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Tech start-up showcases smart glasses

March 23, 2019
NEW YORK – North, a young technology company, introduced its new smart glasses, Focals, here at Vision Expo East. North chief marketing officer…

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Essilor introduces refraction technology, advanced photochromic

March 22, 2019
NEW YORK – Essilor of America launched two major products in the categories of refraction and photochromic lenses at a press conference held…

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VIDEO: Zeiss expands diagnostics portfolio

March 21, 2019
NEW YORK – Carl Zeiss Meditec’s Angelo Rago said the company is introducing products here at Vision Expo East, “that bring…

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Screen for dry eye in every exam

March 21, 2019
NEW YORK – Jason Miller, OD, MBA, screens patients for dry eye in all comprehensive exams. Miller spoke as part of a contact lens panel here…

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New drug delivery technologies may improve compliance in glaucoma patients

March 20, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – New drug delivery technologies will assist clinicians in treating noncompliant glaucoma patients, Ike K. Ahmed, MD

BLOG: Femtosecond cataract surgery provides ‘superb’ results

March 19, 2019
It’s now been 8 years since the U.S. approval of the first instrument for femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery in the U.S., yet the…

What's Your Diagnosis?

Routine visit leads to asymptomatic diagnosis

Primary Care Optometry News, March 2019
Amanda S. Legge, OD
A 71-year-old white female presented to the clinic in May 2018 for her periodic examination with no complaints. Systemic history included sinusitis…

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Early use of cryopreserved amniotic membrane can prevent further corneal damage

Primary Care Optometry News, March 2019
Douglas K. Devries, OD
Dry eye disease impacts — and is impacted by — a number of social and environmental challenges that we face today. First, the disease is…

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Expert panelists: AI, telemedicine already part of practice

March 13, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Artificial intelligence and telemedicine are already embedded in today’s eye care practice, but the human component will…

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Acuvue Oasys with Transitions available April 1

March 12, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Acuvue Oasys With Transitions Light Intelligent Technology Contact Lenses will be available in the U.S. and Canada April 1 and…

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Glaucoma expert endorses ‘interventional glaucoma’ treatment

March 12, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – It is time to change the glaucoma treatment paradigm, Ike K. Ahmed, MD, said here at SECO. The opportunity is now for disruption…

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Fitting app available for CooperVision contact lenses

March 11, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – CooperVision announced the launch of a contact lens fitting app for its multifocal and toric lenses here at SECO. The OptiExpert…

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New drugs, delivery methods in the pipeline for ocular surface, retina, glaucoma

March 8, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – A multitude of treatments options in development for the ocular surface, retina and glaucoma have the potential to greatly…

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Sight Sciences plans May launch for TearCare

March 7, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – TearCare, Sight Science’s new technology for applying heat to the eyelids, will be launched in May, a company spokesperson…

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Payment issues may restrict access to new glaucoma treatments

March 6, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – A panel here at the Ophthalmic Innovation Summit, held during SECO, recognized the dramatic advances made in the field of…

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Bausch + Lomb to add Tangible Hydra-PEG coating to specialty products

March 6, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Bausch + Lomb announced that it received 510(k) clearance to use the Tangible Hydra-PEG custom contact lens coating technology…

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RightEye introduces test for functional vision

March 4, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – RightEye launched the Functional Vision EyeQ for measuring dynamic vision skills, here at SECO. RightEye chief marketing…

BLOG: New technology for concussion and visual function

March 1, 2019
by Charles Shidlofsky, OD, FCOVD We are fortunate that new technology is lowering the barriers to testing and treating patients with brain injuries…

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VIDEO: Heidelberg pushes boundaries on technology

February 28, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Heidelberg Engineering advances its technology to provide clinicians with better tools to manage their patients, Steve Thomas

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MIGS treatment reduces medication use, IOP

February 28, 2019
The use of a single trabecular microbypass stent provided a sustained reduction in IOP in patients that presented with mild to severe open-angle…