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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Documentary on vision can inspire doctors, educate patients

September 26, 2017
LAS VEGAS – An optician involved in the making of the PBS documentary, Sight: The Story of Vision, hopes the film inspires creativity and…
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LensFerry now offers EHR integration

September 25, 2017
LAS VEGAS – LensFerry, a contact ordering service, now allows eye care professionals to integrate electronic health records into the solution…
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Optovue launches AngioVue Essential OCT

September 25, 2017
Optovue debuted its optical coherence tomography angiography capability for the AngioVue Essential at Vision Expo West. The AngioVue Essential offers…
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VIDEO: CXL becoming first-line therapy for keratoconus

September 22, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Corneal collagen cross-linking is quickly becoming the first line of treatment for progressive keratoconus, Clark Chang
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Guidelines: Test dark adaptation to catch AMD early

September 22, 2017
LAS VEGAS – The Maculogix clinical advisory committee released a consensus paper on the importance of visual function in the diagnosis of…
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Compulink upgrades exam documentation system

September 22, 2017
Compulink Business Systems demonstrated its upgraded Eyecare Advantage System and new features at Vision Expo West. The new system includes OneTab, a…
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VIDEO: PogoTec launches camera that attaches to eye wear

September 21, 2017
LAS VEGAS – The PogoCam is a small, lightweight camera that can be attached to special frames containing a PogoTrack or to nearly any pair of…
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Ophthalmic Resources launches electronic diagnostic algorithm for dry eye

September 21, 2017
Ophthalmic Resources announced at Vision Expo West the release of an electronic diagnostic algorithm for dry eye and a blink analyzer. “[Dry…
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Speakers: Optometry should take a lesson from dentistry

September 20, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Optometrists can do a better job of providing preventive care for their patients, just as dentistry does with regular cleanings and…
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One-fourth of contact lens wearers concerned about digital screen usage

September 20, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Only 6% of U.S. consumers reported that they had spoken with an eye care professional about the amount of time they use digital…