Artificial intelligence, machine learning making strides in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Ophthalmologists are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop programs to automate diagnoses, improve…

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Artificial intelligence, machine learning making strides in ophthalmology

February 25, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Ophthalmologists are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop programs to automate diagnoses, improve…

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VIDEO: Alcon launches new dry eye, MGD treatment system

February 25, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – The iLUX MGD Treatment System, consisting of the iLUX handheld device and the Smart Tip Patient Interface, are two of the three…

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Medical model of optometry promotes doctor-patient relationship

February 23, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – The medical model of eye care is doctor-patient centric and entails dilated eye exams, problem-focused care, therapeutics…

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Digital Heat launches Scorpion 1-Touch for office use

February 23, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Digital Heat announced the launch of the Scorpion 1, heated eye pads designed for treating patients in-office for meibomian gland…

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Industry leaders recognize strong influence of optometric practices

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Participants on an industry panel here at the Ophthalmic Innovation Summit held during SECO agreed that optometry’s…

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VIDEO: Amniotic membranes changing treatment for OSD

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – "Amniotic membranes have changed the way we provide treatment for ocular surface disorders like advanced ocular surface disease…

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VIDEO: Dark adaptation a biomarker for AMD

February 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Practitioners can use the AdaptDx by Maculogix to test a patient’s dark adaptation, which can be a biomarker for AMD…

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VIDEO: OD uses RightEye technology to build practice

February 21, 2019
 NEW ORLEANS – Kristopher May, OD, FAAO, implemented RightEye at his practice, Coldwater Vision Center, a few months ago. “The…

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VIDEO: OIS debuts at SECO

February 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – The Ophthalmic Innovation Summit, also known as OIS, had its debut in optometry here at the SECO meeting. Co-chair J. James

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‘Industrial revolution’ brings immediate access, convenience to optometric care

February 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Eye care is experiencing a wave of effects from the fourth industrial revolution resulting from “superintelligence”…

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Dry eye symptoms continue to improve after retreatment with TearCare

February 20, 2019
In the extension of an initial 6-month study of TearCare for adults with clinically significant dry eye disease, researches observed that after 12…

BLOG: Alexa for eye care

February 13, 2019
What if I had a virtual assistant who could do for electronic medical records what Alexa, the little electronic cylinder in my kitchen, does for my…

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VIDEO: Virtual reality glaucoma testing platform under evaluation

February 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Alberto Gonzalez Garcia, MD, of olleyes discusses the company’s plan to bring a virtual reality glaucoma testing…

New Bruder compress extends comfort of contact lenses

February 6, 2019
Bruder Healthcare announced the release of Eyeleve, a compress clinically proven to increase comfortable contact lens wear time by up to 3 hours…

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Higher eyelid pressure found to be risk for OSD

February 5, 2019
A blepharon-tensiometer can provide accurate measurements of patient eyelid pressure whether the eye is healthy or diseased. Additionally…

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NEI funding supports trial of virtual reality glaucoma detection device

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A clinical study of NGoggle, a virtual reality device that aims to detect glaucoma, will begin at Duke University, according to…

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NEI funding supports trial of virtual reality glaucoma detection device

February 4, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A clinical study of NGoggle, a virtual reality device that aims to detect glaucoma, will begin at Duke University, according to…

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Spark initiative raises awareness of genetic testing for retinal disease

February 1, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – Spark Therapeutics announced the launch of a digital resource intended to raise awareness and provide education about the…

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Virtual visual field test introduced

January 31, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – Virtual Field launched its virtual reality platform for visual field testing during a press conference here at the American…