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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...

2014-10-21 08:31:13

TELTOW, Germany and BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SMI introduces slim Natural Gaze(TM) design for mobile eye tracking glasses at major international conferences SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), eye tracking technology leader, introduces a new Natural Gaze(TM) design for the head gear of its leading wireless Eye Tracking Glasses (SMI ETG 2w) at Research & Results, Munich/Germany, October 22-23, HFES, Chicago/USA, Oct 27-31 and SfN,...

2014-10-18 12:21:28

Vision Health Professionals Welcome Proposed New Regulations OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, in a move widely supported by optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced that Health Canada will be consulting on new guidance for industry that will lead to non-corrective or 'cosmetic' contact lenses being regulated as medical devices. 'Cosmetic' contact lenses (also called decorative lenses) are used to change the colour or...

2014-10-17 08:25:43

InnFocus MicroShunt® showing promising results in reducing IOP in glaucoma patients. CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc., reported on results of 59 glaucoma patients treated outside the United States for up to 3 years with the InnFocus MicroShunt® at the 2014 Ophthalmology Innovation Summit in Chicago. The Summit was held prior to the beginning of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The Company also said it expects to have treated...

2014-10-16 23:03:41

Licensing Agreement Signed For Canadian Market Expected Revenue In Excess Of $30MM USD (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Eye Machine, LLC today announced the signing of an agreement providing Eye Machine Canada the exclusive rights to market the company’s non-invasive treatment for macular degeneration. This agreement is expected to provide The Eye Machine a cash flow in excess of $30 million USD over the first ten years following FDA trial completion and approval from both licensing and...

2014-10-16 23:03:07

Eye Care Associates has recently added the new Air Optix Color Contact Lens to its website. Color contact lens wearers can now rejoice as this new product can help alleviate the loss of Acuvue Colours which have been discontinued a year ago. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of ShopCLE.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin