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Smart Vision brings self-guided vision test to optical stores

July 29, 2016

Smart Vision Labs unveiled its SVOne Enterprise, a self-guided, proprietary smartphone-based autorefractor.

The technology is designed for use in optical stores with no eye doctor on the premises, according to the company’s website.

In the Journals

Increase in myopia found among college students

July 29, 2016
Researchers saw a rise in myopia among first-year college students, from 23.4% in 2002 to 41.3% in 2014, according to a study in Optometry and Vision Science.
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…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study finds SD-OCT most reliable test

July 27, 2016
Researchers found that spectral-domain optical coherence tomography, when used alone, had better expert agreement when comparing its diagnostic performance with…
In the Journals

Macular carotenoids can have positive effects on visual function

July 19, 2016
Researchers found that in subjects free of retinal disease and with low macular pigment, supplementation with a…
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Meeting News Coverage

Latanoprostene bunod reduces IOP, ocular hypertension

July 20, 2016
BOSTON – Once daily latanoprostene bunod 0.024%, taken in the evening, reduced IOP in subjects with open angle…
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Optometry's Meeting 2016

Optometry's Meeting 2016

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study: Perimetry detects progression before photography in eyes with field loss

July 21, 2016
Progression in the visual field was detected first, more than four times as often as progression in the optic disc, in…
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Smart Vision brings self-guided vision test to optical stores

July 29, 2016
Smart Vision Labs unveiled its SVOne Enterprise, a self-guided, proprietary smartphone-based autorefractor. The technology is designed for use in…

In the Journals

Increase in myopia found among college students

July 29, 2016
Researchers saw a rise in myopia among first-year college students, from 23.4% in 2002 to 41.3% in 2014, according to a study in Optometry and

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…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study finds SD-OCT most reliable test

July 27, 2016
Researchers found that spectral-domain optical coherence tomography, when used alone, had better expert agreement when comparing its diagnostic…

BLOG: Reducing blue light at the source

July 26, 2016
A couple of months ago, Apple released its latest operating system, iOS 9.3, which includes Night Shift. With blue light in the 460 nm to 490 nm…

In the Journals

Computer program may more accurately identify glaucomatous disc changes than hand-held stereo viewer

July 25, 2016
Researchers were able to more accurately identify progression or non-progression of glaucomatous optic discs using a computer program instead of…

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BLOG: Use Facebook’s marketing tools to target your ideal audience

July 22, 2016
“The powerful thing about social media marketing is using the statistics that Facebook allows for you to target the clientele you want to…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study: Perimetry detects progression before photography in eyes with field loss

July 21, 2016
Progression in the visual field was detected first, more than four times as often as progression in the optic disc, in patients with manifest…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker talks use of spot vision screener on patients with developmental disability

July 18, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Amanda Limbaugh Marzolf, MD, discusses results of a study looking at the prevalence of amblyopia risk factors in patients with…

Social Media and the OD

ZocDoc can help fill your appointment schedule

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2016
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO
I am often asked if I recommend the appointment facilitator ZocDoc. ZocDoc is a health care marketing service that enables patients to schedule an…

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