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2014-08-21 23:08:58

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Fundus Cameras Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2019" to its report store. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Fundus Cameras Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global fundus cameras market was valued at USD 236.1 million in 2011 and is...

2014-08-18 12:27:36

Decision Resources Group Releases Expanded Disease Coverage of Treatment Algorithms Insights Series in 2014 BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources has expanded its disease-level coverage of the Treatment Algorithms Insight Series, which examines U.S. physicians' prescribing behavior, to provide a quantitative analysis of an agent's penetration into each line of therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130103/MM36768LOGO Other key capabilities of the...

2014-08-14 12:27:38

Over Three-Quarters of Physicians View Ophthotech's Fovista as an Emerging Therapy with High Potential Value for Wet AMD, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that physician-reported patient shares for Regeneron's Eylea, as well as the other major anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents Genentech/Roche's Avastin and Genentech/Roche's Lucentis, have now stabilized among wet age-related...

2014-08-13 23:11:53

Brand Offers Highly Effective Supplements for Improved Eye Health Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Doctor’s Advantage Products, LLC, a brand providing a wide range of doctor-formulated, pharmaceutical grade nutritional supplements to assist with various eye and other health conditions, is bringing its superior products to online retailer, Revnutruition.com, which specializes in affordable and high quality wellness products. The brand provides seven different supplements that...

2014-08-12 12:29:00

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2183837/Global-Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration-AMD-Market-2014-2018.html About AMDAMD is defined as the deterioration of the eye's macula. The macula is a small area in the retina that is responsible for central vision. The exact etiology of AMD is unknown. There are two types of macular...

2014-08-11 04:21:54

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of visual impairment due to Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). Bayer Healthcare plans to launch EYLEA in DME in the EU this quarter. "DME is the leading cause of vision loss in working-age adults in much of the developed world, and we believe EYLEA will be an important new treatment...

2014-08-05 23:10:54

Brand offers highly effective supplements for improved eye and total body health. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Doctor’s Advantage Products, LLC, a brand providing a wide range of doctor-formulated, pharmaceutical grade nutritional supplements to assist with various eye and other health conditions, has made its product line available on RonnieColemanNutrition.com. The brand provides seven different supplements that address various health related issues, including dry eye,...

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...

2014-07-29 20:23:16

DME is the third approved indication for EYLEA in the U.S. TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). The recommended dosage of EYLEA in patients with DME is 2 milligrams (mg) every two months (8 weeks) after five initial monthly injections. Although EYLEA may be dosed as...

education impacts vision
2014-07-23 05:04:32

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Mainz University Medical Center demonstrates that education and behavior play as large a role in the development of myopia, or nearsightedness, as genetic factors do. The findings, published in Ophthalmology, reveal that people become more nearsighted with each year of schooling completed. The vision impairment becomes more pronounced the higher the level of education achieved. The research team conducted the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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