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2014-09-30 08:33:35

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While drinking too much alcohol is known to cause vision impairment, studies have shown that drinking red wine can have a positive effect on one's vision by helping to prevent eyesight from deteriorating. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that resveratrol, a common substance typically found in high levels in grape skins (and therefore red wine), can stop the growth of harmful blood vessels and protect the...

2014-09-29 08:30:12

A single ILUVIEN implant provides treatment for three years ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) ("Alimera"), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that it will hold a conference call to provide additional information regarding the recent approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of ILUVIEN(®) for the treatment of...

2014-09-26 08:25:40

Novel formulation, dosed twice daily, shows superiority to placebo (vehicle gel) in eliminating inflammation and pain following cataract surgery in Phase 3 study If approved, sub-micron loteprednol etabonate would be the first BID (or twice-day) ophthalmic steroid. Expect to file in the U.S. in Second Half of 2015 Expect to launch in the U.S. in Second Half of 2016 LAVAL, Quebec, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch + Lomb, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International,...

2014-09-23 23:03:17

The ophthalmology surgery devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-ophthalmology-surgery-devices-9102894245.html (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The ophthalmology surgery devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market was valued $1,849.5 million in 2012 and is estimated to...

2014-09-22 23:04:04

The European ophthalmology surgery devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-ophthalmology-surgery-devices-4991073558.html (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The European ophthalmology surgery devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market in Europe was valued $1,321.9 million in 2012 and is...

2014-09-22 23:03:09

Rockland Chrysler Dodge Jeep continues their support for the Foundation Fighting Blindness with the Blind Egg Challenge. Nanuet, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 In a continued effort to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Rockland Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is launching an awareness campaign inspired by the ice bucket challenge. The Blind Egg Challenge (#blindeggchallenge or #ffbBEC) aims to raise awareness and funds for the cause. The Blind Egg Challenge involves throwing an egg in the...

2014-09-22 12:28:34

NEW YORK, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistence Market Research (http://www.persistencemarketresearch.com) Released New Market Report on "Global Market Study on Ophthalmic Devices: Asia to Witness Highest Growth by 2020," the global ophthalmic devices market was valued at USD 29,171.5 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 42,685.1 million in 2020. Browse the full Global Market Study on...

2014-09-22 08:29:12

IOP Levels Stable and Below 14mmHG after one year in another series MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc. reported today that it shared one year results from 34 patients treated, utilizing the current surgical technique for the InnFocus MicroShunt (TM) glaucoma drainage implant, at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) meeting in London. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147504 Professor Dr. Isabelle Riss of Bordeaux, France...

2014-09-22 04:21:43

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd. has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for myopic choroidal neovascularization (myopic CNV). EYLEA has already been approved in Japan for the treatment of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD), and...

2014-09-18 23:13:58

Dropless Technology Eliminates Daily Eye Drops After Surgery for Most Patients Goodlettsville, TN (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Loden Vision Centers and James Loden, M.D. are pleased to announce truly innovative technology that will provide valuable time savings and convenience for cataract patients. Dr. Loden and his team of cataract surgeons now offers a “Dropless” option for cataract patients. This allows the surgeons to dispense post-operative medications during the cataract...


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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