Opternative to partner with Liingo Eyewear

May 23, 2018
Opternative Inc. announced it has partnered with Liingo Eyewear to provide an online vision prescription service. This partnership with Liingo…

In the Journals

Hemianopia leads to difficulty viewing video

May 22, 2018
Patients with hemianopia are much less likely to watch movies in a theatre and take photographs, according to researchers. Costela and colleagues…

Meeting News

Time of day influences ocular response to defocus

May 21, 2018
Researchers found that ocular response to optical defocus varied significantly depending on the time of day. Ranjay Chakraborty, PhD, and…

Meeting News

Results with voice-active refractor show no statistical difference to phoropter

May 17, 2018
Spherocylindrical refraction performed with the Vmax Voice Activ Subjective Refractor yielded results that were not statistically different from…

In the Journals

Zone geometry, pupil size may affect accommodation in multifocal contacts

May 9, 2018
Researchers found that young adult wearers of multifocal contact lenses viewing binocularly with significant transition zones generally take…

In the Journals

Prosthetic scleral lens improves vision in ocular disease

May 9, 2018
The therapeutic EyePrintPRO scleral lens offers improvement in a variety of eye diseases, including limbal stem cell deficiency, post-PRK decentered…

In the Journals

PALs may prevent computer vision syndrome in pre-presbyopes

May 7, 2018
Wearing progressive-addition lenses specially designed for use with handheld digital devices resulted in increased working distance and better eye…

Spot Screener redesigned for smaller pupils

May 2, 2018
Hill-Rom announced that its Welch Allyn Spot Vision Screener has been improved to better serve a greater range of patients. The screener, originally…

FDA News

FDA approves B+L Ultra contact lenses for extended wear

May 2, 2018
Bausch + Lomb announced FDA approval of the Bausch + Lomb Ultra family of contact lenses for extended wear of up to 6 nights and 7 days of continuous…

New Kodak lens offers dynamic reading optimization

April 30, 2018
Signet Armorlite has added Kodak Unique DRO progressive lenses to the Kodak Lens Professional Series. The new lens was designed to support prolonged…

In the Journals

Elevation most effective measure for early detection of keratoconus

April 26, 2018
Index of high decentration and index of vertical asymmetry were most effective at detecting early stages of keratoconus, while D-index was better…

Maryland governor signs bill to protect kids from digital screens

April 25, 2018
On April 24 Gov. Larry Hogan signed HB 1110, which mandates preventive measures to protect children from myopia, dry eye disease and other conditions…

BLOG: Educate patients on transient nature of dysphotopsias

April 24, 2018
Cataract postop patients can present with a myriad of optical complaints after surgery. Dysphotopsias are one of the most frequently mentioned…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Stereoacuity lower in patients with glaucoma

April 20, 2018
Near and distance stereoacuity were significantly lower in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma than in controls, according to researchers. The…

Maui Jim launches optical collection

April 16, 2018
Sun wear manufacturer Maui Jim has introduced a line of frames for ophthalmic lenses. The Maui Jim Optical Collection combines structure and style…

From The Editor

Take a more consultative approach to myopia

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2018
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
I recently had the privilege of presenting at our institution’s 63rd annual ophthalmic conference. A regional meeting with a rich history of…

Opternative software allows digital refractions on ECP website

April 13, 2018
Opternative announced the launch of EZRx, a software solution that enables eye care providers to offer digital refractions and visual acuity tests on…

In the Journals

Study evaluates negative spherical aberrations in contact lenses

April 11, 2018
Contact lenses incorporating negative spherical aberration do not improve vision in nonpresbyopic adult myopes, according to a study conducted at the…

FDA News

FDA approves Acuvue Oasys contacts with photochromic additive

April 10, 2018
Today the FDA cleared the first contact lens to incorporate an additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light: the Acuvue…

Researcher launches informational myopia website

April 10, 2018
Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA, has launched an educational and informational website, ManageMyopia.org, to enable easy access to a centralized source of…