Bausch + Lomb Launches PureVision2 For Astigmatism
Bausch + Lomb launched PureVision2 For Astigmatism With High Definition Optics lenses. According to the company, the lens incorporates Auto Align Design, a stabilization system optimized to deliver consistently crisp, clear vision with excellent stability and comfort. The optimized thickness profile has a combination of prism and periballasting for enhanced stability, and the 14.5mm diameter provides more area for effective ballasting and improved centration. According to the company, the lenses reduce spherical aberration, thus helping to reduce halos and glare in lowlight conditions. Visit www.bausch.com.
Purevision2 for Astigmatism has HD Optics and Auto Align Design.
Demandforce and Compulink Integrate Software
Demandforce Inc., an online marketing and communication company, and Compulink Business Systems Inc., developer of customizable electronic health records (EHR) and practice management software, launched a certified data integration that allows users of Compulink's EHR/PM software to integrate with Demandforce D3, which offers numerous management tools, such as automated recall and appointment confirmations via e-mail and text messaging, online reputation management, promotions and newsletters. Contact Compulink at (800) 456-4522 or visit www.compulinkadvantage.com
Eyemaginations Integrates With Visiontesting and Practice Management Programs
Eyemaginations LUMA patient education and marketing software is now compatible with Smart System from M&S Technologies, Maxim Eyes from First Insight, and NexTech Practice 2011. According to Eyemaginations, these integrations ensure an easy experience for users and help practitioners deliver consistent education in the examination room.
LUMA can now be controlled through the Smart System computerized vision testing program, using a remote control to present animations to patients in the examination room.
MaximEyes is a practice management and CCHIT/ONC-ATCB-certified EHR system for optometry and ophthalmology. This new integration passes diagnostic codes from MaximEyes into LUMA so that relevant educational topics are queued automatically.
NexTech Practice 2011 is ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 fully certified EMR and PMS for optometry, ophthalmology and refractive surgery. The interface with the LUMA software provides a direct link to the animations. This increases efficiency for practitioners, the level of education for patients, and ROI for the practice. Call (877) 321-5481, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.eyemaginations.com.
FastOD.com Launches Practice-building Resource
FastOD.com is a Web-based resource that provides business-building content in combination with live, online and inperson “meet-ups” in major cities, where attendees and industry experts discuss practice-building techniques. According to the company, its target audience includes optometry students and doctors who are in the earlier stages of their careers, and its content is designed to appeal to the changing OD demographic. Content categories include marketing and positioning, finance and accounting, social media and staff management. Visit http://fastod.com/
Alden Optical Launches NovaKone
Alden Optical Inc. introduced the NovaKone soft contact lens for keratoconus. According to the company, the lens uses a sophisticated posterior design to neutralize irregular astigmatism and optimize fit. Frontsurface toricity is then applied to correct for residual regular astigmatism, while proprietary Dual Elliptical Stabilization ensures excellent rotational stability. Diagnostic fitting sets are available at a nominal fee. Call (800) 253-3669, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.aldenoptical.com.
Vmax PSF Refractor Measures Subjective Night Vision
Vmax Vision Inc.'s PSF Refractor, which provides subjective pointspread function refractions with 0.05D accuracy, now offers a subjective refraction module that measures a patient's night vision capabilities. Call (888) 413-7038, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.vmaxvision.com.
Contact Lens Spectrum, Issue: November 2011