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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.

2011-02-03 08:40:49

New surgical strategies use a single donor cornea to help two patients with different cornea diseases.

2011-02-01 21:44:45

German researcher Claus Cursiefen, MD, also affiliated with Harvard School of Medicine, reports good results with a new surgical strategy that uses a single donor cornea to help two patients with differing corneal diseases.

2011-01-25 15:54:52

Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered a new method to fight bacterial infections associated with contact lenses.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.