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Grapes Help Support Eye Health
2014-05-30 03:30:50

California Table Grape Commission New research presented this week at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology conference in Orlando, Florida suggests that regular grape consumption may play a role in eye health by protecting the retina from deterioration. Specifically, a grape-enriched diet resulted in a protective effect on retinal structure and function. The retina is the part of the eye that contains the cells that respond to light, known as photoreceptors. There are...

2014-05-29 23:17:13

Summer Eye Safety Often Overlooked Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As the summer months approach and families will be spending more time outdoors in the coming weeks, Dr. Brian Davis of Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT is encouraging patients to be mindful of protecting their eyes in the summer sun. Sunburned eyes are one of the most common summer injuries, and the American Optometric Association estimates that about 35 percent of American’s are unaware of UV radiation...

2014-05-29 23:06:03

Clinical electrophysiology of vision is a well-regarded and researched science with over 50 years of clinical data. However, Diopsys brought this science to the office-based eye care specialist and has just installed its 1,000th VEP/ERG device. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Electrophysiology is being adopted by optometrists and ophthalmologists like never before. Diopsys, Inc., the leader in providing VEP/ERG vision testing devices, has just trained its 1,000th customer on the...

2014-05-28 16:24:35

Major population study finds vasodilators may raise likelihood of age-related macular degeneration SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are age 65 and older,[1] according to a study published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology....

2014-05-28 12:30:11

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eye Foundation of America announced today that it is working with the Gourami Eye Institute, a fully-equipped eye hospital in Rajahmundry, India (300 miles east of Hyderabad) to provide international learning opportunities for ophthalmology students who have an interest in diabetic retinopathy. The program will provide students hands-on experience performing in-the-field diabetic retinopathy preventative screenings as well as...

2014-05-28 08:31:20

-- Imprimis' proprietary ophthalmic compounded formulations now available in 25 states and territories with a physician's prescription -- SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMMY), a vertically-integrated specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering high quality, novel, and customizable medicines to physicians and patients at accessible prices, announced today its attendance at the upcoming 2014 Kiawah Eye Meeting...

2014-05-26 23:03:59

Woolfson Eye Institute, one of the leading LASIK and vision correction centers in the southeastern United States (offering procedures at 12 locations and still growing) recently announced that over 300 doctors around the country have trusted Dr. Woolfson to perform the LASIK procedure on their own eyes. Atlanta, GA. (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Woolfson Eye Institute, one of the leading LASIK and vision correction centers in the southeastern United States (offering procedures at 12 locations and...

2014-05-23 23:06:30

Beverly Hills retinal ophthalmologist, David J. Parks, MD has been named a top doctor for his outstanding work in the field of ophthalmology. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Los Angeles retinal ophthalmologist David J. Parks, MD has been awarded the designation of “top doctor” for the 11th consecutive year by Castle Connolly Medical Lmtd. Castle Connolly is one of America’s leading sources for identifying the top doctors in the country. In addition to Cedars-Sinai Medical...

2014-05-22 23:06:35

Dr John Pino spends twelve months of the year helping patients with vision-limiting conditions. However, to coincide with May’s ‘Healthy Vision Month’, Dr Pino is taking extra steps to urge every Tennessean get an eye exam, know their family’s eye history and take positive action to ensure prolonged good vision. Lebanon, TN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 While most only reluctantly book an eye exam after repeated reminders from their clinic, Dr Pino who has offices in Lebanon, Columbia and...

2014-05-22 23:06:34

Dr. Steven Schoenbart spends twelve months of the year helping patients with vision-limiting conditions. However, to coincide with May’s ‘Healthy Vision Month’, Dr Schoenbart is taking extra steps to urge every New Yorker get an eye exam, know their family’s eye history and take positive action to ensure prolonged good vision. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 While most only reluctantly book an eye exam after repeated reminders from their clinic, Dr. Steven Schoenbart is...


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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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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