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2014-10-01 08:31:06

Regular eye exams encouraged to ensure proper vision OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - October is Children's Vision Month and Doctors of Optometry Canada are reminding parents to take their children for a yearly eye exam. At school, socially and in play, vision problems can prevent children from reaching their full potential. With 80 per cent of learning based on vision, an eye exam from a Doctor of Optometry is the best way to help ensure children achieve optimal learning and...

2014-09-30 23:02:31

HIMS, the innovator in assistive technology for the visually impaired, and Diotek, leaders in OCR, speech and handwriting technologies for smartphones, announce merger that could shape the worldwide future of assistive technology for blind and visually impaired Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 HIMS International Corporation, the parent company of Austin-based HIMS Inc., a global leader in the assistive technology field, providing hardware as well as software solutions to the blind...

2014-09-30 08:31:39

As Halloween approaches, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Offers Consumers Advice and Resources on Safe Contact Lens Wear and Care JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Come fall, many children, teenagers, and even adults begin to think about "who" or "what" they want to be for Halloween. And, a number of them are tempted to complete their look with decorative contact lenses bought without a prescription. Halloween, however, isn't the only time of year that people purchase and...

2014-09-26 23:05:50

Vision-e (http://www.Visione.com), provider of cost-effective business productivity applications and customized services, today announced that Maryann Lawler will join the company as President eAdministrator Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Vision-e, a salesforce.com partner providing sales productivity software, applications and services, announced today that Maryann Lawler has been appointed as President eAdministrator. In this position, Lawler will oversee the development of...

2014-09-25 23:03:22

Microscan introduces the CloudLink Web HMI, a simple graphical window for visualizing live inspections performed by AutoVISION software and smart cameras on any web-enabled device. Renton, WA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, announces the latest innovation as part of its award-winning AutoVISION® machine vision suite, CloudLink web HMI. A machine vision visualization tool for AutoVISION, CloudLink...

2014-09-23 23:07:06

Extra photoreceptor gene discovered in Tetrachromat Artist, giving the ability to process different variations of color luminance compared to average human color vision observer San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 In a recent study, it was discovered that artist Concetta Antico possesses the genetic building blocks for an extra color cone class and this potential may allow her to see more shades of color than the average human. This is an extraordinary discovery, especially since...

2014-09-23 08:27:06

How to keep your head in the game and your eyes on the ball HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since approximately seventy percent of the neural connections in the brain are involved with vision and visual processing, how likely is it that a concussion will cause visual disturbances? Can potential problems be avoided or treated with vision therapy? Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147726 4D Vision Gym, Optometry and Vision Therapy will address these...

2014-09-22 23:03:09

Rockland Chrysler Dodge Jeep continues their support for the Foundation Fighting Blindness with the Blind Egg Challenge. Nanuet, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 In a continued effort to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Rockland Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is launching an awareness campaign inspired by the ice bucket challenge. The Blind Egg Challenge (#blindeggchallenge or #ffbBEC) aims to raise awareness and funds for the cause. The Blind Egg Challenge involves throwing an egg in the...

2014-09-22 12:28:34

NEW YORK, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistence Market Research (http://www.persistencemarketresearch.com) Released New Market Report on "Global Market Study on Ophthalmic Devices: Asia to Witness Highest Growth by 2020," the global ophthalmic devices market was valued at USD 29,171.5 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 42,685.1 million in 2020. Browse the full Global Market Study on...

2014-09-22 08:29:12

IOP Levels Stable and Below 14mmHG after one year in another series MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc. reported today that it shared one year results from 34 patients treated, utilizing the current surgical technique for the InnFocus MicroShunt (TM) glaucoma drainage implant, at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) meeting in London. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147504 Professor Dr. Isabelle Riss of Bordeaux, France...


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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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