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2014-10-20 08:21:47

*** Data Presented Today At The Annual Meeting Of The American Academy Of Ophthalmology *** NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlassesOff Inc. (OTCBB: GLSO) today announced that statistically significant interim results from a study commissioned by the Israeli Air Force (IAF) demonstrated significant improvements in critical visual functions of IAF pilots through the use of the GlassesOff mobile app. The data will be presented today at the annual meeting of the American Academy...

2014-10-03 16:24:28

Good Vision Does Not Guarantee Good Eye Health JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you can see clearly, you probably believe your eyes are healthy. This may be true - but not always. To maintain good eye health, the American Optometric Association recommends that everyone - including children - have regular, comprehensive eye exams conducted by an eye care professional (ECP).[1] http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150228 To support World Sight Day on...

Researcher Reveals Novel Treatment For A Form Of Childhood Blindness
2014-07-14 03:18:37

McGill University Health Centre An international research project, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, reports that a new oral medication is showing significant progress in restoring vision to patients with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). Until now, this inherited retinal disease that causes visual impairment ranging from reduced vision to complete blindness, has remained untreatable. The study is published today in the scientific...

Contacts Are Better Than Permanent Lenses For Babies After Cataract Surgery
2014-03-07 12:54:20

NIH/National Eye Institute Permanent lenses lead to more repeat eye surgeries, NIH study finds For adults and children who undergo cataract surgery, implantation of an artificial lens is the standard of care. But a clinical trial suggests that for most infants, surgery followed by the use of contact lenses for several years—and an eventual lens implant—may be the better solution. The trial was funded in part by the National Eye Institute (NEI), a component of the National...

2014-02-18 08:59:46

With a little practice on a computer or iPad—25 minutes a day, 4 days a week, for 2 months—our brains can learn to see better, according to a study of University of California, Riverside baseball players reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on February 17. The new evidence also shows that a visual training program can sometimes make the difference between winning and losing. The study is the first, as far as the researchers know, to show that perceptual learning can...

2014-02-17 23:24:10

A study conducted with UCR Baseball Team demonstrates that Carrot Neurotechnology Inc.'s interactive vision training game ULTIMEYES® produces improved vision and quantifiable real world benefits. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Carrot Neurotechnology, Inc. today announced that the peer-reviewed journal Current Biology published the results of a study entitled “Improved vision and on-field performance in baseball through perceptual learning,” in the February 17th...

2013-11-19 16:54:03

According to study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is one of the leading causes of sudden and irreversible loss of vision in older adults. In a prospective randomized trial of 60 patients with NAION, investigators have shown that the addition of the corticosteroid fluocortolone (FC) to standard therapy significantly improves both short- and long-term visual acuity, especially when given soon after the onset of...

2013-10-28 23:27:41

Vision Without Glasses reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this program that claims to restore poor vision without the need for surgery, let alone wearing glasses or lenses. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Duke Peterson’s claims that Vision Without Glasses is a natural and non-invasive means to naturally improve one’s sight without expense, pain or risk has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an...

2013-10-04 23:03:47

Konan's Chart2020 v5 visual acuity and ocular performance testing software to be showcased at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) in Amsterdam. Irvine, California (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Konan Medical USA, Inc. today announced it has completed a world-wide exclusive agreement with Chart2020, a leading provider of visual acuity and ocular performance testing software. Konan will develop, market and distribute Chart2020...


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