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VIDEO: Wearable technology is coming to the optometric practice

September 23, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Optometrists will have a role in the advent of wearable headsets for both entertainment purposes and low vision therapy, Jerome Legerton, OD, MBA, said here at Vision Expo West. New users may seek your help for visual function issues or “cybersickness,” he said.

In the Journals

Vision therapy found useful for concussion-related visual disorders

September 12, 2016
The high prevalence of concussion-related vision disorders supports the need for appropriate clinical testing of vergence, accommodation and eye movements, according to…
In the Journals

Adults with binocular vision dysfunction improved after vision therapy

August 17, 2016
Twelve weeks of computer vision therapy resulted in meaningful improvements for adults with binocular vision dysfunction caused by brain injury, according to a study in…
FDA News

CenterVue launches training module to aid low vision patients

July 28, 2016
CenterVue announced 510(k) clearance for its fixation training for the MAIA platform, a technology designed to help patients rehabilitate from vision loss using audio…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & Dysfunctions: Volume 2, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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Every optometrist should take on low vision patients in primary care, says OD

July 1, 2016
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VIDEO: Wearable technology is coming to the optometric practice

September 23, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Optometrists will have a role in the advent of wearable headsets for both entertainment purposes and low vision therapy, Jerome

In the Journals

Vision therapy found useful for concussion-related visual disorders

September 12, 2016
The high prevalence of concussion-related vision disorders supports the need for appropriate clinical testing of vergence, accommodation and eye…

In the Journals

Adults with binocular vision dysfunction improved after vision therapy

August 17, 2016
Twelve weeks of computer vision therapy resulted in meaningful improvements for adults with binocular vision dysfunction caused by brain injury…

FDA News

CenterVue launches training module to aid low vision patients

July 28, 2016
CenterVue announced 510(k) clearance for its fixation training for the MAIA platform, a technology designed to help patients rehabilitate from vision…

PCON Reports

Listen and make no assumptions when treating older patients

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2016
Among the 7.3 billion people worldwide in 2015, an estimated 8.5%, or 617.1 million, are 65 years or older, according to a recent report from the…

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Every optometrist should take on low vision patients in primary care, says OD

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – “As you’re aware, the population is aging and, thus, the criticality of treating our older patients is in crisis…we…

Former AOA President, OGS advocate, Vic Connors passes

June 7, 2016
Former American Optometric Association president and board of trustees’ member Victor J. Connors, OD, passed away on Monday. He was a native of…

In the Journals

Eyeglass-mounted camera aids people with low vision

May 23, 2016
Patients with low vision who used a miniature camera with optical character-recognition technology mounted on their eyeglasses experienced dramatic…

New smart glasses designed to aid patients with low vision

May 19, 2016
NuEyes and Osterhout Design Group announced the release of portable smart glasses for patients with low vision. Osterhout Design Group (ODG) combined…

BLOG: Who inspires you?

April 14, 2016
I have a tendency to be influenced by the people that I meet and talk with. I often find the stories of the events and happenings of other…

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