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On Thursday, November 29th, 2012, Novi Eye Associates LLC opened its doors. Novi Eye Associates, conveniently located in the DC Costco at The Shops at Dakota Crossing (2441 Market St. NE, Washington, DC 20018), is open to the public (Costco membership is not required). Novi provides DC families with an extensive array of quality, yet…

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New technologies and drugs in the management of diabetic retinopathy

Abstract Diabetic retinopathy remains one of the most common and most feared causes of blindness and visual impairment in adults of working age despite the availability of effective treatment for more than 30 years. Sight‐threatening diabetic retinopathy consists of two distinct clinical entities: proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and diabetic macular oedema (DMO or maculopathy) which…

Seasonal variation in night blindness incidence among Union soldiers in the US Civil War

Conclusions: Nutritional night blindness occurred in a seasonal pattern among soldiers forced to subsist on nutritionally inadequate diets. The seasonal pattern is consistent with seasonal variations in the availability of foodstuffs with high vitamin A or provitamin A content, superimposed on marginal vitamin A reserves, and possibly exacerbated by co-occurring seasonal patterns of diarrheal disease….

Attention “blinks” differently for plants and animals.

Attention “blinks” differently for plants and animals. CBE Life Sci Educ. 2014;13(3):437-43 Authors: Balas B, Momsen JL Abstract Plants, to many, are simply not as interesting as animals. Students typically prefer to study animals rather than plants and recall plants more poorly, and plants are underrepresented in the classroom. The observed paucity of interest for…

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