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2014-01-02 23:04:58

San Antonio Eye Center has extended a variety of specials for the holiday season. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 San Antonio Eye Center is excited to announce that they are now offering a variety of specials on eye exams and prescriptions for the holiday season. The holidays are the perfect time for patients to get their eyes checked, and the San Antonio Eye Center encourages their patients to take advantage of the current deals that they are offering. One of the new holiday...

2013-12-31 23:20:39

Eye Care Associates is reminding everyone that they possess less than 24 hours to spend their health care flexible spending funds to avoid losing them. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of Shopcle.com and CleContactLenses.com an online e-tailer that sells designer sunglasses, designer prescription frames, contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact lens solution and eye vitamins amongst many...

Scientists Use Drug To Repair Rare Birth Defect
2013-12-22 17:37:52

University of British Columbia Success in mouse model is first instance of drug reversing a congenital deformity University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientists have developed a potential cure for a rare eye disease, showing for the first time that a drug can repair a birth defect. They formulated the drug Ataluren into eye drops, and found that it consistently restored normal vision in mice who had aniridia (ANN-uh-ridee- uh), a condition that severely limits...

2013-12-17 23:02:10

New vision plan for employers offered by New Jersey largest health insurer. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) today announced a new vision plan for employers to provide employees and their families with affordable coverage for their vision care. The Horizon Vision Program will offer a number of product options for employers with more than 50 employees with coverage starting on January 1, 2014. “Providing affordable coverage for...

2013-12-17 23:01:41

Eye Care Associates is providing complimentary ground shipping on its websites clecontactlenses.com and shopcle.com on December 18th, 2013. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of Shopcle.com and CleContactLenses.com an online e-tailer that sells designer sunglasses, designer prescription frames, contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact lens solution and eye vitamins amongst many other eye...

2013-12-15 23:00:06

2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Glasses Lens Industry is the new market research report added to the online library of DeepResearchReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Glasses Lens Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China glass lens market. The report provides basic glass lens information including glass lens definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure...

2013-12-11 23:20:52

Eye Care Associates is reminding everyone that the end of the year is fast approaching and there is only 20 days remaining for all to spend their health care flexible spending funds to avoid losing them before it is forgotten with the holidays fast approaching. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of Shopcle.com and CleContactLenses.com an online e-tailer that sells designer sunglasses, designer...

contact lens treats glaucoma
2013-12-10 10:40:29

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A contact lens that slowly releases drugs into the eye to treat glaucoma has been developed by researchers at MIT, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The lenses provide a sort of 'hands free' alternative to medicated eye drops or more expensive treatments such as laser surgery for treating glaucoma. Glaucomas are eye disorders arising from build-up of pressure on the optic nerve which acts as a bridge...

2013-12-04 23:04:50

Eye Care Associates is reminding everyone, that the end of the year is approaching and the clock is ticking for all to spend their health care flexible spending funds to avoid losing them. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of Shopcle.com and CleContactLenses.com an online e-tailer that sells designer sunglasses, designer frames, contact lenses, contact lens removers and vitamins amongst many...

2013-12-04 23:01:35

David Compertore, scientist at Rochester-based Lumetrics Inc, presents latest findings on spherical aberration standards to the optics community at the 2013 OptiFab conference. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The leading manufacturer of thickness measurement and non-contact measurement solutions, Lumetrics®, Inc. was selected to present at the prominent 2013 OptiFab conference and exhibition. David Compertore, Lumetrics scientist, presented his work on spherical aberration...


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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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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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