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2014-11-20 08:32:58

National research foundation will host FREE seminars in Naples and Palm Beach Gardens on age-related macular degeneration to provide information on the latest research, treatment and technology for

2014-11-20 04:22:18

CRESTWOOD, Ky., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apellis Pharmaceuticals announced today that it entered into an agreement to acquire Potentia Pharmaceuticals.

2014-11-19 23:04:12

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Eyewear Market: 2014 Edition" report to its research store.

2014-11-18 23:13:17

A new service launched recently in Philadelphia: high-quality prescription glasses delivered to an eye care professional’s office in as little as three hours. Philadelphia,

2014-11-18 04:21:50

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd.

2014-11-17 12:28:27

ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc.

2014-11-14 08:32:51

BERLIN and BOSTON, November 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the world's largest neuroscience meeting, SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) presents its next generation eye tracking

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2014-11-14 05:51:32

A team of researchers from Israel and the UK are looking to add to the number of medical devices that can be used to treat visual impairments by developing a new prosthetic unit for use by retinal degeneration patients.


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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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