CooperVision Launches Daily Disposable, New Cylinder for
CooperVision recently launched ClearSight 1-Day, a line of daily
disposable soft contact lenses. CooperVision claims that ClearSight
1-Day lenses are thinner than other brands and have design features
that work together to provide optimum comfort and excellent health
for daily wear patients.
Figure. COOPER'S NEW DAILY
DISPOSABLE IS DESIGNED FOR COMFORT.
ClearSight 1-Day lenses feature a 52-percent water content material
and are available in sphere powers of +6.00D to -10.00D in 0.50D
steps above +5.00D and -6.00D; a center thickness of 0.07mm at
-3.00D; an 8.7mm base curve; and a 14.2mm diameter. The lens also
features a UV blocker.
CooperVision has also extended the parameters of its Proclear Toric
contact lenses with the introduction of a -2.25D cylinder power in
the 8.4mm base curve.
addition, Proclear Toric lenses are now available in 8.4mm and 8.8mm
base curves; sphere powers of +6.00D to -8.00D; and cylinder powers
of -0.75D, -1.25D, -1.75D and -2.25D with axes of 10 degrees to 180
degrees in 10-degree steps. Call (800) 538-7824 or visit
Ophthalmics now offers the Gulden Slit Lamp Yellow Filter, a Wratten
#12 Yellow filter that practitioners can add to existing slit lamps
that don't feature a built-in yellow filter, according to the
manufacturer. It's easy to use, encased in a sturdy plastic frame
and is recessed to reduce filter damage and scratches, according to
Gulden. Call (215) 884-8105 or visit
Improved Keratoconus Fitting System Launches
Optical Contact Lens, Inc. recently re-launched its new and improved
AKS (Art Keratoconic System). The improved kone fitting system
features updated tamper-evident packaging, easy-to-use fitting
charts and the Optimum (Contamac) family of GP lens materials,
according to Art Optical.
design allows you to control the optical zone diameter according to
the base curve relationship, according to Art Optical. As the base
curve steepens, the optical zone diameter decreases to prevent
midperipheral seal off. The AKS system features standard base curves
from 7.20mm to 6.00mm. AKS provides a practical means of managing
keratoconic patients through the use of corneal topography or
diagnostic fitting sets, according to Art Optical. Call (800)
253-9364 or visit
Figure. ART OPTICAL'S
IMPROVED AKS SYSTEM RECENTLY LAUNCHED.
New Implants for Keratoconic Corneas
Technology, Inc. recently announced its international launch of
Intacs SK, a new implant designed for patients who have severe
keratoconus. According to Addition Technology, Intacs SK is designed
to maximize the effectiveness for severe cases by providing the
broadest field of vision. It's distributed in two sizes: 0.400mm and
0.450mm. A new supplemental instrument set is available for use with
the new Intacs SK product. Call (888) 8INTACS (846-8227) or visit
Software Helps with Image Management
U.S.A., Inc. now offers its Eye Q Capture Review software, designed
for use on the Canon Non-Mydriatic CR-DGi Retinal Camera. The
software is a portable retinal imaging solution that features a
drag-and-drop interface to allow for rapid image acquisition, quick
review of images in stereo and RGB (Red-Green-Blue) separation modes
and automatic image storage, according to Canon.
software also features Emboss, a three-dimensional rendition from a
single image that practitioners can view at a given set standard of
separation without the need for special stereo glasses.
Eye Q line of software conforms with the Digital Imaging and
Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Standard in ophthalmology. The
software can save images in visible light (XC) and ophthalmic
photograph (OP) formats. Call (800) 970-7227 or visit