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A Laser That Is Revolutionizing Modern-Day Cataract Surgery San Antonio, TEXAS (PRWEB) November 06, 2014 A breakthrough in laser technology is now allowing
Recent studies show low awareness of diabetic eye disease among African-Americans and Hispanics, low uptake of sight-saving exams among Medicare beneficiaries SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.
Agreement represents the first distributor relationship outside the mainland United States for the company's ophthalmic formulations, which are now available by prescription in 36 states and US territories
UITHOORN, The Netherlands, November 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HOYA will be headline sponsor at the European Academy of Optometry and Optics' (EAOO) annual conference in Budapest
New for 2015, The Cornea Society will offer a simultaneous English-to-Spanish language translation of the upcoming World Cornea Congress VII (WCCVII).
On Saturday, November 15, 2014 the South Florida community will have the opportunity to walk at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale, in support of finding a cure for blinding retinal
“Dr. Kasper has a reputation for providing outstanding care for all patients with medical and surgical eye problems” said Dr.
Leading eye surgeon Jeffrey Martin, MD and North Shore Eye Care have once again been nominated in three categories in this year’s ‘Best of L.I.
Beginning today, CLEContactLenses.com is offering a spooktacular deal of 3% off plus complimentary ground shipping for all contact lens orders placed on or before midnight of October 31, 2013.
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...
- A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
- (in plural) Money; cash.
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