Oertli launches upgraded Faros surgical platform

April 17, 2019
Oertli Instrumente has launched an upgrade to its Faros compact surgical platform for cataract, vitrectomy and glaucoma surgery. The upgrade includes…

From The Editor

New technologies bring better ways to treat glaucoma

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2019
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
If you fly at all, you can’t help but be a bit unsettled in the wake of two commercial airline tragedies over the past 6 months. What’s…

PCON Reports

Experts say future of glaucoma treatment may lie in sustained release

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2019
“As we are able to diagnose glaucoma earlier and earlier and have a better understanding of the disease, it will help to determine the most…

CyPass migration uncommon, says glaucoma surgeon

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2019
With proper anatomic placement of the CyPass Micro-Stent, postimplantation migration of a supraciliary device is not common, according to Shakeel

Eyenuk launches AI diabetic retinopathy screening service

April 12, 2019
Eyenuk has launched its EyeScreen Human + AI Diagnostic Service for diabetic retinopathy, according to a press release. The artificial intelligence…

BLOG: What goes into a premium cataract surgery experience?

April 5, 2019
Patients are looking for cataract surgery outcomes that do more than enable their current lifestyle; they want even better vision than before via an…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Wellness exam provides personalized baseline

April 5, 2019
NEW YORK – Performing a wellness exam provides baseline information “that helps us make clinical decisions based on a patient’s…

BLOG: The quality of mercy

April 4, 2019
After a robust Vision Expo East with a chance to look at a number of new technology options for the practice of optometry, I came away from New Yok…

OCT predicted to help optometrists detect, manage Alzheimer’s disease

April 3, 2019
A recent study by researchers from the Duke Eye Center shows that OCT angiography can detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease in seconds. The…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Study shows long-term safety, efficacy of iStent

April 2, 2019
The implantation of a single trabecular microbypass stent provided stable, long-term IOP and medication reduction in a real-life cohort of eyes with…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Anterior segment OCT useful in contact lenses, dry eye

April 1, 2019
NEW YORK – Anterior segment OCT is “an area that’s truly expanded over the last several year,” and a “totally new…

Orasis enrolls patients in phase 2b for presbyopia eye drop

March 29, 2019
Orasis Pharmaceuticals is developing a corrective eye drop for the treatment of presbyopia as an alternative to reading glasses and announced that it…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Telemedicine screening shown effective for detecting glaucoma

March 29, 2019
The telemedicine glaucoma detection process has shown potential in being used both nationally and internationally. The Philadelphia Telemedicine…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: OCTA provides new information for glaucoma, retina care

March 27, 2019
NEW YORK – OCT angiography provides clinical information that was not previously accessible, Julie Rodman, OD, FAAO, said here at Vision Expo…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: New visual field test assesses peripheral, macular points

March 26, 2019
NEW YORK – The new 24-2C visual field protocol, now available on the Humphrey Field Analyzer 3 (Carl Zeiss Meditec), allows clinicians to…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Future potential for cross-linking

March 26, 2019
NEW YORK – Now that Avedro’s corneal cross-linking system is FDA-approved, the procedure provides potential for expanded uses, said…

Meeting News

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative takes collaborative approach to ambitious biomedicine goals

March 26, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Medical advancements have come a long way in the past century, but it is in the next 80 years that we may see tremendous…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Primary care ODs embrace functional vision testing

March 25, 2019
NEW YORK – RightEye’s Functional Vision EyeQ test offers optometrists the opportunity to objectively test the way the eye moves, whether…

Acucela to develop OCT device for NASA deep space missions

March 25, 2019
Acucela Inc., a clinical-stage ophthalmology company, announced that it has signed an agreement with the Translational Research Institute for Space…

Meeting News

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…