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2013-11-04 23:27:31

“For many, bright light is a simple, cost-effective intervention to recover lost visual function,” said Jasper Ridge President, Dr. Peter Borden. Researchers recommend the use of high illumination such as VisionEdge™ in low vision exams and rehabilitation programs. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The VisionEdge™ Diagnostic Kit (VE-100DK) makes it easy to incorporate controlled high illumination in low vision exams. The small, bright, portable instrument is key to quick...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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