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2014-04-22 23:14:01

Draganfly Innovations releases Multispectral Camera System which aides in gathering useful data for monitoring crop and environmental health. Saskatoon, SK (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Multispectral imaging has long been used to collect data-rich images which reveal things not visible to the naked eye, but equipment for this has traditionally been bulky, heavy, and expensive. Taking advantage of the newly miniaturized Tetracam ADC Micro camera, Draganfly Innovations now provides this payload...

2014-04-22 16:27:08

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/lens_markets_western_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThe industry report package Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends,...

2014-04-22 12:30:18

- Proceeds will Further Strengthen Avalanche's Proprietary BioFactoryTM Platform and Advance Clinical Program in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration - MENLO PARK, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc, a leader in the development of innovative gene therapies for serious eye diseases such as wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), today announced the successful completion of a $55 million Series B financing. New investors were led by Venrock, and...

2014-04-22 08:28:14

Innovative, Tissue-Sparing, Cost-Effective Therapy MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX) today announced that an educational story based on its innovative MicroPulse(TM) technology for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), was recently featured on the Washington, D.C. edition of "American Health Front," a health news program focused on advances in medical techniques and technologies....

2014-04-18 23:07:00

Eye Floaters No More is the newest treatment method created to help people treat their eye floaters quickly. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show whether this method is helpful or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Eye Floaters No More is a new brand treatment method designed for those that wish to learn how to treat eye floaters without using supplements or drugs. This natural remedy gives lots of natural ingredients and exercises to help people relieve eye...

2014-04-17 15:26:52

Indiana University researchers have detected new early-warning signs of the potential loss of sight associated with diabetes. This discovery could have far-reaching implications for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, potentially impacting the care of over 25 million Americans. "We had not expected to see such striking changes to the retinas at such early stages," said Ann Elsner, professor and associate dean in the IU School of Optometry and lead author of the study. "We...

2014-04-16 23:14:14

Vision is E-Ceros’ new 10.1 inch tablet that hones in on visual performance with a superb pixel count that it balances out with a quad core CPU plus a generous slice of internal memory - all at a price that will make you smile from Chinavasion. Shenzhen, Guangdong (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Hailing from Southern China’s former-boomtown-turned-hi-tech-powerhouse, Shenzhen, E-Ceros is a company that prides itself on looking ‘beyond imagination’ to put together products that fill gaps in...

2014-04-16 16:26:56

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Eyewear in Indiahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/clothing/eyewear/eyewear_india_1.htmlEyewear posted high value growth in 2013, which was commendable given the slowdown in the Indian economy. The increasing presence of premium branded products, growing per capita income and increasing exposure to Western markets contributed to the growth. The fact that branded eyewear...

2014-04-15 16:28:05

SARATOGA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, today announced two changes to its Board of Directors. Ophthalmic industry veteran, Mark Forchette has joined the board in a new seat; John Ryan is filling ONSET Ventures existing board seat. Mark Forchette brings thirty years of experience in ophthalmic sales, marketing and business unit...

2014-04-11 23:01:23

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and Weil Eye Care is offering tips to help keep eyes protected during sports. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, Weil Eye Care reminds coaches, parents and athletes to make sure to use proper eye protection while taking part in athletic activities. The Optical Boutique at Weil Eye Care carries a large selection of sports eyewear...


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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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