Monday, November 17, 2014 12:04 AM
The refractor or phoropter has been a long-standing symbol of eye exams and optometry. But in recent years noteworthy advances have been made in the realm of refraction and to the phoropter itself. These innovations are changing the face of the exam room and the way in which subjective refractions are performed.
Friday, September 05, 2014 12:21 AM
GROVE CITY, Ohio—Phill Phillips, a founding partner and owner of
Latham and Phillips Ophthalmic
(LPO) has retired from the company, effective Sept. 1, 2014.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM
NILES, Ill.—M&S Technologies, based here, announced that the newest version of Smart System 20/20 software includes integration with Echo patient education from Eyemaginations.
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.