Vision Expo West

Healio brings you the highlights from Vision Expo West. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from VEW, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Strive for wellness with preventive care

September 18, 2015
LAS VEGAS – A trio of presenters here at Vision Expo West stressed the importance of prevention vs. the traditional disease-oriented approach…
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SightRisk launches cloud-based AMD risk assessment program

September 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS – MacuHealth introduced SightRisk USA, a cloud-based algorithm to help eye care professionals assess patients’ risk of…
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Adlens updates adjustable lens for digital screen users

September 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS – Adlens launched a new version of its Interface lens designed to protect eyes from 80% of harmful blue light emitted by digital…
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Contact lens experts advise marketing within the practice

September 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS – Panelists at the Global Contact Lens Forum shared techniques they use in their practices for promoting contact lens wear. “In…
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Scleral lenses present growth market for ODs

September 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS – A survey of the board of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute indicated that scleral lenses have the greatest potential for growth in…
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Speaker outlines potential for growth in contact lens market

September 16, 2015
LAS VEGAS – The National Eye Institute reported that 75% of the U.S. population is wearing some form of vision correction, Robert Davis, OD…
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Providers align, quality matters in health care reform

September 23, 2014
LAS VEGAS – “All providers are now on the same side of the table: doctors, hospitals, other ancillary providers. If they do well taking…
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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…
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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…