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2014-03-24 12:30:49

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis of the US Retinal Therapeutics Market Improvements in Administration and Efficacy Drive GrowthSince the introduction of Lucentis in 2006, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonists have become the clear choice in treatment for age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and retinal vein occlusion due to their high efficacy and safety. This research...

2014-03-19 23:03:51

Braverman Eye Center now offers near-far multifocal PresbyLasik in Florida from their fully trained and dedicated doctors. They have helped many patients from Miami and Ft. Lauderdale in attaining better eyesight through LASIK and other latest technology used by the surgeons. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Braverman Eye Center now offers near-far multifocal PresbyLasik in Florida from their fully trained and dedicated doctors. They have helped many patients from Miami...

2014-03-19 08:28:19

Study shows modifiable lifestyle behaviors may alter the odds of developing sight loss not correctable with glasses or contact lenses SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A physically active lifestyle and occasional drinking are associated with a reduced risk of developing visual impairment, according to a study published online this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130405/MM89329LOGO Visual...

2014-03-17 16:28:35

HAYWARD, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The LenSx femtosecond laser revolutionizes the way cataract surgery is performed. Mark R. Mandel, MD, of Optima Eye Center, says, "Upon FDA approval, it was an exciting privilege to be one of the first practices in the Bay Area to offer the future of laser cataract surgery, and now, a year later, with so many happy patients, we know we made the right choice with the LenSx laser." The LenSx laser automates the challenging steps of...

2014-03-14 23:26:17

Dr. Cary Silverman uses the new technology to show viewers the surgical eye procedure through his own eyes. East Hanover, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Dr. Cary Silverman of EyeCare 20/20 is no stranger to utilizing innovative technologies. He is always looking to test new methods and ideas to stay ahead of the curve. Dr. Silverman and his EyeCare 20/20 team are one of the few ophthalmologists to offer HD Cataract Surgery using both the Catalys Precision Laser System and LenSx Laser. He was...

2014-03-14 12:28:04

NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Harry Koster and NY Vision Group are pleased to announce that they are the first ophthalmic practice in Manhattan to acquire the WaveLight® EX 500 Laser. "This laser is the most advanced LASIK laser available in the world -- providing phenomenal results. It's wonderful to have this laser in our Manhattan office where it is convenient for our patients," says Dr. Harry Koster, Medical Director of NY Vision Group. (Photo:...

2014-03-13 23:23:20

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Lens Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The industry report Global Lens Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends and future outlook for lenses in the world. This research includes historic market data from 2007 to 2013 and forecasts until 2018 which makes the report an...

2014-03-13 23:01:39

PAE's classic frames are now available with blue-filtering lenses for computer use. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Penn Avenue Eyewear (“PAE”) is pleased to announce the release of a new lens option, available on their website. Designed to prevent Digital Eye Strain (DES) and create a more pleasurable viewing experience on computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices, the lenses include a special coating that reflects and filters harmful blue light and reduces glare...

2014-03-12 23:24:56

Michael Tracy, MD, of Carlsbad Eye Care, comments on recent study linking polluted cities to dry eye syndrome. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 According to a recent article published on U.S. News & World Report, residents in cities with a high level of air pollution are three to four times more likely to develop dry eye syndrome when compared to individuals who live in areas with little air pollution. Michael Tracy, MD, of Carlsbad Eye Care in Carlsbad, California, commented on...

2014-03-12 12:29:13

Surveyed U.S. Payers Look for Substantial Delivery Achievements for Inclusion of New Agents in Formularies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and European retinal specialists ascribe a moderate to high unmet need for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) therapies that improve visual acuity. In line with this finding, surveyed U.S. retinal specialists expect that they...


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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