Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:25 AM
UITHOORN, The Netherlands—Spectacle lens maker
Hoya Vision Care
has signed a multi-year contract with eye diagnostics company
opticians EasyScan, a fundus camera that can perform a three-minute
eyecare test that provides medical-grade images of the retina without
the need of pupil dilation.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 AM
Advanced technologies are improving the accuracy, efficiency and speed of the eye exam and refraction process. But potential game changers—such as virtual refraction, low cost, smartphone-based systems and online refractive eye exams—are starting to fundamentally redefine “refraction.” Find out why refraction is no longer just a matter of “better or worse” in this Special Feature.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:08 AM
A new class of low cost, portable refraction devices that run on
specialized apps and software is adding a new dimension to the field of
vision testing. Here’s a look at some of the latest products in this emerging category.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:10 AM
Unlike companies that have concentrated on modernizing the phoropter,
DigitalVision Systems (DVS) has developed a refraction system that does
away with the device entirely.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:09 AM
Ever since online eyeglass sales began, optical industry observers have wondered when online refraction would follow.
Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:27 AM
HILLSBORO, Ore.—The Essilor Visioffice system now integrates in both
directions with First Insight Corp.’s MaximEyes 11.0 practice management
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 12:27 AM
VINCENNES, FRANCE and CHICAGO—Essilor Instruments, a wholly owned
division of the Essilor Group, is combining its two U.S. divisions,
Essilor Instruments USA
in its Chicago facilities.
Monday, November 18, 2013 2:00 AM
Papillon is an all-in-one lens options display and dispensing mirror.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:00 AM
In 2009, Congress passed the Health Information Technology for Economic
and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to promote the adoption and Meaningful
Use of health information technology.
Monday, August 26, 2013 12:27 AM
group, based in France, which develops, manufactures and markets Briot and Weco edgers and Visionix refraction and diagnostic instruments, has announced a capital investment in
Latham & Phillips Ophthalmic
(L.P.O.), an ophthalmic equipment distributor based in Columbus, Ohio.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 3:35 AM
Eyecare practices are now the nexus of a vast and rapidly growing
information network that connects practitioners with patients, insurance
companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.
Monday, August 19, 2013 3:30 AM
Electronic health records are no longer “theoretical.” Here, there and
everywhere, they are a “reality,” quickly on their way to becoming
ubiquitous, following the patient every step of the way through their
health care experience.