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  Eye - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Such eyes are typically roughly spherical, filled with a transparent gel-like substance called the vitreous humour, with a focusing lens and often an iris which regulates the intensity of the light that enters the eye.
The eyes are automatically rotated to remain fixed on the object, directed by input from the organs of balance near the ears.
He dissected the eyes of animals, and discovering three layers (not two), found that the fluid was of a constant consistency with the lens forming (or congealing) after death, and the surrounding layers were seen to be juxtaposed.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Eye   (4222 words)

 Spokane Eye Clinic
Because gains in the amblyopic eye may be accompanied by loss in the sound eye, vision must be monitored at appropriate intervals (one week per year of age).
ARC is when the central vision areas of the retinas of the two eyes have two different visual directions, so that when the eyes are crossed the central vision area of the preferred eye has the same visual direction as a point in the side vision of the deviated eye.
Once ARC develops occurrence of paradoxical diplopia (double vision when the eyes are straight) becomes an increasing risk when the eyes are aligned after the age of 6 years.
www.spokaneeye.com /ManageStrabismic.asp   (915 words)

 FAQ: Ultraviolet, visible and infrared radiation hazards
However the main risk amongst welders is for inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva, commonly known as 'arc eye' or 'flash'.
The welder protects his eyes by means of a filter glass to absorb the radiation in the dangerous wavelengths, and limit visible light so he can see the progress of the welding process.
Welders frequently suffer arc eye from inadvertent exposure not to their own arc, but to that of another welder working one or two metres away from them.
www.twi.co.uk /j32k/protected/band_13/faq_radiation.html   (2057 words)

 What should I do? - Eye irritation and eye infection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Red and/or itchy eyes can also be caused by an allergy to such things as pollen (from grass, plants and trees), hay fever and increasingly irritation caused by air pollution including cigarette smoke.
Looking at a welding arc or ultraviolet light without protecting the eyes is dangerous (arc eye).
If the eye is painful or if you have arc eye or have been drilling metal.
www.whatshouldido.com /eye.html   (352 words)

 Arthritis Research Campaign | Sjögren’s Syndrome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sicca syndrome describes problems of dry eyes and a dry mouth which are not caused by an autoimmune disorder.
Sicca syndrome occurs when the tear glands in the eyes are damaged, or when the glands in the mouth which produce saliva are damaged.
Mucous and debris in the eyes cause stickiness.
www.arc.org.uk /about_arth/booklets/6041/6041.htm   (2225 words)

 Arc eye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Arc eye is a painful condition sometimes experienced by welders who have failed to use adequate eye protection.
It can also occur due to light reflected from snow (known as snow blindness), water or sand.
The intense ultraviolet light emitted by the arc causes a superficial and painful keratitis.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/a/ar/arc_eye.html   (79 words)

 CentralPets.com - Hawk - Arc Eye Page (Printer Friendly Version)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the wild, Arc Eye Hawks are carnivorous, and are opportunistic feeders.
Most Arc Eye Hawks are said to quickly recognize their keepers, often waiting at the surface for food upon a human's approach.
Arc Eye Hawks are native to the Indo Pacific.
centralpets.com /php/PrintFriendly.php?AnimalNumber=2182   (609 words)

 Read different related eye topics in our eye index area for Cosmetic Eyes color contact lenses. Cosmeticeyes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A congenital eye movement disorder in which there is miswiring of the eye muscles, causing some eye muscles to contract when they should not and other eye muscles not to contract when they should.
People with the syndrome have a limited (and sometimes no) ability to move the eye outward toward the ear (to abduct the eye) and, in most cases, a limited ability to move the eye inward toward the nose (to adduct the eye).
Often, when the eye moves toward the nose, the eyeball also pulls into the socket (retracts), the eye opening narrows and, in some cases, the eye moves upward or downward.
www.cosmeticeyes.com /cgi-bin/eyeterms.pl?ID=26318   (547 words)

Arc eye, also known as arc flash or welder's flash or corneal flash burns, is a painful condition sometimes experienced by welders who have failed to use adequate eye protection.
Arc welding refers to a group of welding processes that use a welding power supply to create an electric arc between an electrode and the base material to melt the metals at the welding point.
Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), sometimes referred to by its subtypes, metal inert gas (MIG) welding or metal active gas (MAG) welding, is a semi-automatic or automatic arc welding process in which a continuous and consumable wire electrode and a shielding gas are fed through a welding gun.
www.shortopedia.com /W/E/Welding   (2075 words)

