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2014-10-30 12:29:33

ISNES, Belgium, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSTAR Medical SA, a privately held ophthalmic device company, announced today that the first patient in its European multi-center clinical trial has been successfully implanted with the STARflo(TM) glaucoma drainage device. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126825 The study will be conducted at leading clinical study sites across Europe to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the STARflo(TM) system in patients with...

2014-10-29 23:09:54

eeColorPlus technology improves perceived quality of digital images while reducing power required by display devices St. Augustine, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Entertainment Experience LLC announced today that it has partnered with Razzor Technologies of Irvine, CA to extend the capabilities of its patented digital image processing platform, eeColor. Incorporating Razzor’s patent pending sharpness, contrast and brightness algorithms offers additional adaptive processing options for...

2014-10-29 23:07:24

Microscan announces the launch of Visionscape® I-PAK® VH, a software solution that brings the capabilities of the company’s latest Vision HAWK Smart Cameras to a simple, adaptable machine vision inspection interface. Renton, WA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, announces the launch of Visionscape® I-PAK® VH, a software solution that brings the capabilities of the company’s latest...

2014-10-28 23:05:29

Bold Optometry is having a fall promotion for eye exams and contact lens exams for clients at the Newport Beach or La Palma office location. Call the office or visit the website to receive the promotional prices Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Bold Optometry has just announced a special fall promotion for clients who are need of an eye exam. The promotion is valid at either the Newport Beach or La Palma location. According to founder Dr. Michael Bold, OD, the promotion is one...

2014-10-27 12:26:23

Desire for Greater Efficacy and Improved Convenience Drive Perceived Value of Emerging Therapies for Wet Form of the Disease, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that retinal specialists in the EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom) report patient share for Bayer's Eylea, the most recently launched anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agent for the treatment of wet...

2014-10-23 23:12:53

San Francisco-based Bleen Inc. in collaboration with leading eastern European scientists announce the launch of Bleen, a breakthrough technology that re-imagines the holographic projection system of tomorrow. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 San Francisco-based Bleen Inc. in collaboration with leading eastern European scientists announce the launch of Bleen, a breakthrough technology that re-imagines the holographic projection system of tomorrow. With a research...

2014-10-23 23:03:58

The industry has also benefited from regulations that have established optometrists' role in eye care, thus insulating the industry from competition from opticians. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Optometrists industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Optometrists industry has exhibited slight growth due to robust demand from elderly individuals with age-related eye ailments, including...

2014-10-23 08:35:35

Change the lives of children living in poverty SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need is great, as around 400 million children in the world under the age of 13 live in extreme poverty, according to the World Bank. That's more than the entire population of the United States. In the U.S. extreme poverty has hit a new high; recent studies show over 1.6 million households with children are living on less than $2 per person, per day.[1] This Christmas shoppers can help fight...

2014-10-22 12:30:45

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Glaucoma Foundation's recently concluded 2014 International Scientific Think Tank was TGF's third consecutive annual gathering to focus on exfoliation syndrome (XFS), an age-related systemic disease characterized by the production and accumulation of a whitish material in many ocular as well as non-ocular tissues. Three years ago TGF made a decision to devote its efforts to curing exfoliation syndrome. Worldwide, XFS is the most...

2014-10-21 12:32:23

Implanted Lens System is a Novel Solution for Dry AMD Symptoms CHICAGO, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London Eye Hospital Pharma, a London based medical device and pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has initiated US discussions to gain clinical data for its iolAMD lens system (http://www.iolAMD.com ). iolAMD is a novel intraocular lens system designed to restore lost vision and provide an independent lifestyle for patients with early, intermediate and advanced...


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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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maffling
  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
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