Article Date: 1/1/2009

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Improved Practice Management and EMR Software

First Insight Corporation has launched its latest version of MaximEyes software. New features in the latest release allow users to submit regulatory-compliant e-prescriptions to pharmacies through a built-in interface via the DrFirst GoldRx certified Rcopia e-prescribing technology; use 3D Precision Draw to capture anterior/posterior segment data and illustrate health concerns using 3D templates and disease state stamp images; generate a playlist of educational videos for patients from Eyemaginations 3D-Eye Office based on diagnosis codes; download and import Electronic Remittance Advice in NPI-compliant format; link EyeRoute Ophthalmic Image Management System Web-based images to a MaximEyes exam record; add PQRI Customized Scripts to fee schedules; and more. Call (800) 920-1940 or visit www.first-insight.com.

New Kit for Lid Care

Cynacon/OcuSoft has introduced its new prescription-only Alodox Convenience Kit for adjunctive eyelid therapy and hygiene.

The Alodox Convenience Kit contains Alodox (Doxycycline Hyclate 20mg), OcuSoft Lid Scrub Plus Extra Strength Pre-Moistened Pads, and OcuSoft Lid Scrub Original Foaming Eyelid Cleanser. This convenient combination therapy will significantly increase patient compliance and improve overall hygiene therapy, according to the company.

THE ALODOX CONVENIENCE KIT IS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE PATIENT COMPLIANCE WITH LID CARE AND HYGIENE.

OcuSoft has also formed a partnership with Eye Eco, Inc., through which Eye Eco's Tranquileyes Moist Heat Therapy Goggles and Thermoeyes Reusable Heat Packs are now included in OcuSoft's Alodox Convenience Kit. The Tranquileyes Moist Heat Therapy Goggles, when used with warm water, create heat to help stimulate tear production and increase humidity for dry eye relief. Call (800) 233-5469 or visit www.alodox.com.

Reminder Service Reaches Eye Care

Smile Reminder's practice-to-patient communication service helps eyecare providers reach patients and prospects using the latest mobile technologies. Long established in the dental and medical industries, Smile Reminder has recently introduced its communication tools to the eyecare market, enabling practitioners to reach patients anytime, anywhere, in a personalized and relevant way, according to the company.

Smile Reminder's patient messaging software system provides a secure and effective way for practices to directly communicate with patients by automatically sending text and/or e-mail messages such as appointment reminders, birthday greetings, e-surveys and news letters to returning patients and special promotions for new prospects. Messages are customizable and always include branding elements including a company's logo and photographs, contact information, practitioner's signature and link to the practice's Web site, according to the company. Call (866) 605-6867 or visit www.smilereminder.com.

3D HD Vision System Enhances Microsurgery

TrueVision Systems, Inc. has released its next generation of the patented 3D Image Capture Module (ICM) and TrueWare OS 6.0 3D operating system software, which together offer improved image quality with greater system control and an enhanced surgical experience, according to the company. The TrueVision product is a real-time, 3D HD vision system used for microsurgery.

The new Image Capture Module, ICM2, is approximately 60 percent smaller than the original ICM, includes a more powerful processor and upgraded sensors, and it's designed to fit most surgical microscopes including Zeiss, Leica, Moeller, Topcon and Olympus, according to TrueVision Systems. Image resolution has been increased 42 percent to 1280×1024 pixels.

In total, the camera processes nearly two gigabits per second, providing live video at 60 frames per second for each eye and recorded video at 30 frames per second for each eye, according to the company.

The TrueWare OS 6.0 software features improvements in modular display support, menu navigation, failure mode handling, expanded codec compatibility and new plug-and-play support, according to TrueVision Systems. Call (805) 963-9700 or visit www.truevisionsys.com.



Contact Lens Spectrum, Issue: January 2009