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2013-12-31 23:00:05

Mount Sinai Experts Available to Discuss Tips & Information on the Degenerative Eye Disease New York, New York (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Glaucoma, a degenerative eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve, is the second leading cause of blindness in the world according to the World Health Organization. Ophthalmologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital offer tips for prevention and early detection of the condition. In most cases, there are few or no symptoms of glaucoma. Gradually...

2013-12-30 23:02:05

The research report categorizes the global ophthalmology drugs and devices market into diagnostic devices, surgical devices, vision care and drugs - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ophthalmology-drugs-and-devices-market-730.html. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The "Ophthalmology Drugs & Devices Market (Contact Lens, OCT Scanner, IOL, Dry Eye, AMD, Glaucoma) Competitive Landscape & Global Forecasts To 2017", analyzes and studies the major market drivers,...

2013-12-30 12:21:55

The Connection Between Mind, Body, and Vision SAN DIEGO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than four decades, experts have explored the relationship between hearing and vision as these two functions relate to speech, and whether or not vision plays a role in the understanding of language. In fact, several studies have shown that there is a distinct connection between vision and other parts and functions of the body such as hearing and mental health. "While many people may feel...

2013-12-29 23:01:16

Ophthalmology Drugs & Devices Market report provides in-depth market estimates and forecast for ophthalmology devices based on major eye disorders such as cataract, refractive error and other retinal disorders. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ophthalmology-drugs-and-devices-market-730.html (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 The “Ophthalmology Drugs & Devices Market (Contact Lens, OCT Scanner, IOL, Dry Eye, AMD, Glaucoma) Competitive Landscape & Global Forecasts To...

2013-12-29 23:00:18

Vision Without Glasses written by William H. Bates is the latest book that teaches people how to restore their eyesight naturally without harmful and expensive surgery. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Vision Without Glasses is the latest book that helps people get rid of their visual problems including poor night vision, light sensitivity, lazy eye, cross-eye, hyperopia and presbyopia. The book also provides people with natural and safe remedies for tension headaches, astigmatism,...

2013-12-26 23:02:43

Ophthalmic surgeons at North Shore Eye Care are now able to offer patients an all-laser, blade-free method of cataract surgery that is revolutionizing one of the most common procedures performed in medicine today, according to eye surgeon Jeffrey Martin, MD, Medical Director of North Shore Eye Care, who is scheduled to perform the first official Catalys laser cataract procedure on Long Island. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Ophthalmic surgeons at North Shore Eye Care are...

Scientists Use Drug To Repair Rare Birth Defect
2013-12-22 17:37:52

University of British Columbia Success in mouse model is first instance of drug reversing a congenital deformity University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientists have developed a potential cure for a rare eye disease, showing for the first time that a drug can repair a birth defect. They formulated the drug Ataluren into eye drops, and found that it consistently restored normal vision in mice who had aniridia (ANN-uh-ridee- uh), a condition that severely limits...

2013-12-19 20:21:22

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Markets for Surgical Ophthalmology in 2013: Forecasts Through 2017The global market for products used in surgical ophthalmology-which includes diagnostic devices, surgical systems (e.g., lasers and phacoemulsification machines), intraocular lens (IOL) implants and disposables, accessories, and aftermarket revenues from services and parts-was valued at $7.4 billion in 2012. Growth...

2013-12-18 08:28:42

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for standard review the Company's supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). Under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the goal for a standard review of an sBLA is ten months from submission, for a target action...

2013-12-17 23:01:41

Eye Care Associates is providing complimentary ground shipping on its websites clecontactlenses.com and shopcle.com on December 18th, 2013. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of Shopcle.com and CleContactLenses.com an online e-tailer that sells designer sunglasses, designer prescription frames, contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact lens solution and eye vitamins amongst many other eye...


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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