Tag archive for ‘Eye’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Your multifocal glasses are all set for a revolution

    Wearers of multifocals (“progressive” eyeglasses) must look through the top of the lenses for distance, through the middle for intermediate distance and through the bottom for close reading. More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, August 21st, 2015

Vast majority of contact lens wearers are risking blindness by ignoring hygiene rules like taking them out while sleeping, swimming or showering

  Almost all of the 41 million estimated contact lens wearers in the United States are at risk of blindness, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The bad More...

Israeli eye treatment co EyeYon Medical raises $3.6 million

    EyeYon Medical, which develops solutions for corneal edema and is a graduate of the VLX Ventures tech incubator program, has raised $3.6 million. EyeYon, an Israeli medical device start-up More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, March 14th, 2015

BGU Researchers Discover Role of Eye Movements in Vision

A recent study by BGU researchers has demonstrated that the way animals move their eyes is essential for processing visual information. Vision starts in the eye where the retina, a small neural tissue, converts More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Alan Parsons and Slash Ignore BDS, Will Perform in Israel

A number of famous rockers are ignoring boycott calls and coming to perform in Israel anyway. Legendary British rock musician Alan Parsons is teaming up with Israeli rock star Aviv Geffen. Parsons and his band More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Study: Drinking before Bedtime Disrupts Sleep

  For individuals who drink before sleeping, alcohol initially acts as a sedative – marked by the delta frequency electroencephalogram (EEG) activity of Slow Wave Sleep (SWS) – but is later More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 12th, 2015

BioLight and Integra Join in XL Vision Treating Eye Diseases

BioLight and Integra will invest one million dollars in a new firm which will develop drugs for the treatment of eye diseases. Together they will own a 40% stake in X.L. Vision. Technology, designed to improve More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Currencies of Former Soviet States Get Black Eye from Ruble Crash

Falling energy prices and the plunge in the Russian ruble are hitting currencies across the former Soviet states, with Belarus and Turkmenistan having already devalued this week and markets betting that Kazakhstan More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Money Manager Steve Cohen Wants FBI To Keep An Eye On His Fund

–   Steve Cohen, whose hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors was rocked with an insider trading scandal that led to several convictions, is cleaning up his image by asking a former prosecutor and several More...

Michael Ordman On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Ben Gurion Researchers Find Diabetes-Brain Disease Link, and More Good News from Israel

ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS   Link between diabetes and brain disease.  (Thanks to Israel21c) In another brain disease discovery, Ben Gurion University researchers have found similar adverse protein More...

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