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CenterVue to launch Compass fundus automated perimetry system in US

August 31, 2015

CenterVue will launch the Compass fundus automated perimetry system in the U.S. in September, the company announced in a press release.

The Compass system provides standard 24-2 visual field results and true color confocal images of the retina. Real-time retinal tracking can be acquired at the rate of 25 images per second and enables monitoring of eye movements during visual field testing with corresponding compensation before stimulus projection, the release said.

Business News

Nicox reports €4.6 million in revenue in first half of 2015

August 31, 2015
Nicox reported €4.6 million in revenue in the first half of 2015 compared with €2.1 million in the same period of 2014, according to a press release. Net loss was…
Richard L. Lindstrom

Publication Exclusive: Extra effort needed to achieve ideal results in refractive cataract surgery patients

August 31, 2015
The most demanding lens implant patient for me in regards to postoperative residual refractive error is the individual who has significant astigmatism and desires…
In the Journals

Readmission rates may skew hospital quality measurements

August 31, 2015
Readmission rates were an ineffective measure of a hospital’s quality because they did not take into account readmissions from different hospitals, resulting in a…

Top five ophthalmology news stories this week

August 30, 2015
This week, the most frequently viewed ophthalmology articles on Healio.com ranged from business news from leading ophthalmology companies to peer-reviewed journal…
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Scott A. Edmonds, OD, FAAO

BLOG: The path forward for optometry

August 11, 2015
The profession of optometry is at a unique crossroad for its role in the health care system. Although much of this…
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Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we will…
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Ron Rosa

BLOG: 4 tips for making children comfortable during an eye exam

August 17, 2015
Even if you don’t work in pediatrics, chances are good that you’re going to have to treat a patient who is…
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