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2013-11-24 23:02:34

Find inexpensive prices for the Macbook Pro Retina at http://www.blackfridaycybermonday.com/macbook-pro-retina. (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 This year, more people than ever are expected to participate in Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The place for the most amazing deals on items like the MacBook Pro Retina is BlackFridayCyberMonday.com. This is the premiere place on the web to gain access to exclusive holiday deals. The MacBook Pro Retina has vibrant picture quality and an array of...

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...

2013-11-14 23:27:29

Tips on How to Relieve Stress by Drinking More Water and Taking Care of Eyes from Water and Eye Researcher Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The presence of eye strain and dry, irritated eyes can increase one’s feelings of stress and anxiety, reports water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne. In addition, according to Kleyne, the relationship between stress and eyes can become a vicious circle because too much stress can also cause...

Alzheimer's Disease May One Day Be Diagnosed By Visual Cues
2013-11-13 14:25:05

[ Watch the Video: Vision Loss Linked With Alzheimer’s Disease ] Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the future, your optometrist may be the first person to realize that you could have Alzheimer’s disease (AD). An international team of researchers has discovered the loss of a particular layer of retinal cells may reveal the presence of the disease. Led by R.C. Chang from the University of Hong Kong, along with researchers from Georgetown University Medical...

reindeer eyes change color seasonally
2013-10-30 12:32:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While strolling through the woods late at night, you may be lucky - or unlucky - enough to see a pair of glowing eyes floating in the darkness and staring back at you. Wild animals’ glowing eyes aren’t just a great way to scare human campers or hikers, they are a byproduct of their boosted night vision, which is the result of a layer of tissue in the eye called the tapetum lucidum (TL), which sits behind the retina and reflects...

Area Of The Brain That Creates Illusory Shapes And Surfaces Discovered By Scientists
2013-10-01 11:10:48

Vanderbilt University The logo of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics includes red, white and blue stars, but the white star is not really there: It is an illusion. Similarly, the "S" in the USA Network logo is wholly illusory. Both of these logos take advantage of a common perceptual illusion where the brain, when viewing a fragmented background, frequently sees shapes and surfaces that don't really exist. "It's hallucinating without taking drugs," said Alexander Maier, assistant...

2013-09-17 08:24:22

Natcore Technology Issued U.S. Patent ?RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent no. 8,433,417 to Newcyte Inc. for a carbon nanostructure artificial retinal implant. Newcyte was purchased in 2009 by Natcore Technology Inc. (NXT.V; NTCXF.PK; 8NT). "There are several other patents for artificial retinas," says Dr. Dennis Flood, Natcore's Chief Technology Officer and the inventor of the device. "But all of them have...

2013-09-13 08:20:44

Scientists reveal how organic mercury can interfere with vision More than one billion people worldwide rely on fish as an important source of animal protein, states the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. And while fish provide slightly over 7 per cent of animal protein in North America, in Asia they represent about 23 per cent of consumption. Humans consume low levels of methylmercury by eating fish and seafood. Methylmercury compounds specifically target the central...

2013-09-10 20:23:41

MD Stem Cells announces new stem cell study for blinding eye diseases- most extensive thus far- to determine effectiveness of stem cells in ophthalmic disease. RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For patients with serious eye disease, going blind is a constant fear. The loss of vision experienced from retinal or optic nerve problems may be progressive with devastating impact on a person's ability to live a full life. Treatment with Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells may...

2013-08-20 23:23:48

Sharon Kleyne reports on high risk places for Dry Eye and Eye Dehydration. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Complaints related to dry eye, a condition resulting from dehydration or water loss in the eye’s basal tear film, are the number one reason for United States Ophthalmologist visits. Water and Health Researcher and Power of Water radio host Sharon Kleyne recently reported on the places most likely to cause dry eye discomfort. The comments were based on her own research and...


Latest Visual system Reference Libraries

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2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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