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2014-07-07 08:28:27

American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds older adults to have a comprehensive eye exam if they notice signs of low vision SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.[1] As part of its support for Senior Independence Month this July, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is providing older adults with low vision guidance on...

2014-06-03 12:37:18

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Translational Regenerative Medicine: Market Prospects 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/translational_regenerative_medicine_market_prospects_2012_2022.html Report DetailsOur new study shows you the commercial potential of regenerative treatmentsWhat does the future hold for regenerative medicine? Visiongain's brand new report shows you potential revenues to...

2014-06-03 08:33:15

Eye physicians and surgeons clear up the facts about the lens-clouding eye condition SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding eye condition, and the incidence is set to grow by 50 percent by 2020.[1] As part of its efforts to support Cataract Awareness Month this June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye...

2014-03-19 08:28:19

Study shows modifiable lifestyle behaviors may alter the odds of developing sight loss not correctable with glasses or contact lenses SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A physically active lifestyle and occasional drinking are associated with a reduced risk of developing visual impairment, according to a study published online this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130405/MM89329LOGO Visual...

2014-02-13 20:21:59

Bob Costas' worsening conjunctivitis a reminder of the dangers of eye infections SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Bob Costas' worsening eye infection prompts him to step away from his Sochi Olympics reporting duties, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding the public of the importance of seeking prompt medical treatment and practicing good hygiene to reduce the spread of what can be highly infectious eye conditions....

2014-02-12 12:31:06

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Translational Regenerative Medicine: Market Prospects 2014-2024Report DetailsOur new study shows you the commercial potential of regenerative treatmentsWhat does the future hold for regenerative medicine? Visiongain's brand new report shows you potential revenues to 2024, assessing data, trends, opportunities and prospects there.Our study lets you assess regenerative medicine: cell-based...

2013-08-20 23:25:25

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Carrie Breaux, DVM, MVSc, DACVO (Veterinary Ophthalmologist) is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. In addition to sharing valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, Dr. Breaux will also act as a PetsPage.com media spokesperson in many areas of veterinary medicine including eye diseases in pets and the advanced techniques available in treating pet eye disorders. Boise, Idaho...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
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