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2014-09-18 23:04:04

The Braverman Eye Center, a well-known name in the field of eye care and corrections offers accurate evaluation and advanced treatment for cataracts in Fort Lauderdale performing surgeries that repairs the vision with minimum invasion. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Braverman Eye Center, a well-known name in the field of eye care and corrections, is offering accurate evaluation and advanced treatment for cataracts in Fort Lauderdale, performing surgeries that...

2014-09-18 08:30:04

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds U.S. and European Markets for Surgical Microscopes, a September 2014 research report of 83 pages, to its library. This report provides a detailed look at new trends, such as integration into OT's like BrianLAB suites, addresses new ASP for ENT surgical microscopes and provides a cross reference with another neuro report. Complete report is available at...

2014-09-17 08:30:36

World's largest conference for eye physicians and surgeons to be held in conjunction with the European Society of Ophthalmology Oct. 17-21 in Chicago SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, today announced the highlights of its upcoming 118(th) annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the European Society of Ophthalmology Oct. 17-21 at Chicago's...

2014-09-17 08:27:27

SYDNEY, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SAINT collaboration between Pierre Toussaint and AM Eyewear transpired out of a shared desire for superior optics. As a leading fashion photographer, Pierre understands the need for a precision lens, and so chooses to shoot using ZEISS photographic lenses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705753-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705753-b ) (Logo:...

2014-09-16 08:29:26

Regeneron plans to submit sBLA for this indication by year end TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection Breakthrough Therapy designation for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME). The designation is based on positive results in two Phase 3 trials (VIVID-DME and VISTA-DME), in which...

2014-09-15 23:04:19

The European ophthalmology diagnostic and monitoring devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-opthalmology-diagnostic-and-monitoring-devices-9701147994.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The European ophthalmology diagnostic and monitoring devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The ophthalmology...

2014-09-15 04:21:15

Professor Eberhart Zrenner Leads Discussion of Alpha IMS Patient Results One Year Post Implantation at Europe's Largest Ophthalmology Conference LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of...

2014-09-12 12:25:28

Laser Approved for Treatment of PCV, CSR CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantel Medical today announced CE Mark approval for its Vitra(TM) PDT photodynamic therapy laser platform, for the treatment of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) and central serous retinopathy (CSR). Quantel, the sole manufacturer of this laser technology, plans to begin commercializing the laser platform immediately in countries requiring CE registration. PCV, a disease of the...

2014-09-10 08:31:11

Shirato Eye Clinic of Tokyo is first Japanese center to use the MicroShunt for Glaucoma MIAMI, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc. reported today that the first two surgeries have been conducted in Japan in a clinical investigational study using the InnFocus MicroShunt(TM) glaucoma drainage implant. The surgeries were performed at the Yotsuya Shirato Eye Clinic in Tokyo, Japan. InnFocus has developed a safe, effective, sustainable and easy-to-perform alternative for the...

2014-09-09 16:26:52

American Academy of Ophthalmology explains common eye symptoms for adults in support of Healthy Aging Month SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 142 million Americans are age 40 and older, and it is around age 40 that many people start to notice changes in their eyesight that increase as they get older.[1] By 2030, it is predicted that more than 90 million people will be age 65 and older; one in six of these people will have vision impairment that cannot be...


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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