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FDA clears self-monitoring Icare tonometer

March 30, 2017

Icare USA, a subsidiary of Icare Finland, has received 501(k) Premarket Notification from the FDA for its Icare Home tonometer for patient monitoring of intraocular pressure fluctuations throughout the day, according to the FDA.

The device received CE Marking in 2014, according to a press release from the company.

In the Journals

Artificial intelligence-based algorithm screens for diabetic retinopathy

March 29, 2017
A novel artificial intelligence-based algorithm proved effective as a tool to automate screening for diabetic retinopathy, according to a study. Deep learning methods…

IBM Watson, IDx collaborate on imaging applications

March 28, 2017
IBM Watson Health and IDx LLC announced a 5-year strategic alliance to advance eye health through cognitive computing applications to aid primary care providers…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

IOP, systemic pressure in head-down position may assess glaucoma risk

March 27, 2017
Assessment of systemic and intraocular pressure changes in the head-down body posture may provide an important element for risk assessment in the clinical management of…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 3

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FDA clears self-monitoring Icare tonometer

March 30, 2017
Icare USA, a subsidiary of Icare Finland, has received 501(k) Premarket Notification from the FDA for its Icare Home tonometer for patient monitoring…

In the Journals

Artificial intelligence-based algorithm screens for diabetic retinopathy

March 29, 2017
A novel artificial intelligence-based algorithm proved effective as a tool to automate screening for diabetic retinopathy, according to a study. …

IBM Watson, IDx collaborate on imaging applications

March 28, 2017
IBM Watson Health and IDx LLC announced a 5-year strategic alliance to advance eye health through cognitive computing applications to aid primary…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

IOP, systemic pressure in head-down position may assess glaucoma risk

March 27, 2017
Assessment of systemic and intraocular pressure changes in the head-down body posture may provide an important element for risk assessment in the…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Researchers recommend frequency for perimetry

March 24, 2017
Researchers used computer simulation and mean deviation trend analysis to recommend two baseline visual field tests, then one every 6 months in the…

PCON Reports

Educating patients essential in the age of disruptive technologies

Primary Care Optometry News, March 2017
By nature, the term “disruptive technology” can elicit fear of losing the status quo or a change beyond recognition. New technologies in…

NC legislation would allow ODs to perform laser procedures

Primary Care Optometry News, March 2017
House Rep. Justin Burr filed legislation in North Carolina that would permit optometrists to provide in-office procedures that do not require general…

From The Editor

Embrace disruptive technologies while advocating for patients

Primary Care Optometry News, March 2017
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
While intently staring at the computer, attesting to the electronic health record content and accuracy of a recent encounter, my elderly patient…

Electrophysiology facilitates earlier diagnosis for a range of ocular conditions

Primary Care Optometry News, March 2017
Alberto González García, MD; Nathan Lighthizer, OD
For most optometrists, visual electrophysiology testing has been considered the last test to turn to when a patient presents with unexplained vision…

Lombart acquires Innova

March 14, 2017
Lombart Instrument, a leading U.S. distributor of ophthalmic instruments, has acquired Innova Medical Ophthalmics, a leading Canadian distributor of…

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