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2014-06-19 23:02:23

During the first weekend of summer, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all contact lens solutions. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com. Both websites are online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related. Both websites are supervised by a team of eye care professionals,...

2014-06-19 08:28:14

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France, and SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicox S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris: COX), the international ophthalmic company, and Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, today announced that Nicox's subsidiary, Nicox Inc. is launching expanded access to Sequenom Laboratories' RetnaGene(TM) portfolio of laboratory-developed genetic tests in the United States (U.S.). The RetnaGene portfolio includes...

Sensor In Eye Could Watch For Glaucoma And Track Pressure Changes
2014-06-17 03:37:51

By Michelle Ma, University of Washington Your eye could someday house its own high-tech information center, tracking important changes and letting you know when it’s time to see an eye doctor. University of Washington engineers have designed a low-power sensor that could be placed permanently in a person’s eye to track hard-to-measure changes in eye pressure. The sensor would be embedded with an artificial lens during cataract surgery and would detect pressure changes...

2014-06-16 16:24:40

Proceeds to support company through the completion of the ongoing CE Mark study and the launch of the U.S. pivotal study of the FluidVision(TM) accommodating intraocular lens BELMONT, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the company has completed a $30 million Series D financing round. New investors Aisling Capital and Correlation Venture...

2014-06-13 23:08:21

Restore My Vision Today reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this product that claims it can restore a person’s vision to a 20/20 state. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Restore My Vision Today claims to be a scientifically proven method that will restore one’s vision to 20/20 in a fortnight through a safe, surgery-free method. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative...

2014-06-12 23:09:39

Ophthalmologist Michael Tracy, MD of Carlsbad Eye Care describes new findings on potential eye dangers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 A recent study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology has found a link between age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and medications for managing high blood pressure. According to the study, vasodilators are associated with a nearly 75% greater risk of developing AMD or other vision-threatening diseases. Carlsbad ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Tracy...

2014-06-12 23:02:14

Noribachi Partners With Advanced Eyecare Center to Provide Custom LED Lighting Solutions for Their Redondo Beach Office Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Advanced Eyecare Center of Redondo Beach boasts a history of 90 years of excellence. Born of a successful optometrist practice purchased by Dr. Michael Hansen in 2003, it has continued the tradition of meeting their clientele’s needs with high quality service and care. Emboldened by the advances in the eye care industry and also a...

2014-06-12 08:29:46

-- Parion has a plan for the first clinical trial in patients with dry eye disease to initiate in July 2014 DURHAM, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, Inc. (Parion) announced today that Parion and Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Santen) have entered into the "OPTION, LICENSE AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT", an exclusive option agreement for the development and commercialization of P-321 for dry eye disease in certain Asian territories. On May 1, 2014 Parion announced...

2014-06-11 04:21:59

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Bayer HealthCare today announced that Bayer HealthCare has submitted an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking marketing authorization in the European Union (EU) for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). The EMA submission is based on the positive Phase 3 VIBRANT trial, a double-masked,...

2014-06-10 23:16:31

Dr. Farooq Ashraf, a leading LASIK surgeon with offices in Atlanta, GA and Dubai, UAE, recently introduced the LASIK XTRA® procedure to patients in his international clinic. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Board-certified LASIK surgeon and ophthalmologist Dr. Farooq Ashraf, MD, FACS, has introduced the latest advanced LASIK procedure in his international clinic located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Called LASIK XTRA®, the procedure is an additional eye treatment to...


Latest Ophthalmology Reference Libraries

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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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