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2014-05-07 23:08:35

Markets for ophthalmic devices are driven by rapid technological innovation and the increasing patient population with ocular disease reports iData Research. Vamcouver, BC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, the European diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market is expected to exceed €700 million by 2020. There are two main drivers...

2014-05-07 12:26:55

Roche/Genentech's Avastin Continues to Garner the Greatest Physician-Reported Patient Share in DME Due to Its Low Relative Cost, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, ahead of the anticipated label expansion of Regeneron's Eylea for diabetic macular edema (DME) in August 2014, over half of surveyed U.S. retinal specialists and general ophthalmologists currently prescribe this anti-vascular...

2014-05-06 23:09:13

Beginning today Eye care Associates is offering 4% off all eye care products and 40% off sunglasses. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com and ShopCLE.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens inserter/removers, designer sunglasses and optical frames such as Ray Ban. As Mother's Day approaches this coming Sunday, Eye Care Associates is offering a Mother's Day sale on...

2014-05-05 16:26:38

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hawaii Cataract and Laser Institute (HCLI) welcomes Dr. John M. Tsue of Kona to its team of specialized eye doctors. As the owner of his own practice, Eyecare of Kona, the Doctor of Optometry, born and raised in Hilo, has been providing services to the community for the past 35 years. He expands the capabilities of his practice with advanced technology from the Hawaii Cataract and Laser Institute. Joining HCLI brings the...

2014-05-02 23:04:36

For patient convenience, Dr. Ramin Rabbani is now promoting a spring sale on lenses. The right frames can enhance the self-confidence of a person, and at this low price, there is no reason not to spring into action. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, OD, is now offering a spring sale that makes vision care more affordable than ever. For a limited time, patients can get computer lenses or reading glasses plus select frames for just $140. Healthy...

2014-05-02 16:24:52

CAMPAIGN TO ELIMINATE BLINDNESS TARGETS WOMEN AS DRIVING FORCE NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the world, untreated cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, making up 51% of all cases. Approximately 22 million people are bilaterally blind due to cataracts - with women and young girls bearing two-thirds of this terrible burden. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130403/DC88441LOGO According to the World Health Organization (WHO), population-based...

2014-05-02 12:26:31

DUBLIN, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f33sc2/ophthalmology) has announced the addition of the "Ophthalmology Devices Market (Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Scanner, Fundus Camera, Tonometer, Pachymeter, Perimeter, Slit Lamp, Excimer, YAG Laser, Femtosecond Laser, IOL, Contact Lens) - Competitive Landscape & Global Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The...

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...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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