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2009-01-26 14:44:00

Optometrists and other experts sponsor workshop to investigate increase in Acanthamoeba keratitis and to develop new testing methods to improve contact lens care products and protect against infections ST. LOUIS, Jan.

2009-01-26 10:02:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its New Drug Application (NDA) for ganciclovir ophthalmic gel, 0.15%, has been accepted for review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

2008-07-28 09:01:47

NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC.OB) (the "Company"), said that the internationally renowned Japanese ophthalmologist and corneal researcher, Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD, has agreed to join the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr.

2007-06-28 09:00:32

Bausch & Lomb today introduced its Ocuvite DF eye vitamin supplement, specifically developed for diabetics to help maintain eye health, at the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 110th Annual Congress. Diabetics face high blood sugar levels that can increase free radicals in the body.

2006-08-22 16:53:04

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bausch & Lomb Inc.'s global recall of a popular contact lens solution in May appears to have stopped the spread of a serious eye infection but U.S. scientists still do not know what caused the outbreak, according to a study released on Tuesday.

2006-08-22 16:06:45

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bausch & Lomb Inc.'s global recall of a popular contact lens solution in May appears to have stopped the spread of a serious eye infection but U.S. scientists still do not know what caused the outbreak, according to a study released on Tuesday.

2006-08-22 15:10:00

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bausch & Lomb Inc.'s global recall of a popular contact lens solution in May appears to have stopped the spread of a serious eye infection but U.S. scientists still don't know what caused the outbreak, according to a study released on Tuesday.

2006-06-15 22:57:22

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Investigators in Miam

2006-05-19 16:51:15

By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report on Friday that backed Bausch & Lomb Inc.'s decision to recall its ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution, which has been linked to cases of a serious eye infection.


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Onchocerca volvulus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Onchocerca volvulus is a species of roundworm that is classified within the Nematoda phylum. This species causes the disease onchocerciasis, more commonly known as river blindness. The life cycle of this species is dependent upon an intermediate host, typically the black fly, and a definitive host, which is always a human. Its lifecycle begins when a black fly ingests microfilariae from a human host by consuming blood. The microfilariae that were present in the skin of the human host now...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.