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2014-10-22 12:30:45

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Glaucoma Foundation's recently concluded 2014 International Scientific Think Tank was TGF's third consecutive annual gathering to focus on exfoliation syndrome (XFS), an age-related systemic disease characterized by the production and accumulation of a whitish material in many ocular as well as non-ocular tissues. Three years ago TGF made a decision to devote its efforts to curing exfoliation syndrome. Worldwide, XFS is the most...

2014-10-21 16:28:12

The American Optometric Association reminds patients that yearly, comprehensive eye exams remain a critical pathway to eye and vision health ST. LOUIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early symptoms of diabetic eye and vision disorders are often subtle or unnoticed, but new technology, coupled with yearly, comprehensive eye exams, are improving patient outcomes and leading to earlier detection of eye diseases, including those associated with diabetes, which now affects 29 million...

2014-10-20 08:31:01

Nepal study shows tablet-based test could lead to earlier intervention and improved eye health outcomes in low-resource communities CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using a tablet screening app could prove to be an effective method to aid in the effort to reduce the incidence of avoidable blindness in populations at high-risk for glaucoma with limited access to health care, according to a study released today at AAO 2014, the 118(th) annual meeting of the American...

2014-10-17 08:25:43

InnFocus MicroShunt® showing promising results in reducing IOP in glaucoma patients. CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc., reported on results of 59 glaucoma patients treated outside the United States for up to 3 years with the InnFocus MicroShunt® at the 2014 Ophthalmology Innovation Summit in Chicago. The Summit was held prior to the beginning of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The Company also said it expects to have treated...

2014-10-17 08:25:21

Fourteen Physicians, Eight New to the IRIDEX Podium, will Share their Experiences using MicroPulse® Laser Therapy for Retina and Glaucoma MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq:IRIX) announced today its Speakers' Forum program at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology to be held on October 18 - 21 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The Forum consists of a comprehensive 3-day schedule of activities at the IRIDEX booth featuring 13...

2014-10-16 12:30:02

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ForSight VISION5 is pleased to announce that Lisa Garrett has joined the company as Vice President of Finance and Administration from Medtronic. Earlier this year, Medtronic acquired Corventis, Inc., for which Ms. Garrett served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Human Resources. Additionally, clinical data on ForSight VISION5's Helios(TM) insert will be presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)--the first...

2014-10-14 08:33:14

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalon Medical Corp. to feature transpalpebral Diaton tonometer at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, AAO 2014. Diaton tonometer will be featured alongside the Company's new VuPad(TM) ultrasound system. Diaton tonometry demo and training sessions available at Exhibit #526 with support from BiCOM Inc home of Diaton. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151719LOGO Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151720LOGO...

2014-10-13 08:27:32

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd.(TASE: BOLT)(OTCQX: BLGTY), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations in ophthalmology and cancer diagnostics, announced today that Ronen Castro, CEO of its subsidiary IOPtima Ltd., will present at the OIS@AAO (Ophthalmology Innovation Summit @ the American Academy of Ophthalmology) on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 10:55 a.m. at the Palmer House Hilton in...

2014-10-07 08:28:32

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ:IRIX) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted the company a patent for a new proprietary disposable delivery device. The disposable delivery device, the first of its kind, enables ophthalmologists to administer IRIDEX' proprietary MicroPulse Laser Therapy in a unique and non-invasive way. The new disposable delivery device was developed to address a broad range of...

2014-10-03 16:24:28

Good Vision Does Not Guarantee Good Eye Health JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you can see clearly, you probably believe your eyes are healthy. This may be true - but not always. To maintain good eye health, the American Optometric Association recommends that everyone - including children - have regular, comprehensive eye exams conducted by an eye care professional (ECP).[1] http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150228 To support World Sight Day on...


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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...

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