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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.

FDA approves CyPass micro-stent system for use with cataract surgery

July 29, 2016
The FDA has approved the CyPass micro-stent system for use in combination with cataract surgery to reduce IOP in adult patients with mild to moderate primary open angle…
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.

Remembering the pioneering work and life of George O. Waring III

July 29, 2016
George Oral Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, pioneering refractive surgeon and life enthusiast, died in January 2015 at the age of 73. His contribution to ophthalmology…

Publication Exclusive — Unsung heroes of dry eye care: Technicians make or break a dry eye clinic

July 29, 2016
The other day I was hanging around “Sky Bar,” the tech station at SkyVision. Do you have kids? When I am quietly standing there, I am kind of like the parent…
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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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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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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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