Summer 2015 Corporate Contributors News

ECP University is New and Improved

ECP University is New and Improved

Essilor of America has relaunched its ECP University (ECPU) with new branding and content. ECPU is an educational solution for developing best practices and delivering growth through in-person, online and distance learning for optical staff, practice managers and practice owners. The content is designed for various practice roles and experience levels. All practice members gain […]

E-Book Calls Attention to Importance of Eye Exams for Kids

E-Book Calls Attention to Importance of Eye Exams for Kids

Pointing out that approximately 30 million children in the United States have undetected vision problems, which can directly affect their success in school, Alcon has launched an e-book designed to inspire parents to schedule a comprehensive eye exam for their children. The e-book, “Howard and the Amazing Eye Exam,” also helps to prepare children for […]

Special Offers for Optometry Students at ASCO Member Schools

Special Offers for Optometry Students at ASCO Member Schools

Volk Optical is offering all of its ophthalmic lens products for sale at discounted rates to students attending the schools and colleges of optometry that are members of ASCO. From non-contact BIO lenses and slit lamp lenses to contact laser and diagnostic lenses, Volk offers a full line of lenses as well as complimentary laser […]

Eye Health Supplements Now Available in Gummy Form

Eye Health Supplements Now Available in Gummy Form

Bausch + Lomb expanded its Ocuvite line of eye vitamin and mineral supplements with the addition of Ocuvite Eye Health Gummies for adults. The Gummies, designed to taste good, are formulated to help replenish vital nutrients, such as antioxidant Vitamins C and E, zinc and macular carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which eyes can lose with […]

EHR Interface to Support MORE Registry

EHR Interface to Support MORE Registry

Compulink Business Systems Inc. is one of three initial vendors chosen by the American Optometric Association (AOA) to support the AOA MORE registry, a private, secure database that will integrate data from a doctor’s EHR to provide a systematic way of collecting real-time patient data and reporting data as needed. The goal of AOA MORE […]

Dry Eye Diagnostics in One Report

Dry Eye Diagnostics in One Report

The JENVIS Dry Eye Report is a new way for eyecare professionals to create a convenient one-page overview of the exam results generated by the Oculus Keratograph 5M, a corneal topographer with a built-in real keratometer and a color camera optimized for external imaging. In addition to the meibography, NIKBUT, tear meniscus height, lipid layer […]

New Retina Camera is Fully Automated

New Retina Camera is Fully Automated

Topcon has unveiled its new, fully automatic TRC-NW400 Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera. Using the TRC-NW400, operators do not need to spend time aligning, centering, focusing or capturing color retinal images because the unit automatically performs these steps once the camera is positioned in front of the eye. It also automatically travels from one eye to the […]

Tools for Contact Lens Practice Growth

Tools for Contact Lens Practice Growth

To help optometrists acquire and retain contact lens patients, CooperVision has combined several tools and services, such as EyeCare Prime, WebSystem3, Premier and LensFerry, to create CooperVision Advantage. This inclusive set of business tools is designed to support practice growth by enabling practitioners to add new patients, minimize the non-clinical reasons for patient loss and […]

Programs for Students and Young Professionals

Programs for Students and Young Professionals

In Seattle, Wash., this June, representatives of ASCO and International Vision Expo discussed the education and activities available to optometry students, alumni and young professionals during the Vision Expo East and Vision Expo West annual conferences. “We’re excited to provide the opportunity for the deans and clinical directors to attend Vision Expo West and provide […]

New Multifocal Contact Lens Takes Pupil Size into Account

New Multifocal Contact Lens Takes Pupil Size into Account

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. launched 1-Day Acuvue Moist Brand Multifocal Contact Lenses. The new lenses, which feature a unique aspheric center-near design for the presbyopic eye, are created with uniquely optimized optics for addressing the natural variations in pupil size according to age and refractive power to produce a better visual experience. The […]