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2013-02-06 23:03:43

The Retina Group of New York (RGONY) with offices in Hicksville and Hauppauge, NY, has announced the availability of JETREA® (Ocriplasmin), the first non-surgical treatment for patients with symptomatic Vitreo-macular Adhesion (VMA) or Vitreo-macular Traction (VMT). Hicksville and Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 The Retina Group of New York (RGONY) with offices in Hicksville and Hauppauge, NY, has announced the availability of JETREA® (Ocriplasmin), the first non-surgical...

2013-01-08 10:16:32

A new study has found that adults with diabetes in Ontario are getting significantly fewer government-funded eye exams than they were a decade ago, a key component of high-quality diabetes care essential to preventing diabetes-related eye complications. The decrease is an unintended consequence of the provincial government´s decision in 2004 to delist routine eye exams from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan for healthy adults under age 65, said lead researcher Dr. Tara Kiran....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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