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2014-04-22 16:27:08

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/lens_markets_western_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThe industry report package Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends,...

2014-04-15 16:28:05

SARATOGA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, today announced two changes to its Board of Directors. Ophthalmic industry veteran, Mark Forchette has joined the board in a new seat; John Ryan is filling ONSET Ventures existing board seat. Mark Forchette brings thirty years of experience in ophthalmic sales, marketing and business unit...

2014-04-11 23:01:23

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and Weil Eye Care is offering tips to help keep eyes protected during sports. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, Weil Eye Care reminds coaches, parents and athletes to make sure to use proper eye protection while taking part in athletic activities. The Optical Boutique at Weil Eye Care carries a large selection of sports eyewear...

2014-04-10 12:27:07

MASON, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced today plans to convert 9 of its neighborhood eye care centers in Florida from company-owned to licensee-owned. Locations are immediately available in South Florida, Orlando, Gainesville and Naples, as well as other markets located throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130709/NY43871LOGO The company is currently seeking qualified...

2014-04-08 11:48:00

New research from University of Liverpool scientists has cast doubt on the theory that neurological behavior is a product of culture in people of Chinese origin. Scientists tested three groups – students from mainland China, British people with Chinese parents and white British people – to see how quickly their eyes reacted to dots appearing in the periphery of their vision. These rapid eye movements, known as saccades, were timed in all of the participants to see which of them were...

2014-04-06 20:20:30

Leading Ophthalmologists Provide an Update on Breakthroughs in Artificial Vision Research TOKYO, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, M.D., coordinating investigator and founding director of the Institute for Ophthalmologic Research at University Eye Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany, presented an update on breakthroughs in artificial...

2014-03-28 23:23:06

Dry Eye is Most Common in Spring and Eye Make-up Can Make Dry Eye Worse, Says Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 With dry eye complaints increasing worldwide, individuals who wear eye make-up might wonder if products such as mascara and eyeliner could become a contributing factor in dry eye symptoms. Water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne recently offered several tips to improve the safety of eye make-up use and reduce the chances of eye...

2014-03-27 08:39:33

TELTOW, Germany and LEHI, Utah, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) and Converus announce that Converus has OEM'ed the SMI Eye Tracker for inclusion in EyeDetect - Converus' patent-pending solution for efficient and reliable detection of deception. Converus CEO cites SMI's RED-oem eye tracker's exceptional data quality as a key reason. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/677766 ) Utah-based deception detection technology...

2014-03-26 23:03:17

Van Uden Center client speaks live on an online radio show Monday, Thursday and Friday from 12-6 p.m. on Iridology. Corona, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A client of VAN UDEN CENTER recently began speaking live on La Nueva Radio International Monday, Thursday and Friday from 12-1 p.m. He speaks on the topic of Iridology and the benefits of Iridology exams. The public is welcome to call in and ask any questions throughout the show. The Van Uden Center recommends listeners know Spanish, in...

2014-03-26 04:21:03

PARIS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixium Vision ("Pixium"), a developer of innovative Vision Restoration Systems for the blind, today announces the appointment of Khalid Ishaque as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr Ishaque joins from Boston Scientific, and brings over 22 years of management experience in the medical technology industry. Mr Ishaque spent 17 years with Boston Scientific Corporation, where most recently he was General Manager of its...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.