BostonSight®, a nonprofit eye healthcare organization that advances the treatment of diseased and damaged corneas and dry eyes held their annual FitAcademy™ Retreat for Residents at New England College of Optometry (NECO) in Boston, September 15-16, 2023.
OptiSpheric® IOL PRO 2 offers fully automated IOL measurement. It is completed with WorkStation IOL and integrated SortStation IOL. This workplace is the best choice when it comes to carrying out all the steps upstream and downstream of measurement in a simple, fast and safe process.
Johnson & Johnson Vision has presented a range of new clinical data and learning opportunities for developments in contact lenses at the 2023 British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) Clinical Conference and Exhibition from 9 – 11 June in Manchester, UK.
Bausch + Lomb has announced the U.S. launch of Bausch + Lomb INFUSE Multifocal silicone hydrogel (SiHy) daily disposable contact lenses.
Already for the twelfth time, Hecht Contactlinsen GmbH invited to a Forum in the Konzerthaus Freiburg, Germany, from May 6 to 7, 2023.
“Which is better, one or two?” asks the doctor, to which the patient responds with “Neither.” This encounter may sound familiar to many eye care practitioners, particularly when refracting patients with irregular corneas.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting a lot of attention lately, almost to the point of becoming a fashion statement: everybody is into artificial intelligence, it seems.
While some people only approach the subject of monovision at arm’s length, and would probably prefer to erase it completely from textbooks, people’s heads and in practice – for others monovision is the obvious solution! So let’s take a closer look at the topic.
We are assisting a start-up lab with developing their process to make contact lenses, both corneal and scleral. The owner does not have a manufacturing background and has a local optometrist who is advising her on the blocking and finishing aspects of contact lens manufacturing.
Looking back 30 years, it is no secret that probably one of the biggest surprises in our industry has been the re-emergence and development of modern scleral lenses. The surge of scleral lens publications demonstrates their incredible increase in the recent peer-reviewed literature.
The application of the MDR is mandatory as of May 26, 2021. The issue still poses challenges for companies and many still need clarification on how the requirements can be implemented without harming their business. This is nicely illustrated by the fact that EFLCIN offers yet another workshop on the topic of MDR preparation at their 2022 congress.
Are you having trouble finding employees? And to keep them? There’s a specter haunting the EU – and unfortunately, it’s very real: The shortage of skilled workers. And it’s particularly noticeable in some EU countries. That’s because demographic change is in full swing here – and often more advanced than in other regions of the world.