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NASA Sees Hurricane Raymond Reborn For A Brief Time
2013-10-28 18:27:37

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Storm Raymond moved away from western Mexico and into warmer waters with less wind shear over the weekend of Oct. 26-27, where it strengthened into a hurricane again. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an eye-opening image of Raymond before it ran into strong wind shear. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Hurricane Raymond that showed its eye had re-developed...

2013-10-28 12:26:35

BERLIN, October 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Danish eye tracking company The Eye Tribe demonstrates the world's first truly affordable eye tracking device, and promise free eye trackers to developers with great ideas for use cases. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/648669 ) Award winning startup The Eye Tribe demonstrates their $99 eye tracker on 29 October at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe in the Hardware Alley. Their newly launched pre-order campaign...

2013-10-23 23:25:06

First Non-Eye Drop Product for Dry Eye Was Developed at Doctors’ Request Reports Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Dry eye complaints such as itching or burning eyes, are now the number one reason for eye doctor visits in the United States. Bio Logic Aqua Research, a water and health research center in Grants Pass, Oregon, has been working on the problem with eye doctors worldwide for many years. As a result, the research center...

2013-10-23 12:29:16

-- Former Pearle Vision Employees Assume Ownership of Corporate Location -- MASON, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, is proud to announce it has signed a licensing agreement with Sirius Vision Optical Inc. to take over the Pearle Vision location at 1056 Burnsville Center in Burnsville, Minn. The Burnsville location had formerly been corporate owned and operated, serving the community since...

2013-10-23 08:30:36

LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In late 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a statement describing the use of automated vision-screening technology, also known as instrument-based vision screening. With the AAP's annual conference coming to Orlando (Oct. 26-29), PediaVision, maker of the Spot vision screener, is highlighting the success of two Orlando-area pediatric practices, Middleton Pediatrics and Altamonte Pediatric Associates, that are using...

2013-10-23 08:28:52

WINNIPEG, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Opticians Council of Canada (OCC) urges consumers to heed warnings when considering cosmetic contact lenses (non-corrective coloured lenses) for their Halloween costumes. Cosmetic lenses are sold as costume accessories at some retail outlets and online, and are used to change eye colour or to create an effect such as 'vampire' or 'cat' eyes. While cosmetic lenses are readily available, critical information about how to use and care for these...

NASA Sees Typhoon Lekima's Rapid Intensification
2013-10-22 15:23:06

NASA Tropical Storm Lekima intensified quickly early on Oct. 22 while traveling over the open waters of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. The day before the rapid intensification, NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and analyzed the rainfall rates in the storm, spotting heavy rainfall in two quadrants. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM, is managed by NASA and the Japan Space Agency. TRMM flew over Lekima on Oct. 21 at 07:18 UTC/3:18 a.m. EDT and found...

2013-10-21 12:27:28

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - While white irises or cat eye pupils might seem like a cool trick to enhance this year's Halloween costume, it is no treat when serious eye damage occurs. The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), the Opticians Association of Canada (OAC) and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) warn that vision loss, sometimes permanent, can result from improper use of cosmetic contact lenses. Decorative (plano) lenses do not correct vision but change...

2013-10-17 16:25:13

LEUVEN, Belgium, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision confirms therapeutic benefits for treatment of VMT patients suffering from mild and moderate symptoms, or 94% of the indicated VMT population ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic medicines, announces today that the Final Early Benefit Assessment from the German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has...

2013-10-11 23:21:13

Bio Logic Aqua Research announces a new and innovative way to apply eye drops over eye make-up, without irritation. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Applying eye drops or redness relievers while wearing make-up such as eye liner or mascara can cause eye irritation. Even without applying eye care products, eye make-up can begin to irritate if worn too long. Eye and water researcher Sharon Kleyne recently reported on a new soothing eye application that does not cause irritation when...


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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