Cornea

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Cornea
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

'Second chance at life'

Chris Milliard is living proof of the importance of organ donation.A heart transplant recipient at the age of seven years, Milliard, a New Liskeard native, is leading a normal life today due to a fatal motor-vehicle accident which produced a donor heart ... [Published Sudbury Star - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Donations, Donor, Trillium
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

5th Avenue's Dr. Moskowitz Ranks in the Top 2.5% of NYC Ophthalmologists

PRWebCraig J. Moskowitz, MD, has been recognized by his peers in Super Doctors as one of New York City's Rising Star doctors for his work in surgical ophthalmology, located in Manhattan.Fifth Avenue Eye Care & Surgery's, Dr. Craig J. Moskowitz has been ... [Published Nations Restaurant News - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Cornea, Manhattan, Cataract
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Death can help someone visualize hope

Steve MarcusBrent Bergquist, director of ocular services at the Nevada Donor Network, holds a trephine, a surgical instrument with a cylindrical blade, at the Network offices Tuesday, July 22, 2014. For Brent Bergquist, staring at the faces of the dead ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Cornea, Procurement, Donor
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Take Your Contacts Out...Or Else You Might Go Blind

How many times have you let basic contact lens hygiene slide, sleeping in them overnight or occasionally using tap water instead of solution? During these occasions, you've probably thought:  How bad can it be?   If you're unscrupulous about cleaning ... [Published PJStar.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

S'pore-made blood test to detect genetic eye disease

Sister Teresa Fernandez had two corneal transplants a few years ago, after the 76-year-old nun suffered tearing, smarting eyes. Seven of her nine siblings also suffered the same symptoms because a genetic disease called corneal stromal dystrophy runs ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Son donates brain-dead mom’s organs

MUMBAI: A few days after the city saw three cadaver donors in 36 hours, the son of a Kopherkhairane resident, Surekha Koli (50), donated five of her organs after she was declared brain dead.A press release by MGM Hospital in Vashi said Koli was the 24th ... [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Singapore develops test for eye disease causing blindness

Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads. SINGAPORE, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Asia's first genetic test for identifying patients with a type of eye disease that leads to loss of vision has been developed by doctors and experts in Singapore, ... [Published GlobalPost - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

City motorists top organ donors

More than half of Tauranga City driver's licence holders would donate an organ after death, according to the latest figures from NZ Transport Agency.Motorist's willingness to tick the yes box to donation puts Tauranga in the top New Zealand cities for ... [Published Sun Live - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Systems using eye mounted displays

A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display. The projected light ... [Published Free Patents Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ophthalmological patient interface device

An ophthalmological patient interface device (27), for application onto an eye (3) comprises a coupling part (21) for attaching mechanically the ophthalmological patient interface device (27) to an optical projection system (20) of an ophthalmological ... [Published Free Patents Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

You Docs: MAKING CONTACT WITH DECORATIVE CONTACTS

When Lady Gaga pops in a pair of oversized, Anime-inspired contact lenses or Jennifer Lopez subtly turns her hazel eyes a deep brown, you can bet it's all part of The Show. But if you use decorative contacts without getting a prescription from your eye ... [Published TH Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Star of Queens: Lauren Elizabeth Cornea, Clinton Club of Northeast Queens

JANAE HUNTERCOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:  Lauren Cornea has been a Young Democrat with the Clinton Club of Northeast Queens, which serves the neighborhoods of Auburndale, Bay Terrace, Bayside, Douglaston, Flushing, Little Neck and Whitestone, since 2010. The ... [Published Queens Courier - Jul 21 2014]

