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2014-09-16 08:31:22

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, September is Healthy Aging Month. EyePromise has developed free learning resources to celebrate the month that is intended to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older and encourage people to take control of their health. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146305 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146306 Learning resources can be found...

2014-08-04 09:09:20

University of Iowa University of Iowa researchers create most detailed molecular map of eye region associated with vision loss Understanding eye diseases is tricky enough. Knowing what causes them at the molecular level is even more confounding. Now, University of Iowa researchers have created the most detailed map to date of a region of the human eye long associated with blinding diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration. The high-resolution molecular map catalogs...

2014-07-01 23:01:42

Diopsys® NOVA-ERG provides a way to discriminate between AMD and healthy eyes. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 In a controlled clinical study, a team of researchers from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary concluded that test data from the Diopsys® NOVA-ERG vision test provides a way to discriminate both dry and wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) eyes from healthy eyes. The study results published in a poster titled 'Steady State Pattern Electroretinography (ssPERG)...

2014-05-22 23:06:35

Dr John Pino spends twelve months of the year helping patients with vision-limiting conditions. However, to coincide with May’s ‘Healthy Vision Month’, Dr Pino is taking extra steps to urge every Tennessean get an eye exam, know their family’s eye history and take positive action to ensure prolonged good vision. Lebanon, TN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 While most only reluctantly book an eye exam after repeated reminders from their clinic, Dr Pino who has offices in Lebanon, Columbia and...

2014-05-22 23:06:34

Dr. Steven Schoenbart spends twelve months of the year helping patients with vision-limiting conditions. However, to coincide with May’s ‘Healthy Vision Month’, Dr Schoenbart is taking extra steps to urge every New Yorker get an eye exam, know their family’s eye history and take positive action to ensure prolonged good vision. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 While most only reluctantly book an eye exam after repeated reminders from their clinic, Dr. Steven Schoenbart is...

2014-05-22 23:03:55

Richard J. Shuldiner, OD, F.A.A.O., a California optometrist who is Clinical Director of Low Vision Optometry in Southern California and Founder of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS), spends twelve months of the year helping patients with vision-limiting conditions. However, to coincide with May’s ‘Healthy Vision Month’, Dr. Shuldiner is taking extra steps to urge every Californian to get an eye exam, know their family’s eye history and take positive action...

2014-05-20 08:33:40

Campaign aims to promote nutrition and eye health awareness with prize giveaways and patient education guides ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May is the National Eye Institute's (NEI) Healthy Vision Month, designed to create awareness about eye health. EyePromise eye vitamins is honoring the observance by kicking off a program of its own. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/89018 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/89019 To celebrate...

2014-04-22 23:11:07

Canadian artist, faced with losing his sight from macular degeneration, develops his own naturopathic protocol. After eleven weeks he has improved his sight from 20/400 blindness to 20/50 vision—and he's now planning to be back in his studio, hard at work on a new set of canvasses. Burnaby, BC, Canada (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 His opthamologist at the University of British Columbia says he's never seen anything like it. But Vancouver painter John Crittenden has beaten the odds...

2014-04-17 08:28:26

ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know women are more likely to suffer from visual impairments like Age-related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, and Cataracts than men? According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), out of the 3.6 million Americans over 40 who suffer from optical damage or injury -- including blindness -- 2.3 million are women. That's why EyePromise is supporting Women's Eye Health and Safety Month throughout April. Logo -...

2014-04-03 11:04:31

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made a major breakthrough with important implications for sufferers of the eye disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), which can cause central blindness in sufferers. The scientists found that a component of the immune system, 'IL-18', acts as a guardian of eyesight by suppressing the production of damaging blood vessels behind the retina at the back of the eye. In addition, in pre-clinical models, it was shown that 'IL-18' can be...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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