a huge portion of the population today that...

2014-08-18 08:28:21

Researchers, federal health officials and industry partners to explore prevention strategies SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a contact lens microbiology workshop on Sept. 12 aimed at preventing Acanthamoeba keratitis, a rare infection among contact lens wearers that causes severe eye pain, redness, light sensitivity and potential vision loss. The event is jointly sponsored by the Academy, the U.S. Food and...

2014-08-14 08:29:23

Additional funding is needed to further this important research. NORTH YORK, Ontario, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keratoconus is a degenerative eye disorder in which the cornea thins out and changes shape, becoming more conical than normal. This disease, usually diagnosed in adolescents, can cause vision distortion and sensitivity to light, affecting a person's ability to drive a car or read. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136171 Photo -...

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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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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