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2013-12-12 23:31:21

Two events at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting (AAO) highlighted the importance of visual evoked potential (VEP) and pattern electroretinography (ERG) being used in the clinical assessment of ophthalmology patients. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Doctors Farrell Tyson, MD and Mark Latina, MD led two important discussions on office-based electrophysiology at this year’s American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting (AAO) in New Orleans. Attendees crowded into the...

Astronauts Diagnosed With Eye Problems After Returning From Space
2013-12-11 16:34:15

NASA Those who travel to space are rewarded with a beautiful sight – planet Earth. But the effects of space travel on the human sense of sight aren’t so beautiful. More than 30 percent of astronauts who returned from two-week space shuttle missions and 60 percent who spent six months aboard the International Space Station were diagnosed with eye problems. Two recent investigations examined mechanisms that may explain eye changes in spaceflight, help find ways to minimize this health...

2013-11-28 23:00:44

HIMS Inc. announced this week that they will offer deep holiday discounts as well as a new 5% year-round military discount on CANDY and CANDY GRIP portable and handheld video magnifiers and also on LifeStyle HD 22" desktop video magnifier. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 HIMS Inc., a major manufacturer and distributor of products for those with vision-loss due to Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma or Cataracts has announced several new discount...

2013-11-27 23:03:53

Research presented at the recent American Academy of Optometry (AAO) meeting reveals the powerful clinical utility of the Diopsys® NOVA-VEP Vision Testing System in the assessment of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 SUNY Eye Institute, in conjunction with the SUNY College of Optometry, presented two posters on the use of visual evoked potential (VEP) for evaluating traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients at Academy 2013 Seattle, the AAO’s annual...

2013-11-25 23:01:47

Dr. Steven Schoenbart, Founder and Owner of Schoenbart Vision Care, who marks five years in his Garden City, NY office and 25 in the industry this month, says anyone who greets him with a “high five” hand salute will enjoy savings on the purchase of certain high end eyeglass frames. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 For Dr. Steven Schoenbart, the month of November 2013 marks 25 years in the eye care industry and 5 years at his current office -- and he’s looking to celebrate...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.