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2011-07-22 06:44:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., the leader in hybrid contact lens technology, announced that ClearKone®, its second generation hybrid contact lens for irregular corneas, has been prescribed to more than 16,000 patients in 32 countries since the lens became available in late 2009. The high adoption rate of ClearKone® demonstrates that SynergEyes has successfully developed a hybrid contact lens that fits a broad spectrum of patients with irregular...

2011-07-13 09:45:00

DAYTON, Ohio, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have been wrong for 250 years about a fundamental aspect of tissue regeneration, according to a University of Dayton biologist who says his recent discovery is good news for humans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110103/DC23496LOGO) Watch University of Dayton biologist Panagiotis Tsonis explain his discovery: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X4fqVNjwJI In research published in Nature Communications this month,...

2011-07-13 06:45:00

ATLANTA, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Denise Filmore has received the life-changing gift of clear and comfortable vision thanks to the Sharing Vision Grant Program(TM) sponsored by SynergEyes, Inc. and Dr. David Sweeney at Insight Your Vision Source.

2011-07-09 00:00:31

Dr. David J. Schanzlin, a leader in the refractive surgery field, notices a rise in the number of women and men in San Diego interested in LASIK eye surgery. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Leading refractive surgeon and researcher Dr.

2011-06-06 17:25:00

June 11th benefit to support the Keratoconus Genetic Research Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Eye Defects Research Foundation/- "Vision in Venice" will be hosted by The G2 Gallery and will feature 11 year old prodigy, Benjamin Krasner in a rare concert performance.

2011-04-14 15:46:46

A University of Granada research group composed of professors Antonio Campos and Miguel Alaminos (histologists), María del Mar Pérez, Ana Ionescu and Juan de la Cruz Cardona (opticians) and the ophthalmologist Miguel González Andrades, University Hospital San Cecilio, Granada, have made the first bioartificial organ in Spain.

2011-04-06 23:07:57

Developmental processes are increasingly well-characterized at the molecular and cell biological levels, but how more complex tissues and organs involving the coordinated action of multiple cell types in three dimensions is achieved remains something of a black box.

2011-03-31 04:35:01

Singapore, Mar 31, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - At The Eye & Cornea Transplant Centre (TECTC), a subsidiary of Singapore Medical Group, a 39 year-old Taiwanese patient suffering from severe blinding conditions was the first person in Singapore to undergo a complex surgery involving a Boston Keratoprosthesis (Boston KPro) surgery together with ocular surface reconstruction with an amniotic membrane.

2011-03-29 06:40:00

MCHENRY, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A potentially blinding disease called keratoconus may now be stopped and even reversed with a new process applying vitamin B2 eye drops and low-dose ultraviolet light to the diseased eye.

2011-03-07 00:00:28

For patients with keratoconus and other corneal irregularities, a local eye care center offers a promising new contact lens for improved vision and comfort. Monroe Township, NJ (PRWEB) March 5, 2011 A local ophthalmology and optometry practice has become one of the first in the area to offer an innovative new treatment for keratoconus and other corneal irregularities.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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