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2010-07-01 16:47:09

Although it is already one of medicine's most successful transplant procedures, doctors continue to seek ways to improve corneal transplants.

2010-06-21 17:40:00

LOS ANGELES, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- No one may remember, but Derek Fisher was in constant combat against two unique adversaries on the court: his contact lens as well as the opposing team, much like Superman battling two enemies at once. Over ten years ago, Los Angeles eye surgeon Dr.

2010-06-01 08:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lafe Thompson, an Ohio based iron worker, had all but given up hope that the life that he knew would ever be the same.

2010-04-06 21:41:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- It was an amazing triumph of the will, when the U.S. Bobsled Team, led by captain Steve Holcomb, took home the first Gold in 62 years at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

2010-03-01 10:18:48

Initially high cell loss in Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty tapers quickly.

2010-03-01 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, including the Visian Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL), today congratulated Steve Holcomb for leading the United States Bobsled team on Saturday evening to its first gold medal win in 62 years.

2010-02-22 16:28:26

One year post-surgery, patients who underwent Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) experienced greater cell loss overall compared to those who underwent penetrating keratoplasty (PKP).

2010-02-18 18:06:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Boxer Wachler Vision Institute, U.S. bobsled Capt. Steve Holcomb may do more than just bring home gold at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

2009-12-02 18:28:53

A novel scleral lens developed in Boston proves clinically beneficial in patients who have failed conventional therapies.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.