 Shielded metal arc welding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), also known as manual metal arc (MMA) welding or informally as stick welding, is a manual arc welding process that uses a consumable electrode coated in flux to lay the weld.
After the discovery of the electric arc in 1800 by Humphry Davy, arc welding began to develop slowly, and by the end of the 19th century, an early welding process called carbon arc welding was developed.
It can be caused by excessively high current, a long arc, or arc blow, a condition associated with direct current characterized by the electric arc being deflected away from the weld pool by magnetic forces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manual_metal_arc_welding   (2710 words)

 Arc eye - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arc eye, also known as arc flash, welder's flash, corneal flash burns, or flash burns, is a painful ocular condition sometimes experienced by welders who have failed to use adequate eye protection.
Arc flash hazard software exists that allow businesses to comply with the myriad of government regulations while providing their workforce with an optimally safe environment.
Topical antibiotics in the form of eye drops or eye ointment or both should be prescribed for prophylaxis against infection
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arc_eye   (335 words)

 Seaweed at Omana_30.01.03
ARC has kept a close eye on this summer’s growth of Lyngbya since early January when Omana Beach local Logan Kemp, alerted ARC to the growth of the seaweed.
Yesterday ARC’s Pollution Control Team searched the east coast from Beachlands towards Umupuia, and found that the only significant clumps of the seaweed had washed up at Omana Beach.
ARC councillor representing Manukau, Bill Burrill, says the ARC will continue to keep a close watch over the seaweed.
www.arc.govt.nz /index.cfm?4C2B74A3-E018-6898-F75C-943E247F3E03   (348 words)

 Welding Health Hazards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ozone is produced in greater quantities by gas metal arc welding (GMAW or short-arc), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW or heli-arc), and plasma arc cutting.
Many arc welders are aware of the condition known as "arc-eye," a sensation of sand in the eyes.
In the arc welding process, eye exposure to intense visible light is prevented for the most part by the welder's helmet.
www.osha-slc.gov /doc/outreachtraining/htmlfiles/weldhlth.html   (1153 words)

 Facility Safety Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The intense light associated with arc welding can cause damage to the retina of the eye, while infrared radiation may damage the cornea and result in the formation of cataracts.
The symptoms of arc eye usually occur many hours after exposure to UV light and include a feeling of sand or grit in the eye, blurred vision, intense pain, tearing, burning and headache.
Eye protection should be used for all welding operations to protect the eyes from bright light, heat, ultraviolet light and flying sparks.
www.fsmmag.com /Articles/2004/03/smokeburns.htm   (1839 words)

 arc eye - General Practice Notebook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Commonly, this is caused by exposure to an electric welding arc or to light reflected from snow, sea or sand.
Fluorescein staining of the eye reveals many punctate erosions of the cornea which resolve in hours.
Treatment consists of mydriatics, padding of the eye, analgesia and reassurance.
www.gpnotebook.co.uk /cache/389349390.htm   (139 words)

 Eye on Dance and the Arts
EYE ON DANCE ranks as one of the most extensive primary source archives on dance.
On a broader scale, EYE ON DANCE is the most frequently requested and viewed video collection at the NY Public Library Dance Research Collection.
In addition, EYE ON DANCE tapes are featured in humanities seminars, arts and education festivals and career conferences.
www.eyeondance.org /videotape/library.cfm   (295 words)

 Eye injuries - flash burns - Better Health Channel.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A flash burn is a painful inflammation of the cornea, which is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye.
Dressing - your eyes may be covered with a padded dressing to rest them and allow them to heal.
Eye injuries - foreign body in the eye.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au /bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Eye_injuries_flash_burns?OpenDocument   (831 words)

 A clinical assessment of the anterior eye in arc welders » Clinical and Experimental Optometry
A clinical assessment of the anterior eye in arc welders » Clinical and Experimental Optometry
A clinical assessment of the anterior eye in arc welders
Methods: External eye photographs and non-contact specular micrographs (Topcon SP2000-P) were obtained from 102 white males aged between 32 and 62 years, 51 being arc welders (with 24 ± 7 years experience) and 51 office workers.
www.optometrists.asn.au /ceo/backissues/vol88/no6/5205   (269 words)

 Valley Eye Associates - AK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A thorough eye examination and evaluation is required prior to having AK surgery.
We recommend that you wear protective eye ware anytime you participate in racquet sports, regardless of whether or not you have had AK or other eye surgeries.
With AK there is a chance that the eye will still have some astigmatism afterwards which would mean that glasses or contact lenses would be needed to obtain your best possible vision.
www.valleyeye.com /learningcenter/ak.htm   (1261 words)

