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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.

Electronic integration is here

September 25, 2014
Growing up in the middle of the last century, I was fascinated by the discovery and invention of new things that changed the world. As a young lad working in my…
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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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New system connects with patients before first appointment

September 23, 2014
LAS VEGAS – PxSource offers a way for optometrists to communicate with patients several times as they prepare for their first visit to the eye care…
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Blepharitis Management: Current Thinking and Clinical Insights

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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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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

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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…

Electronic integration is here

September 25, 2014
Growing up in the middle of the last century, I was fascinated by the discovery and invention of new things that changed the world. As a young lad…
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…
Meeting News Coverage

New system connects with patients before first appointment

September 23, 2014
LAS VEGAS – PxSource offers a way for optometrists to communicate with patients several times as they prepare for their first visit to the eye…
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…
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Canon introduces new image management system

September 23, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Canon introduced ImageSpectrum, a system for managing images and diagnostic reports, here at Vision Expo West.Jim Laux, senior…
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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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Optovue launches 'entry level' OCT

September 22, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Optovue unveiled its new iScan optical coherence tomographer here at Vision Expo West.The company’s iWellness software is…
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Schmidt presents novel anterior segment therapies

September 19, 2014
Eric Schmidt, OD, discusses the use of autologous serum, meibomian gland probes and corneal cross-linking.Disclosure: Schmidt has no relevant…
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Several treatment modalities successfully slow myopia progression

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Soft bifocal contact lenses, corneal reshaping lenses and atropine have all been shown to affect the progression of myopia in…
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