The Google X Life Sciences division is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary to build a new and improved platform for robotic surgery, according to Wired magazine. Robotic surgery works best for operations that require small incisions and levels of precision that would be difficult for even the nimblest human, according to Wired.
Vision requirements for FAA medical certification. DISTANT VISION: First-Class Airline Transport Pilot: 20/20 or better in each eye separately, with or without correction. Second-Class Commercial Pilot: 20/20 or better in each eye separately, with or without correction.
Vision is a critical aspect of many jobs. Whether an employee’s occupation involves driving, visual inspection and quality control, sorting by color or making critical life and death decisions, vision can be very important to safe and effective job performance.
Despite progress, the region remains vulnerable to resurgence of disease
March 30, 2015
One year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began the largest international emergency response in agency history, the goal is the same: Get to zero new Ebola cases in West Africa.
Here are common symptoms associated with eye problems: Nearsightedness: Blurred vision that's worse when you are looking at distant objects suggests that you may be nearsighted, or myopic. People with myopia often have very good near vision.
Adding certain nutrients to your diet every day – either through foods or supplements – can help save your vision. Researchers have linked eye-friendly nutrients such as lutein/zeaxanthin, vitamin C, vitamin E, and zinc to reducing the risk of certain eye diseases, including macular degeneration and cataract formation.