 Eye Weekly - Arc of The Diverse - 02.13.97
As we wait for the kettle to come to a boil, I can't help but marvel at a group of paintings hanging at the top of the staircase, one of which is a portrait of Thomas in what appears to be deep musical contemplation mode.
It turns out that the same woman (Nadra Chapman) who painted these canvases was responsible for the striking triad of colors on the Thomas Handy Trio's album Arc.
It's difficult to sum up Arc in one tidy sentence, though any of its songs could turn up on one of Bill Laswell's Material albums and not sound out of place.
www.eye.net /eye/issue/issue_02.13.97/music/hawkins.html   (521 words)

 Arc spraying (Knowledge Summary)
A DC electric arc is struck between two continuous consumable wire electrodes that form the spray material.
Arc spraying has the highest deposition rate of the thermal spraying processes and can be used to spray large areas or large numbers of components on repetitive production line operations.
Arc eye - Arc spraying produces large amounts of UV radiation and welding type eye protection is needed.
www.twi.co.uk /j32k/protected/band_3/ksrdh002.html   (1128 words)

 UP Ophthalmology
- the cornea or the lens of the eye is not perfectly spherical, resulting in different focal points in different planes.
- inflammation of the conjunctiva (the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids)
(or, for one outward-turned eye, walleye) - a disorder of the eyes involving a lack of coordination between the muscles of the eyes
www.eyehealth.com /eye-problems.html   (428 words)

 Eye on Dance and the Arts
EYE ON DANCE show #10 was produced in 1981.
If programs are intended for use in a college/university consortia arrangement or as part of a lending library, then you must contact ARC Videodance for the appropriate releases and price scale if applicable.
EYE ON DANCE and The Arts is one of the single largest primary source video collections on dance activities in America.
www.eyeondance.org /videotape/ordering.cfm   (382 words)

 Metal Halide Lamps provide 90 CRI and 95 lumensW., Eye Lighting International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
EYE Cera Arc® offers 95 Lumens per Watt with excellent Maintained Lumens (80-85 percent) at the end of lamp life.
EYE Cera Arc® 250W is a direct replacement for 250W HPS lamps, and transforms yellow light (20 CRI) into 4000K white light (90 CRI).
The new EYE Cera Arc® family is ideally suited for new installations and retrofitting applications such as retail stores, warehouses, factories, signboards, and street sighting, or wherever else the combination of high color rendering and high efficiency are critical.
news.thomasnet.com /fullstory/466584/rss   (922 words)

 News Page
EYE's new lighting program is now available and includes the new generation of Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps, the EYE Cera Arc® lamp family.
The EYE Cera Arc® lamp range features excellent colour rendition of red (R9), an overall colour rendering index of Ra90+, natural colour options similar to sunlight, up to 90% cut of UV-A emissions, ability to dim and an incredible lumen maintenance ratio of 85%.
EYE Lighting has searched the globe to find a solution to address the effects of obtrusive spill light and has created a unique product range of precise asymmetric beam control floodlights.
www.eyelighting.com.au /newmain.htm   (789 words)

 The Ultimate Eye injury Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The usual eye examination should be attempted, and may require local anesthetic to be tolerable.
This includes penetrating globe injuries; corneal abrasions or corneal foreign bodies; hyphema (must be referred)' eyelid lacerations that are deep, involve the lid margin or involve the canaliculi; radiant energy burns such as arc eye (welder's burn) or snow blindness; or, rarely, traumatic optic neuropathy.
The first line of management is copious irrigation of the eye with an isotonic saline or sterile water.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Eye_injury   (529 words)

 Metal Halide Lamps provide accurate color rendition., Eye Lighting International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Color Arc lamps provide the closest simulation to natural sunlight available from a high intensity discharge (HID) lighting source, anywhere in the world.
EYE Lighting International of North America is located near Cleveland, Ohio, a manufacturer and distributor of state-of-the-art High Intensity Discharge and Halogen lighting products to serve commercial, industrial, utility and retail markets around the globe.
EYE Lighting International of North America is a subsidiary of Iwasaki Electric Co. Ltd., a Tokyo based, technology driven lighting conglomerate, that manufactures more than 3,000 lighting products that include HID and Halogen lamps, lighting fixtures, electronics, communication equipment, ultraviolet and electron beam systems.
news.thomasnet.com /fullstory/25691/612   (840 words)

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