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2014-07-02 23:01:50

Doctors at Wills Eye Hospital Remind Independence Day Revelers that Fireworks are Not Toys Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 With the Fourth of July holiday just days away, ophthalmologists at Wills Eye Hospital are reminding the public that fireworks are not toys and can lead to devastating eye injuries. Despite the popularity of consumer fireworks, the devices can cause blindness and disfigurement and each year they prompt severe injuries across the nation including corneal burns,...

2014-06-02 23:09:04

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy comments on new study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology linking reduced glaucoma blindness to early diagnosis and treatment. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A recent study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology has shown that the probability of blindness associated with the eye disease glaucoma has been reduced by nearly 50% since 1990. It is thought that early treatment and more effective diagnoses have had major impacts on the reduction of the...

2014-05-30 23:08:08

Held at the Hyatt Regency Long Island on Sunday, June 1st, this year’s optometric symposium will provide attending primary eye care doctors the opportunity to learn the latest breakthroughs in surgical, tertiary and medical eye care for the most common eye diseases and condition. Since its inception, this joint meeting between the optometric community and leaders in ophthalmology has grown to become one of the premier medical educational events held on Long Island. Smithtown, New York...

2014-05-14 23:06:48

Braverman Eye Center now offers advanced laser Assisted Cataract Extraction (LACE) Solution with the adoption of the latest technology. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Braverman Eye Center now offers advanced laser Assisted Cataract Extraction (LACE) Solution with the adoption of the latest technology. Braverman Eye Center is a leading name in South Florida in the eye surgical and eye care solutions. They specialize in a series of eye treatments. One of those treatments is...

2014-04-25 23:04:19

Ophthalmic Partners of Pennsylvania, P.C. and Main Line Surgery Center are honored to be hosting the “Live Surgery” symposium for the 2014 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting being held in Boston through April 29th. “Live Surgery” is one of the premier teaching events of the year for surgical ophthalmologists. Philadelphia, PA and Southern New Jersey region (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Ophthalmic Partners of Pennsylvania, P.C. and Main Line Surgery Center...

2013-11-01 23:04:28

Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center will combine three, top-ranked institutions--Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Rothman Institute, and Wills Eye Hospital--to provide multidisciplinary care for concussion cases. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute and Wills Eye Hospital have collaborated to establish the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (J.C.C.C.) at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The J.C.C.C. will be among the very few...

2013-09-12 23:21:58

In their continuing effort to expand their comprehensive eye care services, the doctors and staff of North Shore Eye Care proudly welcome Lawrence M. Buono, M.D., a Fellowship-Trained Neuro Ophthalmologist who trained at the world-renowned Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA and his wife, Christine Speer-Buono, MD a general ophthalmologist. Southold, Long Island (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 In their continuing effort to expand their comprehensive eye care services, the doctors and staff...

2013-06-28 23:02:20

University of Colorado Hospital’s Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute to remain open during construction Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 More than 75,000 patients trust their eye health to the physicians and practitioners at the University of Colorado Eye Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus. That number is expected to grow to more than 150,000 patients in the coming years. Meeting the needs of those patients and continuously improving the high quality of care offered to them...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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