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2014-07-21 12:25:00

Prof. Koch joins other thought leaders in ophthalmology and optometry to help guide PowerVision through the development and launch of the first lens implant to restore clear vision at all distances BELMONT, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that Douglas D. Koch, M.D., the Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair of Ophthalmology, and Professor of Ophthalmology, at...

2014-07-14 23:01:11

Entertainment Industries Council, leading makeup artists and eye-care professionals release dramatic public service campaign targeting dangerous practices with decorative contact lens use in teens and young adults. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) have teamed with entertainment industry-leading artists from the Emmy-nominated TV series American...

2014-07-13 23:01:00

Transparency Market Research include new market research report "Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/intraocular-lenses-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 Intraocular lens...

2014-06-28 23:02:10

A new study recently determined that chronic sunlight exposure can increase the risk of developing a cataract. Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center explains common cataract symptoms and shares tips on how to reduce one’s risk of developing a cataract. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Renowned Ophthalmologist, Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center has performed over 10,000 cataract and ocular surgeries on middle Tennessee’s eyes. Although most everyone is well aware...

2014-06-25 23:15:12

Chicago commercial director Jeremy Pinckert and cinematographer Jamieson Mulholland team up with Daufenbach Camera to develop a non-technical Visual Lens Comparison for Directors and Producers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 A group of Chicago commercial production professionals have teamed up to develop a non-technical visual lens comparison video. Chicago director Jeremy Pinckert, cinematographer Jamieson Mulholland, and Daufenbach Camera used RED's new Dragon camera as the...

2014-06-24 08:32:02

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has received CE Marking (Conformite Europeenne) in Europe for the TECNIS(®) Symfony Extended Range of Vision intraocular lens (IOL) for the treatment of cataract patients who may also have a diminished ability to focus on near objects (presbyopia). Standard IOLs can be used in cataract treatment to improve distance vision, but the TECNIS Symfony IOL is a first-of-its kind lens that is intended to...

2014-06-19 23:02:23

During the first weekend of summer, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all contact lens solutions. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com. Both websites are online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related. Both websites are supervised by a team of eye care professionals,...

2014-06-18 23:11:17

There are many great LED grow lights on indoor gardening market today but the KIND LED K3 LED grow light is leading the way with its advanced features, packaging and value. The KIND LED K3 series is the top LED grow light in this Review Roundup by SuperCloset. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The leading feature of the KIND LED suite of grow lights is the 12 band perfect spectrum that encompasses the most plant-friendly Photosynthetic Active Radiation (PAR) wavelengths that plants...

2014-06-16 16:24:40

Proceeds to support company through the completion of the ongoing CE Mark study and the launch of the U.S. pivotal study of the FluidVision(TM) accommodating intraocular lens BELMONT, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the company has completed a $30 million Series D financing round. New investors Aisling Capital and Correlation Venture...

2014-06-16 09:42:09

SPIE Special section in Optical Engineering journal highlights optics and optical engineering for improved diagnosis and treatment A new special section on Human Vision in the current issue of Optical Engineering showcases optics and optical engineering research into new techniques and approaches for the study of human vision and the design of novel imaging systems. Put into practice, these new approaches enable applications such as earlier diagnosis of disease, improved treatment...


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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...

45_d19c5cffad322ef1aa530e212ef37d4d
2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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