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2010-07-20 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA) today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended July 2, 2010 on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss the Company's second quarter results and recent corporate developments. The dial-in number for the conference call is...

2010-07-19 07:00:00

DALLAS, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty percent of everything a child learns in his first 12 years comes through his eyes and 25 percent of children have vision problems that could impact their learning. That's why author and healthy living expert Beth Aldrich is partnering with Essilor to encourage families to put eye exams and eco-friendly, impact-resistant Airwear lenses made of polycarbonate at the top of back-to-school lists. "Educators and eyecare professionals all agree that good...

2010-07-13 11:31:00

MONTCLAIR, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Photographers conquer the hassle of multiple shoulder bags when they roll with the new PSC100 by CaseCruzer. Snug padded dividers protect sensitive cameras and lenses, while a custom lid containing an interior universal sleeve secures most laptops. Soft camera bags that offer no protection can stay at home when the professional photographer flies with a CaseCruzer hard-shell ATA-approved carrying case. Sweating strict airline regulations is a...

2010-07-09 08:00:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions® SOLFX(TM) sunwear is quickly becoming a must-have among outdoor enthusiasts and athletes and Transitions Optical is ramping up for the high-intensity summer season with an expanded product line. The company has partnered with other leading brands to create prescription and non-prescription sunwear optimized for specific outdoor sports and activities. The lens colors and unique features of each product are...

2010-07-01 08:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced updates regarding the 2010 Tour de France and the custom renditions of premium performance sunglasses that riders will depend on as they strive for the yellow jersey. With the Oakley Custom Program, tour fans can create Oakley sunglasses that match those worn by their favorite tour competitors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100701/LA29440) (Photo:...

2010-06-23 09:00:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking healthy sight awareness to the streets of New York City, Transitions Optical has teamed up with Erik Estrada of the famed 70s TV show "CHiPs" to educate consumers about the importance of proper eyecare and eyewear. As a Healthy Sight Officer dressed in full uniform, Estrada led the Healthy Sight Patrol through high-traffic areas of the city yesterday, including Times Square and Bryant Park, and issued "Sightations" to those who were not...

2010-06-16 01:00:00

NAGOYA, Japan, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Menicon Co., Ltd. announced on June 16 that Menicon and Lagado Corporation based in Colorado, USA, reached an agreement for Lagado to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Menicon America Inc., effective as of June 14, 2010. Lagado will continue to operate from its current location in Englewood, Colorado, as a supplier of contact lens materials to custom gas permeable (GP) and soft contact lens manufacturers. The acquisition by Menicon will enable...

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2010-06-08 08:05:05

New 360 degree video surveillance system uses image stitching technology that is perfectly detailed edge to edge Traditional surveillance cameras can be of great assistance to law enforcement officers for a range of scenarios"”canvassing a crowd for criminal activity, searching for who left a suitcase beneath a bench, or trying to pick out a suspect who has fled a crime scene and blended into a teeming throng in the subway. But there are shortfalls. For starters, once they zoom in on a...

2010-06-02 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time in New York, New York. Barry G. Caldwell, President and CEO, will review the company's business strategy and recent corporate developments. STAAR will offer a live...

2010-05-26 14:14:33

Research: Effect on falls of providing single-lens distance vision glasses to multifocal glasses wearers: VISIBLE randomized controlled trial Providing single lens distance glasses to older people who wear multifocal glasses and who regularly take part in outdoor activities is a simple and effective way of preventing falls, concludes a study published on bmj.com today. However, the researchers warn that this strategy may not be appropriate for frailer people who spend more time indoors....


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2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.