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

Industry panel: Addressing challenges drives contact lens innovation

September 13, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Contact lens manufacturers are working to continually identify problems preventing comfortable and effective lens wear, according…
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BioDOptix introduces amniotic tissue product in optometry

October 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS – BioDOptix is now marketing its extracellular membrane allograft to optometrists for treating ocular surface disorders, corneal…
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Optovue launches OCTA in optometry

October 6, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Optovue introduced AngioVue, a noninvasive 3-D visualization of retinal blood flow, as an addition to its conventional OCT, here at…
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AMO launches eye vitamin, lid scrub

September 30, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Abbott Medical Optics announced here at Vision Expo West its launch of Blink Eye Vitamins and Blink Lid Wipes. According to…
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ODs to play important role in wearables

September 27, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Wearable technology will make its way into the optometric practice in the near future, Jerome Legerton, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO,
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Online refraction panel: Keep your patients by providing telehealth

September 26, 2016
LAS VEGAS – “Digital eye exams are a huge opportunity for the industry,” Aaron Dallek, CEO and co-founder of Opternative, said…
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VIDEO: New diagnostic tests identify autism, Parkinson’s

September 26, 2016
LAS VEGAS – RightEye, a company that currently markets three tests for concussion and other neurological issues, four aspects of vision such as…
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VIDEO: Wearable technology is coming to the optometric practice

September 23, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Optometrists will have a role in the advent of wearable headsets for both entertainment purposes and low vision therapy, Jerome
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Speaker: Every presbyope is a candidate for contact lenses

September 23, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Fifty percent of the U.S. population will be at least 50 years old by 2017, and a variety of contact lenses are available for…
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Carefully evaluate ocular surface of contact lens, cataract surgery patients

September 22, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Contact lens dropout rates have not changed despite improved lens technology, Paul M. Karpecki, OD, said, and it is due to…