EXAMS / DISPENSING
Eschenbach Features Foster Grant’s LightSpecs
Top Line: For presbyopes who need to use readers in dark or dimly lit environments, Eschenbach offers Foster Grant’s LightSpecs, readers that provide both magnification and bright LED illumination.
Close Up: LightSpecs are ideal for reading menus in dimly lit restaurants or for reading books, magazines or other material while away or at home. Plus, since the LED lights are so focused on the object being viewed, users don’t have to worry about disturbing others in the room, so they are perfect for use while reading in bed. The added illumination reduces eye fatigue and helps users focus on near objects more easily and for longer periods of time, thereby increasing patient satisfaction and compliance.
Vital Stats: LightSpecs are available from Eschenbach in two unisex frame styles (tortoise and black) and six different strengths (+1.50D, +2.00D, +2.50D, +3.00D, +3.50D, and +4.00D), though they can also be prescription-corrected as well. Each pair features two LEDs (one on each temple) that are individually activated with an easy flick of a switch and powered by two flat button-sized batteries that last 50 hours. The batteries are easily replaced and four extra batteries are built into the top of the hard, protective case which is included. An attractive point-of-purchase display holding 14 pair is also available.
www.eschenbach.com; (800) 487-5389
ECP Manager Offers Benefit Finder Tool
Product: ECPBenefit Finder
Top Line: ECPBenefit Finder from ECP Manager, LLC is tool that allows an eyecare practice to simultaneously search all major vision carriers at once, with only one entry of patient information.
Close Up: ECPBenefit Finder offers a faster more efficient way to find patient benefits and verify eligibility. ECPBenefit Finder is easy to use. Simply enter a patient’s information once and click the “Find Benefits” button. ECPBenefit Finder will search all major vision carriers for benefit eligibility and present the carriers website, already familiar to the staff, for fast and easy authorization. ECPBenefit Finder finds more benefits faster while freeing the staff to do other tasks.
Vital Stats: Visit
www.ecpmanager.com/bf to sign up for a free, five-day trial.
firstname.lastname@example.org; (804) 269-8996
REM Eyewear Debuts B2B eCommerce Site
Product: REM Eyewear has significantly redeveloped its business-to-business website for its customers, delivering a superior shopping experience that combines cutting edge technology with consumer-friendly simplicity, the company reported.
Top Line: REM Eyewear’s new B2B site is designed to bring convenience and efficiency to a whole new level. This new, completely redesigned website features 24/7 ordering, custom catalog creation for a personalized shopping experience, and the ability for the account/user to see all of their REM eyewear favorites in just one click.
Close Up: Busy customers can save time by rapid reordering their sold-out REM styles instantly, and work on-the-go as REMEyewear.com is compatible with all mobile devices. “Being on REMEyewear.com is like being in the REM warehouse,” the company said. “Customers can view live inventory, save frames to their personalized list of favorites, and even create an on demand custom PDF catalog of REM frames.”
Vital Stats: In addition to the plethora of new online ordering features, customers can view their order status, review billing statements, and even pay invoices online using REM’s secure and encrypted online payment tool powered by Authorize.net. Customers can log on now to experience REM’s easy-to-navigate catalog consisting of all REM products in high-resolution images, with frame measurements and descriptions.
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
New Option for ETDRS Illuminator Cabinets
Product: 85 cd/m2 Filter Tubes for ETDRS Illuminator Cabinets
Top Line: Precision Vision is introducing a new accessory for its ETDRS Illuminator Cabinets (Cat. No. 2425) that will change the light level of from the standard 160 cd/m2 to 85 cd/m2.
Close Up: The 85 cd/m2 level is achieved by sliding a calibrated filter tube (Cat. No 2427D85) over each existing fluorescent tube, as shown in the illustration. This solution applies to all of Precision Vision’s existing cabinets as well as to all of its new ETDRS illuminator cabinets.
Vital Stats: The filter tubes are guaranteed to maintain their properties for one year (defined as ten hours a day for 365 days). It takes only about one minute to install the filter tubes, which cost only $45 per cabinet.
www.precision-vision.com; (815) 223-2022
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