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Vision Diseases May Have No Symptoms In Their Early Stages Clarksburg, MD (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 Vision loss is a growing public health problem in
Men and women of all ages have once again shown their preference for eye care on Long Island by voting North Shore Eye Care ‘Best Ophthalmologists’ and the ‘Best LASIK Surgery Practice’
NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, has named Dr. Van Charles Lansingh as Medical Officer, Latin America.
The U.S. FDA Approves Two New TECNIS® Multifocal Intraocular Lenses, Allowing People With Cataracts To Choose The Best Option For Their Lifestyle ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan.
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Alternatives is Fairfield County's reader poll "Best Place for Eyeglasses" from 2010-2014.
BrightFocus Foundation Says Baby Boomers Vulnerable CLARKSBURG, Md., Jan.
- Promising medication targets growing population of more than 1.8 million Americans who suffer from the advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration LOS ANGELES,
The ophthalmologists at the USC Eye Institute provide information on glaucoma care and awareness Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 January is
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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....
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...
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,...
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...
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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