Eye Lens Implant Restores Vision – Cbs News

It was impossible for me to drive at night,” Brindley says of her former astigmatism, cataracts and short-sightedness. “Now, as we are having the door painted, I can properly select the colors and I could properly enjoy the colors,” she says. Brindley received a new, plastic Symfony lens implant that its manufacturers say provides patients with a continuous range of vision including far, intermediate and near distances. Eye surgeons working with the new implant say it provides better vision without as much of the halo and glare that follows standard monofocal lens cataract surgery.
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Adriatic ferry fire: All passengers off ship, 10 dead – CNN.com

Smoke rises from the Norman Atlantic ferry.

The Italian coast guard earlier said that all remaining passengers had been evacuated from the vessel, with the boat’s commander finally leaving the ship at 2:50 p.m. Monday. The coast guard told CNN it was inspecting the ship and deciding how to transport it — and where. The public prosecutor in Bari, Italy, told CNN that he has requested the seizure of the ship as part of a criminal investigation into the ferry accident. Authorities are waiting for authorization from Albanian authorities to release the ship, since it is in Albanian waters. Giuseppe Volpe, the prosecutor, added that the owner and the captain of the ship will be notified of the investigation. No charges have been filed.
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