AIT Industries to Distribute Visionix Instruments

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Product: Visionix Instruments
Top Line: AIT Industries, headquartered in Bensenville, Ill., has been named as a distributor of Visionix Instruments, designed and manufactured in Israel.
“To be successful in today’s market, efficiency is most important. The Visionix line of automated instruments allows us to deliver a solution to provider greater efficiency for eye care professionals and to do it at an affordable price point,” said Matt Vulich, vice-president marketing for AIT Industries.
Close Up: The VX55 Digital Refraction System features a sound ergonomic design, efficient refraction management, intuitive touch-screen interface, easy control of the vision tester directly from a Samsung tablet with easy upgrades through the Google Play Store, and the ability to integrate with a variety of devices and EMR. The VX55 was designed specifically to advance the technology and efficiency in your practice without having to re-learn refraction on a different device typical of modern digital refractors at an affordable price point.
The L79 Multi-Diagnostic Unit combines the functions of an autorefractor, a keratometer, and a corneal topographer into a single device. Its multiple functions provide versatility and convenience in a smaller footprint. The L79 has a high resolution Shack-Hartmann sensor that offers a high level of accuracy with 1500 measuring points. These features, combined, help make the testing procedure easier for both the doctor and the patient.
The VX40 (formerly Wavelens Pro) is a next generation autolensmeter based on Visionix wave front technology using a 1350 point Shack-Hartmann sensor. With the push of a button you will have detailed analysis of the frame. The VX40 can detect and analyze single vision, bifocals, and progressive lenses while being compatible with all lens technologies and brands.
Vital Stats: Visionix is a brand of Luneau Technology USA.
www.aitindustries.com; (800) 729-1959

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drchrono Launches PHR Platform With HealthKit Integration on iOS 8

Product: Integration of drchrono’s “onpatient” PHR platform with Apple’s HealthKit on iOS 8.
Top Line: drchrono is launching its Personal Health Record platform (PHR), “onpatient,” with an Apple HealthKit integration on iOS 8.
Close Up: This integration allows patients to import data they choose from the Health app into their onpatient personal health records and send it to their physician in an easy-to-digest snapshot.
“In the last few years, patients have been trying to bring their wellness data into the office, but I just couldn’t look at it all, said James Rieger, MD. This new format gives me an easy and fast way to gain insight on my patient’s health and lifestyle right inside of my electronic health record platform.”
Vital Stats: Consumers using onpatient can sync many data points, including blood glucose levels, weight, heart rate, flights of stairs climbed and steps walked from wearable data sources, as well as other key metrics from fitness apps and consumer medical instrumentation like glucose monitors or blood pressure cuffs.
“The problem with patient’s sharing fitness data with their doctors has been that the doctor doesn’t have enough time to wade through a lot of data,” said Daniel Kivatinos, co-founder and COO of drchrono. “We are giving patients a way to send a curated snapshot of this wellness data to their personal physicians in a way that can be digested quickly. Having this data inside of our award winning Electronic Health Record is bridging the gap between a consumer’s fitness and wellness data and their provider’s medical records.”

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Plastic Plus Launches New Interactive Website

Product: www.plasticplus.ca
Top Line: Plastic Plus, Canada's largest independent lens manufacturer, is launching a newly redesigned, interactive website, www.plasticplus.ca.
Close Up: Filled with resources and information for eyecare providers, this site provides viewers with the latest information on our innovative products as well as improved access to our online ordering capabilities. “We are pleased to offer our clients a truly interactive web experience and improved customer service support,” said Plastic Plus president Paul Faibish. “Our goal is to provide eyecare providers with the state-of-the-art lenses and AR coatings and this begins with an exceptional online ordering experience.”
Plastic Plus is Canada's largest independent lens manufacturer with one of the most highly advanced labs in the industry. The newly redesigned website offers greater access to information about the various products and improved eyecare provider support. The site also includes links to CE credits available through ABO credits.
Visitors can seamlessly navigate through product information resources, engage with lens technology experts and place their orders online. The site also offers direct access to our support team so clients with questions about our products can speak to someone right away.
Vital Stats: The new website features many new areas of information including a complete product listing, product videos and links to Plastic Plus social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube where even more news and information about the company and products is available.
www.plasticplus.ca; (800) 268-1617

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