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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.

2011-01-18 05:13:00

GLASGOW, Scotland, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optometry and Dispensing Optician students at Glasgow Caledonian University received a massive boost becoming the first in Scotland to benefit from state of the art eye diagnostic technology following a donation from Optical Express.

2011-01-10 00:00:51

Eye bank's revised site features transplant information, personal stories, giving opportunities and donor registration. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 8, 2011 Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley, the eye bank that coordinates corneal transplants for Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Southeast Pennsylvania, announced today the relaunch of its website, http://www.lebdv.org, following an extensive redesign by the Newark, Delaware-based firm Tipton Communications.

2010-10-21 10:27:00

DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What if the blind could suddenly see? A unique art exhibit featuring photographs taken by people who were once blind but can now see because of a corneal transplant opens in Denver with a special preview on November 13 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.


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  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
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