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Vision Impairment And Nearsightedness More Pronounced In Those With Higher Levels Of Education

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Mainz University Medical Center demonstrates that education and behavior play as large a role in the development of myopia, or nearsightedness, as genetic factors do....

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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...

2014-07-17 23:07:03

The Cornea Society has awarded the Castroviejo Medal, the society’s highest honor, to UC-Davis Health System Eye Center Professor and Chair Mark J. Mannis, MD, F.A.C.S. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Cornea Society has awarded the Castroviejo Medal, the society’s highest honor, to UC-Davis Health System Eye Center Professor and Chair Mark J. Mannis, MD, F.A.C.S. The medal, named in honor of Ramon Castroviejo, the father of modern corneal transplant surgery and the...

2014-07-17 08:29:09

VICTUS Platform Offers One of the Largest Arrays of FDA-Cleared Applications for Femto-Assisted Cataract and Refractive Surgery LAVAL, Quebec, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bausch + Lomb has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VICTUS(®) Femtosecond Laser Platform for laser-assisted lens fragmentation* during cataract...

2014-07-16 23:08:21

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy, MD comments on a study finding LASIK as an effective option for Naval aviators. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 A recent study has found that femtosecond-assisted wavefront-guided LASIK, a bladeless form of the popular eye correction surgery, results in fast and effective outcomes for Naval aviators. Previously, LASIK had not been approved as a procedure for Naval aviators, who instead had to undergo photorefractive keratectomy (also known as...

2014-07-15 23:12:22

Atlanta Vision Institute is offering a free upgrade to the advanced IntraLase™ procedure for a limited time. This procedure is bladeless and is performed with the fifth generation iFS™ advanced femtosecond laser. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Atlanta Vision Institute specializes in laser eye surgery in Atlanta, GA utilizing the latest and most advanced LASIK technology. The LASIK provider is currently offering a free upgrade to the advanced IntraLase™ procedure (also referred to...

2014-07-13 23:01:00

Transparency Market Research include new market research report "Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/intraocular-lenses-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 Intraocular lens...

2014-07-08 23:07:41

Empowered by state-of-the-art Femto LDV Femtosecond Surgical Laser machine, The Braverman Eye Center now corrects Vision Problems with All Laser Bladeless Z-LASIK in Miami and also conducts many other refractive surgeries and procedures. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Empowered by state-of-the-art Femto LDV Femtosecond Surgical Laser machine, The Braverman Eye Center now corrects Vision Problems with All Laser Bladeless Z-LASIK in Miami and also conducts many other...

2014-07-08 08:31:27

Avellino Lab USA's Genetic Test Makes LASIK Safer for the 350,000 Patients Who Undergo the Procedure Each Year RENTON, Wash., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King LASIK, a leading-edge, full service eye care facility with seven Pacific Northwest locations, today announced its partnership with Avellino Lab USA, developer of the only commercially available genetic test worldwide for Granular Corneal Dystrophy (GCD), a disease that can eventually lead to complete loss of vision. King...

2014-07-01 08:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its new Visian® ICL(TM) Preloaded System. The Preloaded ICL provides a number of benefits to both surgeons and their patients during the delivery of STAAR's Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) into the eye. STAAR plans the official launch of the...

2014-06-30 23:03:20

Davis Vision Expands to lessen wait times, improve patient care. South Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT recently expanded their office and surgery center to improve service and provide LASIK patients with shorter wait times. The expansion comes with an influx of Salt Lake City patients who are ready to give up glasses and contacts for good and undergo LASIK surgery for better vision. “At Davis Vision Center, my staff and I are proud to be one...


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