SYSTEMS / EQUIPMENT
Briot Adds Entry-level Edger to eMOTION Line
Product: eMOTION m edger
Top Line: eMOTION m is Briot’s addition to its popular eMOTION line of edgers. It is positioned as an introductory lab edger that gives the customer a choice in features based on their individual lab needs.
Close Up: eMOTION m offers high tech 3-D tracing, shape modification, guided beveling, and parallax-free digital blocking. (Briot’s full-featured eMOTION offers the same features, plus drilling, grooving, and safety beveling.)
www.briotusa.com; (800) 292-7468
- Width 28.6 in
- Depth 23.6 inches
- Height 17.4 inches
- Weight 165 lbs
- Voltage 230 V-50 Hz
- 115 V-60 Hz
EXAMS / DISPENSING
Oxy-view Glasses Deliver Vision Plus Oxygen Therapy
Product: Oxy-view Oxygen Therapy Glasses
Top Line: Oxy-view oxygen therapy glasses are designed for those individuals that require supplemental oxygen. Oxy-View allows the wearer to "ditch" their nasal cannula, thereby improving their quality of life while being assured that they are receiving the oxygen prescribed by their doctor. Light weight, durable and comfortable, Oxy-view glasses are capable of delivering oxygen up to 5 lpm.
Close Up: Oxy-view glasses offer a number of benefits to the wearer:
The glasses are available in a variety of full rim, half rim and non-hinged half rim styles.
- Oxygen therapy without the discomfort of the nasal cannula
- Combine oxygen therapy and vision
- Discreet oxygen delivery
- Greater social acceptance
- Improved self esteem
Vital Stats: Compatible with most single and double lumen oxygen conserving systems. Frames come with single-lumen and double-lumen connecting tubing, 12 nasal prongs, a lens template and two spare rubber hinge seals.
www.oxyview.com; (877) 699-8439
CooperVision Offers Automated Patient Communications With Websystem3
Product: CooperVision’s Websystem3
Top Line: CooperVision now offers eye doctors the ability to communicate with patients automatically using custom Web-based software offered by Websystem3. Websystem3 builds on CooperVision’s popular CV+ Program. With digital media and mobile device use on the rise, WebSystem3 allows practices to automate key communications, taking advantage of technology to build digital marketing programs to drive practice revenues.
Close Up: CooperVision describes Websystem3 as “powerful, cloud-based software created by an optometrist for eye care professionals.” Among its capabilities are the automatic scheduling of available appointment times and of the ability to directly link satisfied patients to the most popular online review sites. These are essential for eye doctors looking to acquire, retain, and engage patients.
The software enables an eye care practice to send out practice branded email marketing campaigns and newsletters, deploy survey requests, push text messages to patients and integrate with Facebook.
“All of us at CooperVision are very excited about completing our ownership position of the Websystem3 portfolio of services that help provide the information and convenience demanded by today’s eye care consumers. We will be dedicating substantial resources to support Websystem3’s mission of helping eye care providers serve and grow their patient base,” said Andrew Sedgwick, President, Americas for CooperVision.
Michael Arnell, OD, the creator of WebSystem3 added, “As a practicing OD, I set out to build intelligent software that would solve the marketing needs of a practice – primarily to get more appointments and further engage with patients. We are honored that CooperVision will now bring the advantages of Websystem3 to help support eye care providers.”
Vital Stats: An integrated mobile application and automated voice messaging is also available.
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Coburn Technologies Intros Durable, All-material Polishing Pad
Product: Coburn Technologies’ Amazen HD
Top Line: This all-material polishing pad has a unique debossed surface paired with the premium fiber blend to provide a superior finish by keeping the polish on the lens where the work is being done.
Close Up: Abrasion resistant flock stands up to longer polish times and provides an exceptional luster. Environmentally friendly and coated with a low-tack natural rubber pressure sensitive adhesive with residue free removal.
Vital Stats: Universal for all slurry systems. Made in the USA.
www.coburntechnologies.com; (800) 262-8761
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