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Pesky Insect Inspires Practical Technology

Pesky Insect Inspires Practical Technology

John Arnst, American Institute of Physics Inspired by the Compound Eyes of Common Fly, Penn State Researchers Determine How to Make Miniature Omnidirectional Sources of Light and Optical Sensors In our vain human struggle to kill flies, our...

Latest Eye Stories

2014-09-19 23:05:43

CLEContactLenses.com is offering a fall into savings weekend sale which provides complimentary ground shipping within the USA plus 3% off your total purchase. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related such as prescription glasses and designer...

2014-09-18 23:09:16

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Feels Vindicated After Teaching about Computers and Dry Eye for Years. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Eye doctors have long known that staring at a computer screen for hours can cause the all-important basal tear film in the eyes to lose water and become dehydrated. A new study, recently reported in Salon.com* suggests that staring at a computer screen can also alter the tear film’s chemical structure. Kleyne has been teaching...

2014-09-16 08:30:21

Inaugural Conference Kicks Off International Vision Expo & Conference West in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ground-breaking eye care innovations that will revolutionize the vision care industry will be presented at The Future in Focus, a day-long event that kicks off the International Vision Expo & Conference West, the world's largest ophthalmic expo and conference. The Future in Focus features presentations from inventors and developers of eye care...

2014-09-15 04:21:15

Professor Eberhart Zrenner Leads Discussion of Alpha IMS Patient Results One Year Post Implantation at Europe's Largest Ophthalmology Conference LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of...

2014-09-09 08:30:53

In Contact Lenses Today, Dr. Katherine Mastrota writes that "great opportunity exists in the management of lid disease" with NovaBay's new i-Lid Cleanser NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omni Eye Services, a leading provider of ophthalmologic services at five locations in New York and New Jersey, today announced that Dr. Katherine M Mastrota, Center Director of Omni Eye Surgery in New York City, has written a treatment update for Contact Lenses Today describing a promising...

2014-09-09 08:27:56

New Research Confirms Cost Is a Top Barrier to Seeking Eye Care LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not being able to see well is no laughing matter. That's why nationally renowned standup comedian and radio personality Rickey Smiley has teamed up with America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses to create the Rickey Smiley Eyewear line and give more people the opportunity to see well and look good, too. Now available in 12 styles, these fashion-forward frames feature hot...

2014-09-08 23:00:44

The advanced stage retinitis pigmentosa patient – considered a trailblazer – now paves the way for her grown children and others also battling the same blinding eye disease Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 A 66 year old blind woman, who recently underwent successful surgery to receive the new FDA-approved “Argus® II” Retinal Prosthesis System in her eye, is already exceeding expectations in her progress to see again with the retinal implant often described as the...

2014-08-29 23:06:47

During Labor Day, Eye Care Associates is offering 30% off all orders. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com. Both websites are online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related. Both websites are supervised by a team of eye care professionals, Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and...

2014-08-28 23:08:35

Vizini, the comfort-centric strapless sun visor designed to prevent “hat hair” and headaches, wants to remind outdoor enthusiasts to protect their eyes when fall 2014 arrives this September. Round Hill, Virginia (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 “The fall sun may not shine as bright or feel as warm as what we experienced this past summer, but its harmful UV rays can still reach your eyes,” reports Rita Hockenbury, eye health enthusiast and creator of the Vizini strapless sun visor....

2014-08-27 12:31:13

Keck Medicine of USC patient sees for first time in 30 years only one week after implant LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Kulik saw fireworks for the first time in nearly 30 years this July 4 holiday, thanks to a groundbreaking retinal implant co-invented by Mark Humayun, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned clinician-researcher at the University of Southern California (USC) Eye Institute. Kulik is a 55-year-old Peoria, Ariz. resident who has retinitis...


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Eye
2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

Zonules of Zinn
2012-07-01 19:12:34

The Zonules of Zinn, also known as Zinn’s membrane and ciliary zonule, is a ring of fibrous strands connecting the ciliary body with the crystalline lens of the eye. The zonule of Zinn is split into two layers: a thin layer, which lines with the hyaloid fossa, and a thick layer, which is a collection of zonular fibers. Together, these fibers are known as the suspensory ligament of the lens. When color granules are displaced from the Zonules of Zinn, by friction against the lens, the...

Hurricane Features
2012-05-22 10:04:25

Location A: This is known as the Eye or the center of the Hurricane/Typhoon/Cyclone. This region is highlighted by the potential for calm winds and also the fact that it’s possible to see the sun or moon during the night. It also gives people false sense that the storm may be done, when in fact it is only at the half way point. Location B: This region is known as feeder bands that outline the center of the storm. In this region you will see very strong winds and also tornadoes and heavy...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 21:18:27

Tropical Cyclones have a life cycle they go through. The first stage is referred to as a wave when the satellite imagery picks up on an area of thunderstorm developing in the ocean in the tropical region. If the thunderstorms hold together and get better organized it will then get upgraded to a tropical depression. During this stage of its life it will have a better organization to its thunderstorms and also the winds will be increasing. The third stage that occurs is the formation of a...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-07 10:49:26

Tropical systems are weather features that form in the tropics and can become very intense areas of low pressure that impact many coastal regions throughout the world. They usually form between 5 and 15 latitude. This is because a tropical system is a vertical extension in the atmosphere of a large thunderstorm development. In order for these thunderstorms to move they need something in the upper levels to help them move. That is where the spinning of the earth comes into play for them which...

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Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.