Vistakon, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc., has launched an online staff-training program (Office Readiness) to improve efficiencies in the delivery of contact lens services.
Reichert's ClearChart 2 digital acuity system is LINUX-based and free of hard drives, fans, and other moving parts for silent and "lock-up-free" operation.
The 112th annual American Optometric Association Congress and the 39th annual American Optometric Student Association Conference will be held Wednesday, June 24, to Saturday, June 27, in Washington, DC.
Essilor of America Inc. announced that for every five pairs of Essilor Junior lenses sold now through Dec. 31, Essilor will donate one pair to the Essilor Vision Foundation for its work to improve the vision of children across the United States.
Diagnosing glaucoma and deciding when, and whether, to begin treatment is not clear-cut. The patient's history, a comprehensive eye examination, and a diagnostic work-up can help in the decision process.
SynergEyes Inc. expands the parameters of its multifocal hybrid contact lens to address patients with emerging presbyopia seeking binocular visual acuity.
Boredom is not an option in Washington, DC. A simple walk outside one's hotel can keep the average person occupied for hours. Museums, theaters, monuments, parks, and restaurants are plentiful in DC and cater to the budget friendly as well as the extravagant traveler.
In the past, eye-care providers diagnosed glaucoma based solely on raised IOP or visible or distinct damage to the optic nerve. Those rules have changed, thanks to more information about the risk factors for glaucoma including thin central corneas, elevated IOP, cup-to-disc ratios, and retinal nerve fiber layer defects.
360 Network | THE GUIDE | May 1, 2009