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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.

2010-09-21 11:05:53

The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, with Principal Investigator, Peter S. Hersh M.D., is conducting a research study to study the safety and effectiveness of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) using Riboflavin/Dextran and Hypotonic Riboflavin in patients with progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia.

2010-09-16 11:40:00

TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, with Principal Investigator, Peter S.

2010-08-31 07:23:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyegenix(TM), the ophthalmic division of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc.

2010-08-26 12:51:39

FibroGen, Inc., today announced results of a 2-year clinical study demonstrating that surgical implantation of biosynthetic corneas formulated with the company's proprietary recombinant human type III collagen (rhCIII) restored vision and promoted nerve regeneration (restoring sensitivity) in patients who had corneal damage and significant vision loss.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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