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2009-10-26 14:11:47

A report by Swiss neuro-ophthalmic researchers about vision exam clues that should make ophthalmologists suspect an atypical variant of Alzheimer's disease.

2009-10-02 08:45:00

Highlights of October's Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, include good news on preserving vision in people with type 1 diabetes, a warning from the Cardiovascular Health Study for macular degeneration patients, and a report on how vision impacts well-being across the lifespan.

2009-09-14 06:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-08-13 09:47:18

Three young adults who received gene therapy for a blinding eye condition remained healthy and maintained previous visual gains one year later, according to an August online report in Human Gene Therapy.

2009-07-31 11:22:55

This month's Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, reports on use of bevacizumab (Avastin), to benefit diabetic patients with macular edema as well as people who develop cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery.

2009-06-16 14:11:42

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2009-06-09 15:46:59

Radiologists, like professional pilots for example, depend on good vision as part of their occupation. However, radiologists unlike pilots are not required to undergo regular vision testing.

2009-06-02 10:00:00

InfantSEE(R) reminds parents about the importance of eye assessments for babies during June's Child Vision Awareness Month ST.

2009-05-28 07:32:00

LINCOLN, R.I., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the Company's product candidate, NT-501, demonstrated a strong biologic effect in two Phase 2 clinical trials for retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

2008-12-16 06:30:00

Mean visual acuity letter scores increased similarly in all treatment groups VANCOUVER, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.