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Keratoconus treatment is a confusing issue for patients suffering from Keratoconus eye Disease.
TORONTO, May 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Patients at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto will soon be able to enjoy life with clear vision thanks to a donation from
FedEx-sponsored program aims to strengthen childhood blindness prevention projects in Vietnam NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbis, a leading global non-governmental organization
The Cornea Society will bestow the Dohlman Award to University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) Irving H. Leopold Professor and ophthalmology chair, Roger F. Steinert, MD.
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) was proud to induct Gunter K. von Noorden, MD, and the late Frederick C.
- Unanimous Recommendation to Grant European Marketing Authorization for Omidria Based on Benefit/Risk Profile - SEATTLE, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER),
Eye Procedure Improves Near Vision and Reduces Dependence on Reading Glasses Draper, UT (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 Hoopes Vision, a noted provider of surgical
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced positive results of the OptimEyes trial for DME.
Visual Function Improves in Majority of Implanted Patients REUTLINGEN, Germany, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant
Financing Will Support Clinical Development of HARMONI(TM) Modular IOL Capable of Optimizing Vision After Cataract Surgery ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May.
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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