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Top 5 stories from Vision Expo West

September 26, 2014

Primary Care Optometry News reporters attended Vision Expo West in Las Vegas last week and collected the latest news in ophthalmic technology, treatment strategies and health care reform.

Headlines ranged from wearable technology to unilateral pricing policies to the Affordable Care Act to myopia progression to diagnostic instrumentation.

NAD asks Alcon to discontinue certain contact lens advertising claims

September 25, 2014
Following a challenge from Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc., the National Advertising Division, an investigative unit under the Council of Better Business Bureaus…
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Walline promotes fitting gas-permeables

September 24, 2014
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, says in addition to treating irregular corneas, presbyopia and astigmatism, gas-permeable contact lenses have future utility in myopia…
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Wearable technology requires custom lenses

September 23, 2014
Bob Main explains how Rochester Optical uses freeform design and digital surfacing to place a secondary optical center into lenses worn in heads-up displays to mitigate…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Walline promotes fitting gas-permeables

September 24, 2014
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, says in addition to treating irregular corneas, presbyopia and astigmatism, gas-permeable…
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Top 5 stories from Vision Expo West

September 26, 2014
Primary Care Optometry News reporters attended Vision Expo West in Las Vegas last week and collected the latest news in ophthalmic technology…

NAD asks Alcon to discontinue certain contact lens advertising claims

September 25, 2014
Following a challenge from Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc., the National Advertising Division, an investigative unit under the Council of…
figure Meeting News Coverage Video

Walline promotes fitting gas-permeables

September 24, 2014
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, says in addition to treating irregular corneas, presbyopia and astigmatism, gas-permeable contact lenses have future…
figure Meeting News Coverage Video

Wearable technology requires custom lenses

September 23, 2014
Bob Main explains how Rochester Optical uses freeform design and digital surfacing to place a secondary optical center into lenses worn in heads-up…
Meeting News Coverage

Prescription lenses critical to functionality of wearable technology

September 22, 2014
LAS VEGAS – It is predicted that by 2017, 60% of all wearable technology will be made up by smart watches and smart glasses, and optometrists…
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Monocles provide alternative to reading glasses

September 22, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Nearsights Monocles shared its three styles of custom monocles here at Vision Expo West.Chief executive officer James Berry…
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Study shows benefits of AR coating

September 22, 2014
Janice McMahon, OD, reported results of a study indicating that antireflective coating improved comfort, clarity and acuity.Read more about McMahon's…
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Study shows AR coating improves acuity, comfort, clarity

September 20, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Patients involved in a study comparing spectacle lenses with and without antireflective coating consistently ranked the AR lenses…
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CooperVision institutes UPP for Clariti contact lenses

September 20, 2014
LAS VEGAS – CooperVision announced Thursday that it will apply a unilateral pricing policy for its Clariti family of daily disposable silicone…
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Speaker: UPPs facilitate development of newer technologies

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – A speaker here at the Global Contact Lens Forum said the implementation of unilateral pricing policies in the contact lens industry…
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