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2014-08-04 23:05:21

The doctors and staff of North Shore Eye Care are thrilled to welcome one of Long Island’s leading oculofacial cosmetic eye surgeons – Samuel Baharestani, MD – to our growing medical staff, according to North Shore Eye Care Medical Director, Jeffrey Martin, MD, who announced Dr. Baharestani’s affiliation this week. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The doctors and staff of North Shore Eye Care are thrilled to welcome one of Long Island’s leading oculofacial cosmetic...

2014-08-04 09:09:20

University of Iowa University of Iowa researchers create most detailed molecular map of eye region associated with vision loss Understanding eye diseases is tricky enough. Knowing what causes them at the molecular level is even more confounding. Now, University of Iowa researchers have created the most detailed map to date of a region of the human eye long associated with blinding diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration. The high-resolution molecular map catalogs...

2014-07-31 23:01:17

Nashville’s trusted eye surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center was one of the first to provide patients with a procedure known as Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) to successfully treat glaucoma, reducing or eliminating their dependency of expensive eye drops. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center in Nashville, TN was one of the first surgeons in the United States to successfully treat glaucoma by performing eye surgery using...

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2014-07-31 03:30:42

Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley What if computer screens had glasses instead of the people staring at the monitors? That concept is not too far afield from technology being developed by UC Berkeley computer and vision scientists. The researchers are developing computer algorithms to compensate for an individual’s visual impairment, and creating vision-correcting displays that enable users to see text and images clearly without wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses. The technology could...

2014-07-30 23:16:00

The summer season is fast approaching, which is reason enough to be concerned about protecting the eyes from the harsh glare of the summer sun. The good news for people who plan on buying a new pair of prescription sunglasses is that http://www.cheapglasses123.com is offering cheap prescription sunglasses for this coming summer. Carmel, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The summer season is fast approaching, which is reason enough to be concerned about protecting the eyes from the harsh...

2014-07-29 23:01:56

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses. For many, the very first thing they do each morning is put on glasses to see their clock or make their way to the bathroom. These same individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when using their glasses because of cataracts. Cataracts may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. They can make...

2014-07-29 20:23:16

DME is the third approved indication for EYLEA in the U.S. TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). The recommended dosage of EYLEA in patients with DME is 2 milligrams (mg) every two months (8 weeks) after five initial monthly injections. Although EYLEA may be dosed as...

2014-07-28 23:07:06

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Eyewear Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. Inquire before buying - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/inquiry/32. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The global market for eyewear is expected to reach USD 142.18 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Expanding wearer base coupled with increasing penetration of eyewear for...

2014-07-28 08:30:01

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers parents sight-saving advice for teens headed to college SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, a record 21.7 million students will attend a college or university in the United States.[1] Many teens will be living away from home for the first time without mom or dad around to reinforce healthy habits, including how to care for their eyes. Before students head for the dorms, ophthalmologists are providing parents with college...

2014-07-25 23:05:28

During the first midst of summer, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all contact lens, solutions and removers. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 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...


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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  • A unit of saved energy.
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