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Observe legally blind, low vision patients seeing the world clearly for the first time because of eSight Glasses: the first, and only patented technology in the world that helps legally blind
On-demand Launch Event Features the first U.S. Patient Injections of ILUVIEN ATLANTA, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc.
Primary eye care doctors attending this year’s symposium will receive 6 COPE credit hours in the pre and post-operative management of surgical, tertiary and medical eye care for the most common
AMO and Review of Ophthalmology chose Dr.
As lead instructor, Dr. Martin will assist fellow ophthalmologists attending the Skills Transfer Session in learning how to perform Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery.
This invitation-only event will be highlighted with interactive discussions that explore a wide variety of topics relevant to today’s refractive surgery practitioners. SMITHTOWN,
Novel approach could provide more realistic testing environment for patients at risk for falls SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Falls are the leading cause of injury-related
Current Director Randy Lindholm Named Chair; Tim Willis Joins Board MIAMI, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc. reports Director Randy Lindholm has been named Chairman
WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring five Members of Congress
American Academy of Ophthalmology commends lawmakers for repealing Medicare physician pay formula; encourages further steps to support access to high-quality eye care WASHINGTON, April 16,
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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