TITLE

Eyes on the Prize

AUTHOR(S)
Ridgway, Nicole
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/17/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the firm called Eyeonics founded by eye surgeon J. Stuart Cummings and J. Andy Corley. Cummings, the British-born ophthalmologist had discovered in 1989 that the eye's ciliary muscle still functioned in even his oldest patients, opposing the long-held view that it atrophied by the time most people started needing reading glasses. This discovery was critical, if a lens could be manipulated by the muscle, it could accommodate for all distances, just as a youthful eye does.
ACCESSION #
20957212

 

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