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2014-06-26 12:32:17

BERLIN, Germany, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) introduces the next stage of their leading mobile eye tracking technology with full wireless control, enhanced productivity plus application modules for Virtual Reality, Shopper Insight and Neuromarketing The new SMI Eye Tracking Glasses 2 Wireless (SMI ETG 2w) [http://www.eyetracking-glasses.com/products/eye-tracking-glasses-2-wireless/technology ] come with wireless live capabilities for...

2014-06-24 12:28:49

Dr. Michael Bennett Only Private Sector Surgeon Selected Nationwide HONOLULU, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Bennett MD, FACS, founder of The Retina Institute of Hawaii, has been named one of thirteen prestigious surgeons across the United States to conduct the procedure for the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System. The Argus II (also called the "bionic eye") is an implantable visual prosthetic and was selected in 2013 CNN's Top 10, Time Magazine's Best Inventions and in...

2014-06-23 04:20:48

Retina Implant AG's Lead Clinical Trial Investigator Presents Patient Experiences with the Alpha IMS Subretinal Implant LONDON, June 23, 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 Tuebingen, Germany,...

2014-06-20 23:06:36

Japanese Study Indicates Decreased Tear Film Mucin Levels in Dry Eye Similar to Computer Eye Strain Mucin Levels Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 New research supports what radio host and water researcher and entrepreneur Sharon Kleyne has been teaching for years – that computer eye strain is a form of dry eye disease with similar symptoms resulting from similar physiological changes in the eyes’ tear film. The Osaka, Japan study, comparing levels of the tear film’s mucin...

2014-06-19 23:02:23

During the first weekend of summer, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all contact lens solutions. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 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,...

2014-06-06 23:07:16

Bio-Logic Aqua Research Founder and Radio Host Sharon Kleyne’s Tips on Preventing Computer Eye Strain Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Computer eye strain complaints such as fatigue, headache, burning eyes and blurred vision are becoming all too familiar. Among individuals spending more than three hours a day at a computer, the rate of computer eye strain is estimated at 90%. The most common symptom, according to Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water®...

2014-06-04 23:02:16

Summer activities can leave eyes vulnerable and unprotected. It’s important to take the proper precautions to keep eyes safe all season long. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 It’s the start of summer and that means it’s time for sports, sunshine and home improvement projects, all of which can leave eyes injured and hurting. Weil Eye Care knows that the summer season is chock full of potential hazards for eyes, but with a little preparation, they can be protected from injury....

2014-06-04 08:26:49

Optical Industry Partners to Host a Variety of Engaging Activities in The Buckle, Including the Chance to Win a Darius Rucker Signed Guitar, Demos of Transitions Signature Lenses, Free Vision Screenings, and Much More PINELLAS PARK, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate consumers about the importance of healthy, enhanced vision and its connection to enjoying the "sights" in everyday life, Transitions® adaptive lenses(TM) and industry partner Visionworks will...

2014-05-26 23:02:45

During Memorial Day, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all orders. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 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...

2014-05-26 12:23:09

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Lens Markets in the Top 5 European Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/lens_markets_top_european_countries_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.html The industry report package Lens Markets in the Top 5 European countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the...


Latest Eye Reference Libraries

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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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