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2014-04-16 16:25:47

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market for Diagnostic Opthalmic Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/u_s_market_diagnostic_opthalmic_devices.htmlAbstract:The market for diagnostic ophthalmic devices continues to expand, driven by strong growth in revenue from optical coherence tomographers (OCTs). In 2013, the market for diagnostic ophthalmic devices continued on a trajectory of...

2014-04-15 23:05:13

Braverman Eye Center now provides surgical treatment for Lasik in Fort Lauderdale & Miami. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Braverman Eye Center now provides surgical treatment for Lasik in Fort Lauderdale & Miami. They have been helping patients for many years to achieve better eyesight through Lasik and other technology used by their surgeons. One will surely get the best treatment at the Braverman Eye Center if you have surgery there. Since Lasik is a very delicate operation,...

2014-04-15 16:28:16

MASON, Ohio, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haag-Streit's Ophthalmic Surgical Microscope can now be used with the Lenstar LS 900 Biometer to enhance surgical procedures and directly affect efficiency and workflow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73296 "Doctors no longer have to take a printed picture of the eye from the office and tape it to the microscope stand," said Donna Rathbone, Director of Biometry Marketing for Haag-Streit USA. "Data can be transferred...

2014-04-15 16:28:05

SARATOGA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, today announced two changes to its Board of Directors. Ophthalmic industry veteran, Mark Forchette has joined the board in a new seat; John Ryan is filling ONSET Ventures existing board seat. Mark Forchette brings thirty years of experience in ophthalmic sales, marketing and business unit...

2014-04-14 08:40:18

With support from Alcon, the Program Aims to Strengthen Ophthalmic Pediatric and Cataract Services in Shandong Province NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) is visiting Jinan for the second time to conduct an intensive and comprehensive training and skills exchange program aimed at strengthening ophthalmic services in Shandong Province. Alongside its longtime sponsor, Alcon, the global leader in eye care, the Orbis program will focus on...

2014-04-11 23:01:23

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and Weil Eye Care is offering tips to help keep eyes protected during sports. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, Weil Eye Care reminds coaches, parents and athletes to make sure to use proper eye protection while taking part in athletic activities. The Optical Boutique at Weil Eye Care carries a large selection of sports eyewear...

2014-04-10 23:02:34

CLEContactLenses.com is helping spread the word that now spring is here, seasonal allergies will soon follow and this spells trouble for contact lens wearers. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Now that spring time is here, everyone can enjoy the outdoors a little more, thanks to more hours of daylight along with warmer temperatures. Whether one finds themselves hiking, gardening or enjoying a nice bike ride, most will be affected by the change of season in an unpleasant way. The down...

2014-04-08 12:32:06

Dr. Sandy T. Feldman Provides Tips for Individuals with Cataracts SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) estimates that approximately 22 million Americans over the age of 40 suffer from cataracts, while more than half will be diagnosed with this condition by the time they reach the age of 80. According to a recent study conducted by the AAO, it was determined that individuals who undergo cataract surgery to correct their vision have a lower...

2014-04-06 20:20:30

Leading Ophthalmologists Provide an Update on Breakthroughs in Artificial Vision Research TOKYO, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, M.D., coordinating investigator and founding director of the Institute for Ophthalmologic Research at University Eye Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany, presented an update on breakthroughs in artificial...

2014-04-04 23:38:36

Ophthalmologist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, was among a select group of world class faculty members invited to speak at Alcon's "Advancements in Refractive and Cataract Surgery Symposium". Fort Myers, Fl (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Ophthalmologist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, was among a select group of world class faculty members invited to speak at Alcon's "Advancements in Refractive and Cataract Surgery Symposium" held in Fort Worth, TX March 27 - 29. Dr....


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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