Which Online Reviews Actually Count?

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:25 PM NEW YORK—Most practices know that reviews are important. But do you know which reviews have the greatest persuasive power to bring new patients through your front door? EyeCarePro put together information to help ECPs understand more about which reviews to prioritize for their practice and offered strategies to help generate more of them.

New Sightbox Site Offers Resources and Education to Support Doctors and Patients

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:20 PM PORTLAND, Ore.—Sightbox, a concierge contact lens membership service offering a yearly eye exam, contact lens fitting, and the annual supply of contact lenses for monthly payments throughout the year, has launched a new website with shareable resources specifically for optometrists and eyecare professionals as part of its efforts to keep doctors at the center of patient care.

Shamir Releases Augmented Reality Mobile App on Apple and Google Play Stores

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:15 PM SAN DIEGO—Shamir Insight, Inc., an innovative leader of premium Freeform progressive and single vision lenses, has announced the release of its Shamir Augmented Reality mobile application, now available for download on the Apple and Google Play stores. The new app is described by Shamir as “a fun, interactive app which brings 3D animations and optical education to life through the camera lens of a mobile device.”

CheckedUp Adds New Features to Help ECPs With Decision Making

By CLICK Staff


Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:45 AM NEW YORK—CheckedUp, a specialty point of care and patient education company, is adding several new product features to optimize their health care decision technology. With over 5,000 eyecare professionals in the CheckedUp network, the technology empowers patients during their health care journey by engaging and educating them about their care, preventions, conditions, and treatment options.

Shamir Debuts Microsite for Autograph Intelligence

By CLICK Staff


Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:40 AM SAN DIEGO, Calif.—Shamir Insight, Inc., an innovative leader of premium Freeform progressive and single vision lenses, announced the launch of its microsite, www.ShamirAutographIntelligence.com, an online resource for its newest progressive lens design, Autograph Intelligence. Shamir launched the microsite with the goal of providing comprehensive product information and resources about its newest progressive lens design.

MacuLogix Launches AMD Academy

By CLICK Staff

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:35 AM MIDDLETOWN, Pa.—MacuLogix is launching AMD Academy, an online learning community for current AdaptDx users, delivering video-based product training and a user forum to facilitate discussion of best practices and answers to user questions.

Alcon Is Working With Social Media Influencers to Help Customers Try Contact Lens Colors

By CLICK Staff

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:15 AM FORT WORTH, Texas—Beauty bloggers Laura Sanchez, and Raye Boyce are taking part in Alcon’s newly launched sweepstakes, which invites people to play with their eye color for a chance to go backstage at New York’s Fashion Week in February 2019.

ECPs and Patients Can Follow Fidelco Guide Dog’s Training With Eschenbach Partner Project

By CLICK Staff

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:10 AM LAS VEGAS and BLOOMFIELD, Conn.—Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of vision-enhancing products that empower visually impaired clients, has announced a new corporate partnership with the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, an internationally accredited nonprofit guide dog organization and recognized expert.

ECPs Are Bringing Digital Experience and New Choices to Patients via My Frame Gallery Installations

By CLICK Staff

Friday, September 28, 2018 2:26 PM NEW YORK—ECPs interested in using digital tools to enhance their patients’ experience and engagement in their dispensaries are showcasing the advantages of My Frame Gallery, a recent program launched from Frames Data (Frames Data is a service and division of the Jobson Optical Group).

MacuLogix Launches the AMD Academy, an Online Learning Community

By CLICK Staff

Friday, September 28, 2018 2:23 PM MIDDLETOWN, Pa.—MacuLogix, Inc., which equips eyecare professionals with the instrument, tools and education needed to effectively diagnose and treat patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has launched its AMD Academy. The AMD Academy is an online learning community for current AdaptDx users, delivering video-based product training and a user forum to facilitate discussion of best practices and answers to user questions.

Vision Expo Partners With Sephora and Influencer @GlamOptometrist

By CLICK Staff

Friday, September 28, 2018 2:20 PM LAS VEGAS—Vision Expo West is presenting a new experience for all attendees titled “GlamourEYES Pop Up Studio” featuring the global prestige omni-retailer, Sephora, and social media influencer and optometrist, Dr. Arian Fartash of @GlamOptometrist. Attendees will have the opportunity to receive free, five-minute makeovers and beauty tips from a Sephora beauty advisor.

Eye-DNA Updates its 3DNA Eyewear System

By CLICK Staff

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11:45 AM NEW YORK—Eye-DNA has updated its 3DNA eyewear system, including an interactive retail kiosk with two new frame collections, an 80-piece swatch book and eyewear design software v1.6. The 3DNA eyewear system offers optical retailers digital customization tools based on 3D scanning and design, enabling them to provide customers with user-designed, precisely-fit premium eyewear.

Researchers Say AI Matches Experts at Detecting Eye Diseases

By CLICK Staff

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11:40 AM LONDON—An artificial intelligence (AI) system that can recommend the correct referral decision for over 50 eye diseases as accurately as world-leading experts has been developed by researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, DeepMind Health and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. The breakthrough research, published online this month by Nature Medicine, describes how machine learning technology has been successfully trained on thousands of historic de-personalized eye scans to identify features of eye disease and recommend how patients should be referred for care.

Solutionreach and Nextech Form Partnership

By CLICK Staff

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11:35 AM NEW YORK—Nextech Systems a provider of health care technology solutions for ophthalmology and other specialty physician practices, has formed a partnership with Solutionreach. The partnership will integrate Nextech’s practice management software and Solutionreach’s patient communication software.


CDC Develops Nation’s First Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 2:50 PM ATLANTA, Ga.—The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has developed the nation’s first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System (VEHSS). Launched in collaboration with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), the VEHSS is designed to help health-care professionals, researchers, policymakers and state health departments better understand the scope of vision loss, eye disorders and eyecare services in the U.S.