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2013-10-14 23:03:13

DIATON® through the Eyelid Tonometer Pen is words only tonometer pen for glaucoma testing to allow measurements of intraocular pressure IOP through upper eyelid and sclera without numbing drops, effect of the central corneal parameters, or touching the eyeball. DIATON® tonometer pen is a trusted choice for Emergency Room (ER) or Emergency Departments (ED). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 DIATON® Tonometer Pen ( BiCOM Inc, USA) worlds only Non-corneal, Non-contact,...

2013-07-02 23:00:14

It is best to leave fireworks to the professionals, but here are some safety tips on what to do if you or someone near you receives an eye injury this Fourth of July. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Fireworks are synonymous with Independence Day celebrations, but the thrill of fireworks can cause serious eye injuries. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports about 200 Americans suffer eye-related injuries on a daily basis in the month and around the July Fourth holiday. What...

2013-04-19 16:25:27

Conditions include dry eye disease, xerostomia (dry mouth), interstitial cystitis (bladdar inflammation), and postmenopausal vaginal atrophy Natural lubricants play an important role in health, including a well-known effect to help prevent osteoarthritis in knee and ankle joints. However, much is still unknown about their role and function in other areas of the body. Researchers for the first time have discovered that the surface of the eye produces "lubricin," the same substance that...

2013-03-11 23:00:17

Prevent Blindness America is observing “Workplace Eye Wellness Month" in March, 2013 in an effort to promote vision care services in the workplace. Dr. Ilan Cohen weighs in on workplace hazards that can cause serious injury to the cornea and how workers can protect themselves. Old Bridge, NJ (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Prevent Blindness America is observing “Workplace Eye Wellness Month" in March, 2013 in an effort to promote vision care services in the workplace. Dr. Ilan Cohen...

2011-01-10 15:41:55

Bottle rockets can cause significant eye injuries in children, often leading to permanent loss of vision, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the May print issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Of the estimated 9,200 emergency department admissions resulting from fireworks-related injuries each year, about 1,400 cases involve the eyes, according to background information in the article. A disproportionate number of these injuries are...

2010-12-07 23:01:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each day nearly 2,000 American workers suffer from avoidable workplace eye injuries that require medical treatment. Despite the risk of eye injury, many workers bypass appropriate precautions to protect their eyes. Today The Vision Council, with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), announced the release of a new issue brief, Eye Safety At-a-Glance: Protecting Your Vision at Work, about the importance of protecting eyes...

2010-09-27 06:52:00

Capuano is long-time supporter of Vision and Brain Injury Research BOSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 27 at 2 p.m., Congressman Michael Capuano will address an audience of doctors and scientists from the military and the Schepens Eye Research Institute to praise them for and encourage them to continue collaborative efforts to find treatments and cures for brain and eye injuries sustained on the battlefield. Capuano, whose speech will kick off a three-day symposium...


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