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2014-07-11 12:24:35

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With families free from the time demands of school and extracurricular activities, summertime is the perfect time for pediatricians to schedule physical checkups for school-aged children and younger. As Chicago-area adopters of the Spot((TM)) Vision Screener can attest, implementing the right technology can quickly and smoothly augment quality of service. "A lot of new technologies cause a disruption in the normal workflow, but Spot was...

2014-05-08 20:24:35

Company launches video to help raise awareness of the brand's history and impact on patients IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced the launch of a video recognizing the physician pioneers and patient communities who contributed to the development of BOTOX(®) (onabotulinumtoxinA), one of the most recognized pharmaceutical brands in the United States. The video kicks off a year-long campaign to commemorate the 25(th) anniversary of the first...

2013-04-11 15:01:20

But there's still inexplicable 5-fold difference in rates across England, similar to wide discrepancies in tonsil removal Rates of surgery to correct childhood squint in England have tumbled over the past 50 years, finds research published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. But there's still a fivefold difference between the areas with the lowest and highest rates of the procedure, similar to the wide variations in tonsil removal, and it's not clear why, say the authors....

2012-09-07 23:00:47

Developmental optometrist Dr. Tod Davis to open office for course by Lecoq Practice Development. Gainesville, VA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 From September 7th through the 9th, the Lecoq Practice Development team will be presenting “More Patients” Breakthrough Course at Dr. Tod Davis´ Gainesville office. The course is designed to break down communication issues between vision therapy offices and patients, parents, educators, and other professionals. It´s also been...

2012-05-24 23:00:08

Developmental optometrist Dr. Tod Davis discusses the cause of undiagnosed vision disorders in children, and what parents can do to seek diagnosis for their children. Gainesville, VA (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 If your child passed the standard eye examination given by your family optometrist and is still struggling to read or do his homework, you may want to have his vision evaluated by a developmental optometrist. According to Dr. Tod Davis, a developmental optometrist with more than 30 years of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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