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2014-05-26 23:03:59

Woolfson Eye Institute, one of the leading LASIK and vision correction centers in the southeastern United States (offering procedures at 12 locations and still growing) recently announced that over 300 doctors around the country have trusted Dr. Woolfson to perform the LASIK procedure on their own eyes. Atlanta, GA. (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Woolfson Eye Institute, one of the leading LASIK and vision correction centers in the southeastern United States (offering procedures at 12 locations and...

2014-05-23 23:06:30

Beverly Hills retinal ophthalmologist, David J. Parks, MD has been named a top doctor for his outstanding work in the field of ophthalmology. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Los Angeles retinal ophthalmologist David J. Parks, MD has been awarded the designation of “top doctor” for the 11th consecutive year by Castle Connolly Medical Lmtd. Castle Connolly is one of America’s leading sources for identifying the top doctors in the country. In addition to Cedars-Sinai Medical...

2014-05-22 23:06:35

Dr John Pino spends twelve months of the year helping patients with vision-limiting conditions. However, to coincide with May’s ‘Healthy Vision Month’, Dr Pino is taking extra steps to urge every Tennessean get an eye exam, know their family’s eye history and take positive action to ensure prolonged good vision. Lebanon, TN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 While most only reluctantly book an eye exam after repeated reminders from their clinic, Dr Pino who has offices in Lebanon, Columbia and...

2014-05-22 23:06:34

Dr. Steven Schoenbart spends twelve months of the year helping patients with vision-limiting conditions. However, to coincide with May’s ‘Healthy Vision Month’, Dr Schoenbart is taking extra steps to urge every New Yorker get an eye exam, know their family’s eye history and take positive action to ensure prolonged good vision. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 While most only reluctantly book an eye exam after repeated reminders from their clinic, Dr. Steven Schoenbart is...

2014-05-22 23:06:27

After a period of growth and decline, the Glasses and Contact Lens Manufacturing industry will experience stable demand over the next five years; moreover, as the US population ages, manufacturers will look to capitalize on heightened demand for lens products though smaller companies will be hurt by technological advances, being forced to exit the industry or consolidate into larger companies that seek access to their intellectual property. For these reasons, industry research firm...

2014-05-22 23:04:41

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Ophthalmology Diagnostics and Surgical Devices Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/ophthalmology-diagnostics-surgical-devices.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ophthalmology Diagnostics and Surgical...

2014-05-22 16:26:40

A Randomized Double-Blind Human Clinical Trial Evaluating the Efficacy of Lenstatin in Inhibiting Cataract Formation and Progression After Pars Plana Vitrectomy WILMINGTON, N.C., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are conflicting scientific reports on the effectiveness of nutritional antioxidants in preventing or slowing the growth of age related cataracts, despite extensive basic science research indicating that oxidative damage to the human lens is a common underlying etiologic...

2014-05-22 08:30:52

Eye physicians volunteer to provide exams and care at no out-of-pocket cost for seniors through EyeCare America SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - is issuing seven tips to help older adults take care of their eyes as they age to ensure longer independence and wellbeing. The Academy is offering the advice as part of its efforts to support the National Eye Institute's...

2014-05-22 08:28:41

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX) today announced that data from a one-year, multi-center study demonstrates the safety and durability of its proprietary MicroPulse technology as a treatment for glaucoma. The educational symposium was led by Drs. Ike Ahmed, David Gossage, and Elias Reichel and was attended by more than 300 ophthalmologists during the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) conference in April....

2014-05-20 12:32:41

Introduction Of Single-Use, Pre-Sterilized MSICS Kit Increases Large-Scale Approach Toward The Elimination Of Blindness Due To Cataracts NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HelpMeSee - a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness - today announced its cataract elimination expansion campaign to begin throughout 23 countries in Western (Franco-phone) and Sub-Saharan Africa countries through a new partnership that introduces the use of single-use, pre-sterilized MSICS...


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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