Quantcast

Latest Ophthalmology Stories

2014-10-30 23:06:53

Leading eye surgeon Jeffrey Martin, MD and North Shore Eye Care have once again been nominated in three categories in this year’s ‘Best of L.I. 2015’ event, the largest business and professional awards program in the history of Long Island, according to Dr. Martin, medical director of North Shore Eye Care. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Leading eye surgeon Jeffrey Martin, MD and North Shore Eye Care have once again been nominated in three categories in this year’s...

2014-10-30 23:02:10

Beginning today, CLEContactLenses.com is offering a spooktacular deal of 3% off plus complimentary ground shipping for all contact lens orders placed on or before midnight of October 31, 2013. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of Clecontactlenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact lens solution, contact lens cases, designer sunglasses and...

2014-10-30 12:29:33

ISNES, Belgium, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSTAR Medical SA, a privately held ophthalmic device company, announced today that the first patient in its European multi-center clinical trial has been successfully implanted with the STARflo(TM) glaucoma drainage device. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126825 The study will be conducted at leading clinical study sites across Europe to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the STARflo(TM) system in patients with...

2014-10-28 23:13:38

Physician and author Dr. Sanjay Jain shares some ideas on how to protect one's eyes for Eye Injury Prevention Month. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Eye injuries are common at work and home, it is important to take precaution and care to make certain eyes are properly protected. The following are a few things to keep in mind to help ensure eyes are taken care of. There are a couple of alternatives in regards to eye protection, safety glasses and safety goggles. Safety glasses...

2014-10-27 12:26:23

Desire for Greater Efficacy and Improved Convenience Drive Perceived Value of Emerging Therapies for Wet Form of the Disease, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that retinal specialists in the EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom) report patient share for Bayer's Eylea, the most recently launched anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agent for the treatment of wet...

2014-10-24 08:26:13

Dropless cataract surgery created a "buzz" and was a "hot topic" at this year's AAO meeting SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMY), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary sterile and topical compounded drug formulations, today reported on clinical findings demonstrating the safety and benefits of Dropless cataract surgery and provided an update resulting from the recent...

2014-10-23 23:03:58

The industry has also benefited from regulations that have established optometrists' role in eye care, thus insulating the industry from competition from opticians. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Optometrists industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Optometrists industry has exhibited slight growth due to robust demand from elderly individuals with age-related eye ailments, including...

2014-10-22 23:09:35

Expert ophthalmologists at Beverly Hills Medical Center in Kuwait comment on new developments in DNA testing for congenital cataracts. Kuwait (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A new research study out of the United Kingdom has found that advancements in gene-sequencing technology can help ophthalmologists identify mutations that often lead to childhood blindness. According to the new study published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, next generation...

2014-10-22 08:33:26

Study Finds Visual Function Improves in Majority of Patients Implanted with the CE Marked Alpha IMS Subretinal Microchip CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Dr. Helmut Sachs, senior consultant and head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Clinic Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Germany presented patient outcomes at one year post-implantation of the CE...

2014-10-21 16:28:12

The American Optometric Association reminds patients that yearly, comprehensive eye exams remain a critical pathway to eye and vision health ST. LOUIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early symptoms of diabetic eye and vision disorders are often subtle or unnoticed, but new technology, coupled with yearly, comprehensive eye exams, are improving patient outcomes and leading to earlier detection of eye diseases, including those associated with diabetes, which now affects 29 million...


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,...

45_d19c5cffad322ef1aa530e212ef37d4d
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...

0_22bcb5b777d58a7bf6f427d4afc82b19
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...

More Articles (5 articles) »
Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
Related