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2014-05-01 23:08:43

The ophthalmology equipment company is poised to double in number of employees and in revenue in 2014. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Enhanced Medical Services, a St. Louis-based provider of ophthalmology equipment announces the acquisition of Houston-based Universal Ophthalmic Instruments, Inc. Terms of the sales are not disclosed. “Enhanced Medical Services is excited for the opportunity to expand into the southwest via Universal Ophthalmic Instruments,” said Tony...

2014-05-01 08:37:31

- Initiation of Phase 1/2a clinical trial in subjects with dry eye disease expected mid-2014 DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for ocular and pulmonary diseases, announced today that it has received acceptance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for P-321 Ophthalmic Solution for the treatment of dry eye disease. Preclinical data that...

2014-05-01 04:22:36

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p7l4hv/ophthalmology) has announced the addition of the "Ophthalmology Diagnostics and Surgical Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p7l4hv/ophthalmology ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Rapid...

2014-04-30 23:06:52

Davis Vision announces now is the perfect time to get LASIK and enjoy summer without contacts or glasses while saving money. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Due to the overwhelming success of the Groupon LASIK promotion and the demand for the discounted gift certificate, Dr. Brian Davis, MD, has confirmed that he and his staff are extending the promotion through the month of May. Patients can buy a $1,300 gift certificate to put towards custom blade-free LASIK for only $100....

2014-04-30 23:06:33

Beginning on April 30th and ending May 4th, Eye Care associates is offering complimentary ground shipping in the USA on all orders $99 or more. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens solution, contact lens removers, designer sunglasses, designer optical frames, and other items related to eye care such as eye vitamins & supplements. As...

National Eye Institute Celebrates Healthy Vision Month In May
2014-04-30 11:15:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each May since 2003 the National Eye Institute (NEI) has been celebrating Healthy Vision Month. As with past years, the Institute makes the case for eye care, stating that an eye examination is just as important as seeing a doctor or nurse for a physical examination. During Healthy Vision Month, NEI – an arm of the National Institutes of Health – empowers Americans to make eye health a top priority and educates them on steps...

2014-04-30 08:31:47

Redesign Reflects Company's Contemporary Style and Commitment to Providing an Extensive Variety of Quality Eyeglasses and Lens Options for as Low as 6 Dollars a Pair AUSTIN, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online prescription eyewear retailer Eyebuydirect.com (EBD) today announced that they've launched a brand new website featuring the largest selection of online custom eyeglass frames and lens options, and the most affordable prescription glasses in the world....

2014-04-30 00:21:32

Results of American Academy of Ophthalmology's Harris Poll show need for greater awareness of factors that increase sun sensitivity SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today released results of a Harris Poll that shows that a majority of Americans are unaware that taking common drugs and having light-colored eyes can make people more vulnerable to UV exposure, a contributing factor to certain eye diseases and conditions....

2014-04-29 23:14:33

OMICS Group 4th International Conference on Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology will be held July 14-16, 2014 at DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore, USA. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The conference brings together a unique and international melange of large and medium pharmaceutical, biotech and diagnostic companies, leading universities and clinical research institutions, making the conference a perfect platform to share experience, foster collaborations across industry and...

2014-04-29 08:38:13

Transitions Optical to Supply Complimentary Eye Health Education Resources to NAHN Nurses Across the Country WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) have announced a national partnership to reach Hispanic communities with eye health information. Transitions Optical has joined NAHN as a Corporate Member and will provide education to NAHN members on the higher risk for eye health issues among Hispanic...


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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