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2015-05-05 16:26:50

MISSION, Kan., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Which health screenings and exams are top priorities for you? If you're like most adults, monitoring your weight, cholesterol, and blood

2015-05-05 12:29:37

Presentation covers a research collaboration between Absorption Systems and Jade Therapeutics EXTON, Pa., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The preclinical contract research organization

2015-05-04 23:04:17

Breakthrough eyedrop therapeutic to treat Diabetic Retinopathy. Oklahoma City, OK and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 EyeCRO LLC and NeuMedics Inc.,

2015-05-04 16:34:14

Fund established to help rebuild ophthalmic services for patients in devastated areas SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the devastating earthquake

2015-05-04 08:28:13

For Rare Eye Disease First Appearing in Childhood or Adolescence LEXINGTON, Massachusetts and COLUMBIA, Maryland, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP,

2015-04-30 23:09:43

Khanna Vision Institute announced it's expanding into Marina Del Ray to better serve the population of Marina Del Ray suffering from

2015-04-30 23:05:12

The North America ophthalmology surgery device market anticipated to grow at a high rate due to increasing aging population and rising prevalence of ocular disorder.

2015-04-30 08:42:23

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for buying shades that give the most protection from harmful UV rays SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows sunglasses make

2015-04-29 23:02:27

Khanna Vision Institute announced that Rajesh Khanna MD attended the annual


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.