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2014-02-06 08:28:28

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Harry Koster, M.D., a board-certified, Harvard-trained ophthalmologist, has been named one of America's Top Ophthalmologists by Consumer's Research Council of America, an independent research team. He was selected based on his experience, training and professional associations by the Consumer Research Council of America, which does not accept fees, donations or advertising from any individual, professional, corporation or association....

2013-10-14 12:24:40

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cataracts are the number one cause of vision loss in the United States. Nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and over have cataracts, while more than half of individuals age 80 and over suffer from this condition. In a recent study released in JAMA Ophthalmology, it was confirmed that statins, which are typically prescribed to reduce cholesterol and also prevent heart disease, may cause an...

2013-04-11 12:30:44

First Ever End-to-End, Medical-Grade 3D Imaging Solution to View and Record Eye Surgeries to be showcased at ASCRS 2013 PARK RIDGE, N.J., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics, a leader in providing innovative imaging solutions for microsurgery, announces the first east and west coast installations of its end-to-end 3D imaging solution for ophthalmic surgery. Robert Cionni, M.D., Cataract Surgeon, Eye Institute of Utah, Salt Lake City and Richard J. Mackool, M.D., Senior...

2013-02-12 12:25:27

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PRN Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals, a premier producer of condition-specific omega-3 products and macular vitamins, today announced the launch of its International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) comprising five of the world's most renowned thought leaders in ophthalmology. The new ISAB will replace the former Medical Advisory Panel and will provide specific advice on research, education of the medical community on the value of PRN...

2013-02-01 23:03:29

LASIK eye surgery inventor and member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery member Gholam Peyman, MD, recognized with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor for an American innovator. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 President Barack Obama awarded LASIK eye surgery inventor Gholam Peyman, MD, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor bestowed on an American innovator, during a ceremony at the White House...

2012-09-05 02:31:13

MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today provided a preview of the activities scheduled prior to and during the 2012 Congress of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) to be held in Milano, Italy, September 5 through 12, 2012. During the Congress, the Company will officially introduce two key IOL products, the STAAR...

2012-08-01 10:25:13

LONDON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Syrians in the UK, a non-profit organization that brings together Syrian-born UK citizens, requested Russian Olympic delegation to exclude Dr. Vladimir Lisin, Olympic Committee vice-president, Russia's second richest man and shipping magnate, who was allegedly linked to arms trade with Bashar Al-Assad. According to the group, Lisin should be suspended from the Olympics until he is cleared of involvement. According to British media, The Professor Katsman,...

2012-05-29 06:23:03

NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC commended Western nations for the decision to expel Syrian diplomats from their capitals. The coordinated joint action by Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Spain comes after the weekend massacre of more than 100 people in the Syrian city of Houla. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) President Bashar al-Assad has denied responsibility for the murders, and, as he has done throughout the past 15 months,...

2012-01-20 08:00:00

After a long affiliation with Metro Health Hospital, Dr. Michael Keil has been named Residency Director over the hospital´s well respected Ophthalmology Program. Dr. Keil is excited to work with Metro Health Hospital in this capacity. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Dr. Michael Keil of Keil Lasik Vision Center has achieved a long, successful career in ophthalmology and laser eye surgery. He has performed more than 5,000 Lasik surgeries; this qualifies him as one of the most...

2011-11-29 09:34:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC urged the UN Security Council to convene soonest to adopt the strongest possible measures against Syria, following a damning report on Syria's egregious human right abuses. The report was released by a special Commission of Inquiry established by the UN Human Rights Council two months ago. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO )</font> "This catalogue of grotesque...