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2014-08-22 23:01:39

Shane Michaels releases a review of Restore My Vision Today, a method developed by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson to naturally restore 20/20 vision. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Restore My Vision Today, a method developed by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson to help people discover how they can get rid of glasses, contacts, and avoid corrective vision surgery by instead improving their eyesight naturally has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative...

2014-08-22 23:01:31

Shane Michaels releases a review of Natural Clear Vision, a program created by Kevin Richardson to help people discover how they can restore near-perfect vision naturally. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Natural Clear Vision, a how-to guide and program developed by Kevin Richardson to restore his own vision from legally blind to perfect 20/20 vision has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “There is a huge portion of the population today that...

2014-08-22 23:01:24

Rockland Chrysler Dodge Jeep continues their support for the Foundation Fighting Blindness with the Blind Egg Challenge. Nanuet, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 In a continued effort to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Rockland Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is launching an awareness campaign inspired by the ice bucket challenge. The Blind Egg Challenge (#blindeggchallenge or #ffbBEC) aims to raise awareness and funds for the cause. The Blind Egg Challenge involves throwing an egg in the...

2014-08-21 23:11:33

Kuwait medical center now offering patients access to revolutionary new method for testing tear production to treat dry eye syndrome. Kuwait (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Beverly Hills Medical Center of Kuwait is excited to be the first center in Kuwait to offer patients TearLab, a new diagnostic option for measuring tear production levels to aid in the treatment of dry eye syndrome. “TearLab is a revolutionary new testing method for dry eyes. Using the TearLab machine, doctors can accurately...

2014-08-21 23:11:32

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Tracy comments on study suggesting that higher education and more years of schooling correlate with a higher degree of nearsightedness. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According to a recent study by The Journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, environmental factors may outweigh genetics in the development and severity of myopia. It is estimated that about 42 percent of the world’s population is nearsighted, and this study provides...

2014-08-21 23:08:58

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Fundus Cameras Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2019" to its report store. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Fundus Cameras Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global fundus cameras market was valued at USD 236.1 million in 2011 and is...

2014-08-21 16:24:26

Study shows targeted next-generation gene sequencing can identify cause of inheritable syndromes, allowing earlier treatment and genetic counseling SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers in the United Kingdom have demonstrated that advanced DNA testing for congenital cataracts can quickly and accurately diagnose a number of rare diseases marked by childhood blindness, according to a study published online today in Ophthalmology, the journal of the...

2014-08-20 23:10:37

Attendees will have the opportunity to get a firsthand look at the new SL-17 and purchase top-of-the-line Kowa products at prices available only at this year’s Vision Expo West meeting. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Kowa Optimed returns after a short hiatus to the Vision Expo West show to debut the new SL-17 portable slit lamp. The SL-17 has been upgraded to a 20,000 lux white LED source controlled by an illuminated thumb wheel for easy adjustments even in darkened examination...

2014-08-18 08:28:21

Researchers, federal health officials and industry partners to explore prevention strategies SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a contact lens microbiology workshop on Sept. 12 aimed at preventing Acanthamoeba keratitis, a rare infection among contact lens wearers that causes severe eye pain, redness, light sensitivity and potential vision loss. The event is jointly sponsored by the Academy, the U.S. Food and...

2014-08-14 23:09:25

Area cataract patients now have access to improved outcomes, safety and peace of mind by one of Virginia's top surgeons, Dr. Douglas Cullom, former Navy Commander. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Cullom Eye & Laser Center & Former Navy Commander, R. Douglas Cullom, MD, Williamsburg’s renowned eye surgeon and elite ophthalmology practice, announced that it is the first and only practice in Virginia to offer the Catalys Laser, a truly innovative technology that will...


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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