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2014-10-14 08:33:14

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalon Medical Corp. to feature transpalpebral Diaton tonometer at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, AAO 2014. Diaton tonometer will be featured alongside the Company's new VuPad(TM) ultrasound system. Diaton tonometry demo and training sessions available at Exhibit #526 with support from BiCOM Inc home of Diaton. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151719LOGO Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151720LOGO...

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 -...

2014-07-17 23:07:03

The Cornea Society has awarded the Castroviejo Medal, the society’s highest honor, to UC-Davis Health System Eye Center Professor and Chair Mark J. Mannis, MD, F.A.C.S. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Cornea Society has awarded the Castroviejo Medal, the society’s highest honor, to UC-Davis Health System Eye Center Professor and Chair Mark J. Mannis, MD, F.A.C.S. The medal, named in honor of Ramon Castroviejo, the father of modern corneal transplant surgery and the...

Human Stem Cells Lead To Corneal Regrowth, Improved Vision In Mice
2014-07-03 08:25:39

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In an exciting new study, researchers have discovered a way to collect cells for the regeneration of corneal tissue – the clear membrane covering the pupil that directs light into the back of the eye. The research team from Boston reported that purified human stem cells were used to improve long-term vision in mice. Currently, the team is waiting for FDA-approval to begin patient clinical trials. This collaborative research...

2014-05-13 15:21:34

Elsevier Health Sciences Corneal nerve fiber assessment proposed for managing patients with HIV-induced peripheral neuropathy, according to The American Journal of Pathology Corneal nerve fiber assessment has great potential as a tool to diagnose and monitor peripheral neuropathy induced by HIV, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The results of their study are published in The American Journal of Pathology. Although corneal nerve assessments have shown...

2014-05-08 23:14:04

Imagine a new eye-dentity with ‘Everlasting Eye Color,’ a cutting-edge surgical procedure that enables surgeons to change the color of a patient’s eyes for cosmetic reasons. Kuwait (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Have you ever wanted to change the color of your eyes permanently? The Beverly Hills Medical Center of Kuwait (BHMC), a state-of-the-art surgery center that connects Gulf-area residents with some of the most prestigious surgeons from around the world, is now offering an outpatient...

2014-05-07 11:02:43

Seeking better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists are also looking for better treatments and cure for disease that afflicts millions The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery—both in the laboratory and in the clinic. A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this by gaining a better understanding of the inner workings of tear film distribution over the eye's surface. This,...

2014-05-06 12:27:29

Working to gain a better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists also seek better treatments or a cure for disease that afflicts millions WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery--both in the laboratory and in the clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/DC39790LOGO A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this...

2014-05-02 08:24:37

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted technologies, today announced results from the assessment of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) protein levels following intravitreal injection, of RXI?109 in the eyes of cynomolgus monkeys, as part of a dose-range finding study to...

2014-03-11 16:23:15

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Breakthroughs in Ophthalmic Devices and Drug Delivery Technologies (Technical Insights) Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms Vital for Ophthalmic Device and Drug Delivery InnovationThe aging of the population around the world will consequently lead to a rapid increase in the 65-and-over population by 2030, a population that accounts for the highest incidence and prevalence of eye...


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