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During the five years to 2019, industry revenue is forecast to grow due to growing demand for prescription eyewear from the rapidly aging population.
Helen Harris passed away on Christmas Eve evening in her home in Woodland Hills California after an 8 year battle with aggressive metastatic breast cancer.
The Atlanta Vision Institute, center for Atlanta LASIK Surgery, is currently utilizing the LensX Femtosecond Laser to perform cataract surgery. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB)
Eye Care Associates is providing complimentary ground shipping on its websites clecontactlenses.com and shopcle.com on December 18th, 2014. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB)
Approaching its 40-year anniversary, Los Angeles ophthalmology clinic sets sights on growth Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 The University
Regular eye exams can detect vision problems as well as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and other serious health issues SAN DIEGO, Dec.
Making hundreds of South Florida children's wishes come true MIAMI, Dec.
National research foundation awards $1.2 million to scientists conducting groundbreaking research to find a cure for macular degeneration and other retinal diseases CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Dec.
CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
CF101 is currently one of the few Oral Drugs developed for Glaucoma PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Dec.
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....
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...
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,...
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...
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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