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2015-03-04 23:02:14

King LASIK announces that its laser eye surgery center in the Greater Vancouver BC region has been relocated from Burnaby to Surrey, British Columbia. Surrey,

2015-03-03 23:10:20

Microsurgery eye instrument manufacturer and distributor Rumex International Co.

2015-03-03 08:35:24

Millions of Americans Struggle with Conditions ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 39 million Americans suffer from severe vision impairment or a disorder that

2015-03-02 23:08:54

FDA one step closer to final approval for sight saving treatment that could help hundreds of thousands across U.S. San Antonio eye surgeon Dr.

2015-02-28 23:02:06

Cure of keratoconus and restoring vision has been of paramount importance to Khanna Vision Institute.

2015-02-26 08:33:07

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-02-24 23:17:26

Recent research aimed at finding a treatment for a common form of blindness could give new meaning to the term “eye teeth.” In a study in mice published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine,

2015-02-20 08:26:21

DALLAS, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2015" to its store.


Latest Ophthalmology Reference Libraries

Eye
2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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...

British Journal of Ophthalmology
2012-06-04 19:51:12

The British Journal of Ophthalmology is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1917 by the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital Reports and the Ophthalmoscope and Ophthalmic Record. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are Harminder Dua and Arun Singh. This journal covers clinical investigations, clinical observations, and clinically relevant laboratory investigations related to ophthalmology. It also provides major reviews and covers regional issues. It is indexed in Index Medicus,...

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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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2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.