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impairment

(Damage), noun detriment, disrepair, harm, hurt, injury, loss
Associated concepts: impairment of vision

impairment

(Disability), noun affliction, ailment, debility, deterioration, disablement, disorder, disqualification, feebleness, frailty, handicap, helplessness, illness, impairment, impotence, impotency, inability, innbility to work, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indisposition, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency, infirmity, insufficiency, malady, sickness, unfitness, unsoundness, weakness
Associated concepts: complete disability, continuous disabillty, disability benefits, disability compensation, disability innurance, general disability, medical disability, mental dissbility, partial disability, proof of disability, temporary disability, total disability

impairment

(Drawback), noun detriment, inability, liability, limitation
Associated concepts: impairment of funds, impairment of security
See also: abuse, cost, damage, defacement, defect, deficiency, defilement, deterioration, detriment, disability, disrepair, expense, fault, handicap, harm, injury, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, wear and tear
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In 2013, EPGL signed its first Development Agreement with CVI for its "Energy Harvesting" contact lens technology.
Roman states that "Generally the greater severity of CVI the greater number of behaviours will be evident.
How TBI/ABI in adults interfaces with other conditions parallels that of CVI in children.
He became President and CEO of CVI and President of IRT in January 2010.
At that time, the generally accepted definition of CVI was damage to the visual system between the lateral geniculate nucleus and the visual cortex.
Over the course of its eight year investment, NEP helped CVI Melles Griot build and establish a strong management team, leverage its brand heritage and historical expertise in optical components, and aggressively expand its product offerings to transition the Company into a diversified photonics supplier.
With the knowledge of our personal experiences with CVI and information obtained from speaking with other parents and professionals in the field, the survey was designed with these three questions in mind: How do parents receive their children's diagnosis of CVI, and what supports are provided upon the diagnosis?
Commenting on the acquisition, IDEX Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Larry Kingsley stated, "We are thrilled with the opportunity to add CVI to IDEX as the cornerstone to our rapidly expanding optics and photonics platform.
Despite these documented differences in the visual skills of children with ocular versus cortical visual impairment, the functional vision assessments that are currently used in the field rely heavily on the needs of children with ocular visual impairment and do not take into account the unique characteristics of children with CVI.
Lynore Abbott has demonstrated strong leadership skills in re-branding the company (following the acquisition of Melles Griot by CVI Laser in 2007), reconciling product lines and catalog offerings, and optimizing the Marketing Communications department, states CVI Melles Griot CEO, Stuart Schoenmann.
The medical causes of CVI have been described by Huo, Burden, Hoyt, and Good (1999); Teplin (1995); and Jan and Groenveld (1993).
We selected tw telecom because of its performance, reliability and strong focus on customer service," said Robert Leitch, IS/IT Manager at CVI Melles Griot.