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Carolina, a Latin Woman Who with Perseverance Reached her Dreams

Carolina, a Latin Woman Who with Perseverance Reached her Dreams

John Doe 23/11/2016 0
Carolina Navarrete owns and works at Grande Prairie Eye Care and Slave Lake Eye Care since 2014 as Optometrist. She has been interviewed by Unica Magazine in November 2016. The interview post starts saying "Carolina Navarrete is a latin woman who has demonstrated that constancy is the key to success, describing as persistent and honest, a fighter woman who came to Canada with her husband and children fleeing violence in her country and who now exercises her profession as Optometrist in Grande Prairie, Alberta.   It is interesting to know that Carolina arrived first to the US looking for refu...
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International Vision Expo & Conference

International Vision Expo & Conference

John Doe 12/09/2016 0
  The extraordinary scope of education, products, trends and solutions at International Vision Expo West will expand your field of vision and keep you updated on best practices for the care and treatment of your patients.   The Conference Advisory Board More than 320 hours of groundbreaking Continuing Education, developed by a conference advisory board representing the breadth of the field. These respected industry leaders meet twice yearly to develop, organize, and expand the hours of curriculum presented during International Vision Expo East and West. Below are the members of this pres...
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Eye lens from patients’ own stem cells, restoring vision

Eye lens from patients’ own stem cells, restoring vision

John Doe 12/09/2016 0
  Lens regeneration in monkeys after minimally invasive surgery. Slit-lamp microscopy showed regenerating lens tissue grew from the peripheral to the central lens in a circular symmetrical pattern 2–3 months after surgery, reaching the center at 5 months post-surgery; direct illumination showed that the visual axis remained translucent. (credit: Haotian Lin et al./Nature)   Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute, with colleagues in China, have developed an eye lens restoration treatment that has been tested in monkeys and in a small ...
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How your eyes work

How your eyes work

John Doe 08/06/2016 0
Complex eyes can distinguish shapes and colours. The visual fields of many organisms, especially predators, involve large areas of binocular vision to improve depth perception. In other organisms, eyes are located so as to maximise the field of view, such as in rabbits and horses, which have monocular vision. The first proto-eyes evolved among animals 600 million years ago about the time of the Cambrian explosion. The last common ancestor of animals possessed the biochemical toolkit necessary for vision, and more advanced eyes have evolved in 96% of animal species. Here is a brief video that e...
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Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment

Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment

John Doe 06/06/2016 0
Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment The retina is the layer of the eye that is directly in the back of the eye. The retina sends the images that are seen to the brain. As we review in our previous post Diabetic Retinopathy is a disease of the retina. Many people who have diabetes will eventually get Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetic Retinopathy can cause vision failure and lead to blindness. It usually gets worse over time. It affects the blood vessels in the eye causing them to weaken, which can lead to blood and liquids leaking into the retina. This is the common type of Diabetic Retinopathy.   D...
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How the eye evolved?

How the eye evolved?

John Doe 17/05/2016 0
Eyes are so complex that some say natural selection couldn’t possibly be how they formed. So, how did eyes evolve?   "The eye to this day gives me a cold shudder," Charles Darwin once wrote to a friend. If his theory of evolution was everything he thought it was, a complex organ such as the human eye could not lie beyond its reach. And no one appreciated the beautiful construction of the eye more than Darwin—from the way the lens was perfectly positioned to focus light onto the retina to the way the iris adjusted the amount of light that could enter the eye. In The Origin of Species, Darwin ...
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