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2011-05-20 13:08:17

Suspicion of melanoma: In the future, doctors can pull out a new type of microscope to get to the bottom of suspicious changes in the skin. It provides a high-resolution image of skin areas of any size "“ and so quickly that you can hold it in your hand without blurring the resulting picture.Are the dark spots on a patient's skin malignant? In the future, doctors will be able to take a closer look at suspicious blemishes using a new microscope "“ with results in just a few...

2011-05-12 07:27:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, March 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (NASDAQ: SHMR) expects to issue its first quarter 2011 earnings press release on Thursday, May 19, 2011, and has scheduled a conference call to discuss those results at 10:00 A.M. ET that morning. The conference call will be broadcast live as a listen-only webcast. To listen live, please go to www.kcsa.com approximately five minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. You will need to...

2011-05-11 06:17:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contact lens wearers are significantly non-compliant in virtually all the active steps involved in soft contact lens wear, including hand washing, case hygiene, lens disinfection and following the recommended lens replacement schedule, according to new data on patient attitudes and behaviors regarding compliance with soft contact lenses. Findings from two online surveys of frequent replacement contact lens wearers, along with a review of...

2011-05-05 06:17:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After ten years of contact lens wear, patients are equally successful wearing contact lenses whether they were first fitted as children or as teenagers, new research shows. The study found that whether first fit as a child or as a teen, current wearers were similarly comfortable and compliant, and reported similar frequency of prior adverse events while wearing contact lenses. The findings were presented today at The Association for...

2011-05-04 06:17:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, sight is valued as the most important of the five senses, along with a strong belief that good vision positively impacts quality of life.(1) However, while 85 percent of Americans recognize that ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage their eyes, only 65 percent wear sunglasses for protection and even fewer (39 percent) make sure their children wear sunglasses.(1) "Short-term damage can be hard to notice, but long-term exposure...

2011-04-27 04:08:00

NAGOYA, Japan, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Menicon Co., Ltd. announced the appointment of Manuel Martin as Chief Financial Officer for Europe on April 27. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110427/IN89344 ) Martin joins Menicon with over 15 years' experience in finance covering diverse companies and sectors. During this time, he has headed projects on organizational change, working capital, methods for controlling and auditing, and new business strategies as well as...

2011-04-21 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA) today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended April 1, 2011 on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss the Company's first quarter results and recent corporate developments. The dial-in number for the conference call is 877-941-2930 for...

2011-04-15 06:06:00

PEORIA, Ill., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Mother's and Father's Day, moms and dads across America want to go single - with single gradient sunglasses, that is. What's the hottest gift on their list? New MauiGradient(TM) sunglasses from Maui Jim®. MauiGradient lenses are the company's first foray into single gradient technology. These lenses are featured in the most fashion forward frame styles of the season; and this year it's all about seeing the world more...

2011-03-29 10:06:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance Corporation (Oxford), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, today announced that it closed a $5 million round of debt financing for SynergEyes, Inc. The transaction includes a $2.5 million senior secured term loan and a $2.5 million revolving line of credit. These funds will be used to support the company's marketing and manufacturing growth as it launches its second generation silicone hydrogel hybrid contact lens, Duette(TM)....

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2011-03-22 06:25:00

By Pam Frost Gorder, Ohio State University Engineers at Ohio State University have invented a lens that enables microscopic objects to be seen from nine different angles at once to create a 3D image. Other 3D microscopes use multiple lenses or cameras that move around an object; the new lens is the first single, stationary lens to create microscopic 3D images by itself. Allen Yi, associate professor of integrated systems engineering at Ohio State, and postdoctoral researcher Lei Li described...


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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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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