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2014-07-21 12:25:00

Prof. Koch joins other thought leaders in ophthalmology and optometry to help guide PowerVision through the development and launch of the first lens implant to restore clear vision at all distances BELMONT, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that Douglas D. Koch, M.D., the Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair of Ophthalmology, and Professor of Ophthalmology, at...

2014-06-30 23:15:42

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Contact Lenses and Solutions markets. Global market for Contact Lenses and Solutions is projected to cross US$14.1 billion by the year 2020, driven by rising incidence of ophthalmic disorders and surging adoption of disposable contact lenses. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Eyesight of people constantly changes with progression of age, with eye lenses thickening, losing flexibility which...

2014-06-24 08:32:02

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has received CE Marking (Conformite Europeenne) in Europe for the TECNIS(®) Symfony Extended Range of Vision intraocular lens (IOL) for the treatment of cataract patients who may also have a diminished ability to focus on near objects (presbyopia). Standard IOLs can be used in cataract treatment to improve distance vision, but the TECNIS Symfony IOL is a first-of-its kind lens that is intended to...

2014-06-16 16:24:40

Proceeds to support company through the completion of the ongoing CE Mark study and the launch of the U.S. pivotal study of the FluidVision(TM) accommodating intraocular lens BELMONT, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the company has completed a $30 million Series D financing round. New investors Aisling Capital and Correlation Venture...

2014-04-28 16:30:59

Data show excellent vision restored with revolutionary accommodating intraocular lens BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that six-month data from the pilot study of the FluidVision(TM) lens confirmed the lens' ability to restore vision at all distances. Results were presented by principal investigator Professor Paul Roux of the Optimed Eye and...

2014-03-18 23:23:16

Market Size - $7.91 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.7%, Market Trends – Growing demand for daily disposable contact lenses. View Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/contact-lenses-market. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The global market for contact lenses is expected to reach USD 12.48 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Expanding user base coupled with aging population is expected to drive market growth over the...

2014-03-11 08:28:57

BELMONT, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the first 10 patients have received lens implants in its multi-center clinical study assessing the performance of the lens in cataract patients. These patients received their implants at the three eye centers in South Africa that are participating in the study; four sites in Germany are also participating in...

2014-02-24 08:27:29

ALBANY, New York, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz announces that it has published a new study Contact Lens Market (Gas Permeable Contact Lens and Soft Contact Lens) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 [http://www.researchmoz.us/contact-lens-market-gas-permeable-contact-lens-and-soft-contact-lens-global-industry-analysis-size-share-growth-trends-and-forecast-2013-2019-report.html ] .The report focuses primarily on...

2014-01-27 23:02:25

“Vision Without Glasses” teaches people how to improve their vision effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to apply. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “Vision Without Glasses” was created by Duke Peterson, who had worked in the ophthalmology business for over 25 years. This program provides people useful home remedies to reduce visual problems such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, lazy eye, cross-eye, poor night vision,...

2014-01-15 23:24:28

Vision Without Glasses by Duke Peterson is among the top selling digital products for improving eyesight. With many articles and blogs talking on this product, ReviewsGod.com brings out a detailed review of this product. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Vision Without Glasses is a common name online for people who are searching to improve their eyesight without risky and expensive procedure. The entire Vision Without Glasses program has been made by refining the experiences of Dr....


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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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