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2014-05-20 12:31:23

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lens Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/lens_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThe industry report package Lens Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future...

2014-05-16 08:26:47

NUREMBERG, Germany, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prof Mark S. Humayun delivers the honorary lecture: With Argus(R) II, retinal prostheses are a reality, outlining best achieved vision in 30 implanted patients after 5 years Die Innovator's Lecture or Albrecht-von-Graefe Lecture is one of the highlights of the International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC) and an invitation to attend is a great distinction for...

2014-05-10 23:03:14

Prescription motorcycle glasses with free-form digital lens technology are now more perfect than ever before. But until last month, this advanced lens design was only available on single vision or progressive lenses, so riders looking for the benefits of the bifocal design did not have any good options. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Prescription motorcycle glasses often have a wrapped frame to provide the most peripheral vision. A new free-form surfacing design has made it possible to...

2014-05-07 11:02:43

Seeking better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists are also looking for better treatments and cure for disease that afflicts millions The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery—both in the laboratory and in the clinic. A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this by gaining a better understanding of the inner workings of tear film distribution over the eye's surface. This,...

2014-05-06 12:29:46

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lens Markets in the top 5 American countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/lens_markets_top_american_countries_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThe industry report package Lens Markets in the Top 5 American countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the...

2014-05-06 12:27:29

Working to gain a better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists also seek better treatments or a cure for disease that afflicts millions WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery--both in the laboratory and in the clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/DC39790LOGO A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this...

2014-05-02 23:04:36

For patient convenience, Dr. Ramin Rabbani is now promoting a spring sale on lenses. The right frames can enhance the self-confidence of a person, and at this low price, there is no reason not to spring into action. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, OD, is now offering a spring sale that makes vision care more affordable than ever. For a limited time, patients can get computer lenses or reading glasses plus select frames for just $140. Healthy...

Some Wasps Developed Bigger Eyes To See Social Cues Better
2014-04-30 03:57:42

Robert Sanders, University of California - Berkeley Social communication drove evolution of larger facets in acute zone of compound eye Some wasps have developed bigger eyes, and thus better vision, to read the social cues written on the faces of their sister wasps, according to a new University of California, Berkeley, study. "The Big Bad Wolf had it right," said lead author Michael Sheehan, a UC Berkeley postdoctoral fellow. "When Little Red Riding Hood said, 'Goodness, what big...

2014-04-29 23:04:14

Entertainment industry-leading makeup artists and eye-care professionals release dramatic public service campaign with Entertainment Industries Council targeting dangerous practices with decorative contact lens use in teens and young adults. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) have teamed up with entertainment industry-leading artists from the TV series...

2014-04-29 16:29:45

- Paul Hans Continues to Serve Community in New Hyde Park, N.Y. - MASON, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced it has signed an agreement with a long-time licensee to assume ownership of the Pearle Vision location in New Hyde Park, N.Y. Paul Hans, along with sons Michael and Daniel Hans, now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 932 Hillside Avenue. The center...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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