FEB 2014

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3 3 militia that English soldiers were approaching, owned this home from 1770 until 1800. The Paul Revere Memorial Association, a private, non-profit organization, now offers tours of the house, which is restored to its late seventeenth century ap- pearance. Tours are self-guided and run in the spring from April 15– October 31, 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Average visits are 30 to 45 minutes. Admission is $3.50 for adults. USS Constitution Bldg. 5 Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution Called "Old Ironsides," this ship is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. It was launched in 1797 and is still crewed, main- tained, and operated by the U.S. Navy, according to a pamphlet on the ship's website. Hours of opera- tion in the spring are April 1–Sep. 30, Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guided tours begin at 10 a.m. and run every half hour, with the last guided tour at 5:30 p.m. Tours are free. A valid photo ID may be required for visitors 18 and older to embark on the ship. Museums Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 465 Huntington Ave. 617-267-9300 www.mfa.org The museum is one of the largest in the U.S. and has one of the most comprehensive collections of art in the world, with more than 450,000 works of art. Two special art exhibits run through the summer: The Creative Process in Modern Japanese Printmaking and Permission To Be Global/Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection. Adult admission is $25. See the website for hours. Museum of Science 1 Science Park 617-723-2500 www.mos.org The museum uses exhibits and pro- grams to "tell a story of the natural world and the designed world," emphasizing how those two worlds are sustained and interdependent. Examples of permanent exhibits include Colossal Fossil: Triceratops Cliff, a 65-million-year-old fossil found in 2004; A Bird's World, a virtual tour of Acadia National Park; and Beyond the X-Ray, a look at how X-rays have helped physicians see inside the human body. Adult admission is $23 for the exhibit halls. Check the website for more information, including about temporary exhibits. Aquarium New England Aquarium 1 Central Wharf 617-973-5200 www.neaq.org The New England Aquarium under- went an extensive 10-month-long renovation last year, with its signa- ture central exhibit, the Giant Ocean Tank, "completely transformed." The aquarium, which opened in 1969, is considered "a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation," according to its web- site. The aquarium boasts exhibits including a shark and ray touch tank, penguins, Pacific reef commu- n ity, coral reef center, Atlantic harbor seals, and Amazon rainforest. Adult aquarium admission is $24.95. See the website for more information. EW 2500 Sandersville Rd., Lexington, KY 40511 USA Phone: 800-354-7848, 859-259-4924 Fax: 859-259-4926 E-Mail: stephensinst@aol.com www.stephensinst.com Scleral Depressor™ S4-1236 Josephberg-Besser Scleral Depressor™* • Easy to use - no learning curve • No more "T-Bars" • Easily fits into lid creases • Can easily be placed on the sclera • More efficient - broader field of depression S4-1236S Josephberg-Besser Scleral Depressor™* • Designed for O.R. scleral depression • Easily fits under the microscope • Makes depression faster, easier and safer • Will not slide on sclera "The OR version fits easily around wide-angle viewing lenses and simplifies peripheral exams during surgery. In my opinion it is the best depressor around - everyone should have at least one in the office and in the OR." - Ron Gallemore, MD, PhD University of California, Los Angeles *Patent Pending "The new scleral depressor developed by Drs. Josephberg and Besser turns the traditional depressor curve inside out. The unique concave pro- file slips comfortably in the lid crease or in the conjunctival fornix and allows easy palpation and examination of the peripheral fundus." - Richard B. Rosen, MD, FACS, FASRS New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Source: Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau EW Boston 2014ASCRS 26-37 Boston Preview_EW February 2014-DL2_Layout 1 1/30/14 10:14 AM Page 33

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