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"Last year when I got back to school, I had already learned some of the stuff we did in science class" he said. "It's taught me good study habits."
"As a funeral director for 38 years, I am aware of the thousands of organs have been buried and cremated that could have helped save lives" he said
Dr Anthony Solomon, who is now Medical Officer at the WHO's Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, added: "We owe huge thanks to the hundreds of incredibly hard working teams and supervisors who have left their families to contribute to the project in the searing heat, sand storms, appalling roads and torrential rains of some of the most difficult-to-reach communities in the world. This would not happen without them." Other GTMP reers based or previously based at the School include Prof Allen Foster, Chair of the GTMP Advisory Committee, and Prof Simon Brooker, Dr...
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'Second chance at life' [Published Sudbury Star - 15 hours ago]
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Keeping poultry farms operational on an economi... [Published WorldPoultry.net - Jul 27 2014]
5th Avenue's Dr. Moskowitz Ranks in the Top 2.5... [Published Nations Restaurant News - Jul 27 2014]
Death can help someone visualize hope [Published Las Vegas Sun - Jul 27 2014]
Mapping project delivers data on 137 million pe... [Published Noodls - Jul 27 2014]
Veterans Health Administration Issues Directive... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 27 2014]
Take Your Contacts Out...Or Else You Might Go B... [Published PJStar.com - Jul 27 2014]
7/27/2014: Front Page: Eye from an eye: 60% of ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Treating Blindness in Seals and Sea Lions [Published Marine Mammal Center - Jul 26 2014]
Mother's melody plays on [Published Sanford Herald - Jul 26 2014]
S'pore-made blood test to detect genetic eye di... [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
Tech's Effect on Eyes [Published MyHighPlains.com - Jul 26 2014]
Best Quick Fix for Puffy, Dry Eyes [Published AARP Bulletin Today - Jul 25 2014]
Cosmetic transcutaneous lower blepharoplasty re... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 25 2014]
What Men Think of the New 'Fifty Shades of Grey... [Published Cosmopolitan - Jul 25 2014]
Son donates brain-dead mom’s organs [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
'Smiling' turtle recovering from multiple tumors [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Jul 25 2014]
Eye Care Associates Is Having a 7% Off All Cont... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 25 2014]
Ex-Cop Who Blinded Woman With Pepper Spray to F... [Published Banning-Beaumont Patch - Jul 25 2014]
Blind Horse Gets New Hope And Restored Vision I... [Published MyFoxPhilly.com - Jul 24 2014]
John Frangie, M.D. Providing a Safer Alternativ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 24 2014]
CARL ZEISS MEDITEC : Patent Application Titled ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
Singapore team develops Asia's first genetic te... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 24 2014]
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Contact lens wearer whose eyeballs were eaten b... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 15 2014]
TORONTO — Eye doctors are urging consumers to be scrupulous about cleaning and caring for their contact lenses following reports that a Taiwanese student lost her sight after microscopic bugs ate through her eyeballs. Lian Kao, 23, reportedly did not ...
Dear Mark: Sun Exposure and Eyesight; Vasectomies [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Jul 14 2014]
For today’s edition of Dear Mark , we’ve got a quick two-parter. First, I discuss the pros and cons of ocular sunlight exposure in children (and adults). Should kids leave the house with a pair of wraparound goggles every single time, or are their ...
Researchers Regenerate Cornea, Successfully Gro... [Published Future of BioPharma - Jul 10 2014]
A team of Boston researchers has identified a way to leverage limbal stem cells in order to regenerate human corneal tissue—One of the first examples of developing tissue from an adult-derived human stem cell.  The research, a collaboration between the ...
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 07 2014]
THE GUARDIAN: 3D printer drones will take to skies by 2040, claim BAE scientists http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/06/3d-printer-dron.….CMP=twt_gu Researchers regrow human corneas in mice http://www.kurzweilai.net/researchers-regrow-human-corneas-in-mice ...
New Technique Creates Corneas in Mice Using Adu... [Published TIME.com - Jul 03 2014]
Scientists may have discovered a way to regrow human corneas by implanting stem cells into mice, providing hope to those with degenerative eye diseases and victims of chemical or thermal burns. The degradation of limbal stem cells — cells that help ...
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Contact lens could open new vistas for the blind [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 09 2014]
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