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.
Meeting News

Zeiss launches ultra-widefield fundus imaging system

September 19, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Zeiss Medical Technology announced the launch of the Clarus 500 ultra-widefield, high-resolution retinal imaging system here at…
Meeting News

Costa to donate Vision Expo West profits to hurricane relief

September 19, 2017
Costa has committed to contribute all profits from orders placed at International Vision Expo West to the Red Cross hurricane relief efforts in…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Documentary tells the story of vision

September 19, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Blair Wong, an optician from Boston, presents highlights from the PBS Documentary, Sight: The Story of Vision. Wong said the…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Light therapy for dry eye well accepted

September 18, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Whitney Hauser, OD, and Doug Devries, OD, said here at Vision Expo West that they successfully implemented intense pulsed light…
Meeting News

Dry eye not just a biological condition

September 18, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Patients with dry eye symptoms but no signs may fit the criteria for a chronic pain disorder, Richard Adler, MD, said here at…
Meeting News

CooperVision solicits nominations for Best Practices

September 18, 2017
LAS VEGAS – CooperVision announced here at Vision Expo West the launch of its third Best Practices initiative to recognize the innovative and…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: New device helps patients create natural tears

September 15, 2017
LAS VEGAS – The TrueTear from Allergan is now available by prescription for patients to use throughout the day as a way to create natural tears…
Meeting News

Stature, diet, dry eye severity dictate omega-3 dosage

September 15, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Dosing of omega-3 in patients with dry eye depends on disease severity, body mass index and diet, according to Paul M. Karpecki
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Aesthetics tied to ocular surface health

September 14, 2017
LAS VEGAS – "Once we eradicate ocular surface disease from the eye we need to look at regular eye hygiene to provide the best ocular…
Meeting News

Mentors, staff, relationships feed clinical research pursuits

September 14, 2017
LAS VEGAS – The first step to get started in clinical research is finding a mentor, according to a panelist here at the Vision Expo West Global…