The Akreos AO Micro-Incision IOL (Akreos MICS), by Bausch
& Lomb, can be implanted through a 1.8mm incision and features four-point
fixation. Advantages of the small-incision platform, which includes the pairing
of the Akreos MICS lens and the Stellaris MICS Vision Enhancement System, are
increased wound sealability and a reduction in both endothelial cell loss and
Call (585) 338-6000, or go to
Sterile Conformers and Spheres
Gulden Ophthalmics introduces the Venus line of sterile eye
conformers and spheres for use during surgical removal of the eye. These
products have a slight yellow tint to differentiate them from the non-sterile
lines also offered by Gulden.
These conformers and spheres are made of polymethyl
methacrylate (PMMA), surgery-ready, double-pouched for security, and available
in a wide range of sizes—from 12mm to 22mm for the spheres, and in small,
medium, large and with or without holes for the conformers.
Call 1-800-659-2250, or go to
Lens Line Expansion
The parameters of the Avaira two-week replacement lens, by
CooperVision, have been expanded. They now range from -12.00D to +8.00D in
0.25D steps. The enfilcon A lens is available in a base curve of 8.4mm or 8.5mm
and a diameter of 14.2mm. It has a Dk of 100, a Dk/t of 125 and a 46% water
The lenses also feature an optimized back surface, rounded
edges, and CooperVision’s proprietary Aquaform Comfort Science (also found in
the Biofinity line), which allows for increased oxygen transmissibility.
Avaira is available in a six-lens pack or three-lens trial
carton. Go to
Camera and Accessories
Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments introduces the ReSeeVit Pulsar
and the ReSeeVit Endothelium. The Pulsar features a placido disk and a rotating
Scheimplflug camera, and provides detailed images of the cornea and anterior
chamber. Data of 25 Scheimpflug frames and a 22-ring placido disk are acquired
in less than a second.
The ReSeeVit Endothelium attaches to a ReSeeVit slit lamp
and allows you to view and capture high-quality contrasted images of the
endothelium without contacting the cornea. Its software allows you to evaluate
the cells’ shape, size, density, area and surface deviation indices.
Call 1-800-447-7511, or go to
Single-Vision Wavefront Lenses
Essilor 360º lenses, by Essilor, are single-vision lenses
that include Wavefront Advanced Vision Enhancement (WAVE) technology. This
technology detects and removes lens aberrations. The back of the lens is
optimized through the Point-by-Point Prescription Mapping process, which
results in a unique back surface for each prescription. These lenses will
especially benefit those patients who have prescriptions stronger than +/-3.00D
sphere or -1.00D or more of cylinder.
Essilor 360º lenses are available in:
• Thin&Lite 1.74, with a range from -14.00D to +10.00D,
with cylinder up to -6.00D.
• Thin&Lite 1.67, with a range from -13.00D to +8.00D,
with cylinder up to -4.00D.
• Polycarbonate, with a range from -10.00D to +8.00D, with
cylinder up to -4.00D.
Essilor Bifocal 360º lenses are available with 360º Digital
Call 1-800-843-3937, or go to
The new MacuTrition Eye Vitamin and Mineral Supplement, by
Advanced Vision Research, includes omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and green tea
extract—all ingredients that have shown some benefit for patients who have
age-related macular degeneration or diabetic eye disease.
This over-the-counter combination of antioxidants,
anti-inflammatories and anti-angiogenics is based on AREDS recommendations.
Call (781) 932-8327, or go to
Eyecare Advantage Essentials and E-Rx are two new software
products from Compulink Business Systems. The Essentials system provides a
smaller practice with all of the features of the company’s larger Eyecare
Advantage EMR system.
E-Rx is an optional add-on that enables practitioners to
e-prescribe. It provides clinical information on every FDA-approved drug.
Call 1-800-456-4522, or go to
What's New on the Web
Website Builder Expansion
EyeCarePro.net is partnering with Eyemaginations to offer
3D-Eye Online to clients of EyeCarePro, which provides a template for
clinicians to create a functional and appealing website.
Practitioners can select a design scheme and text template—and
now, they can link to Eyemaginations’ visuals and presentations. The program
offers word processing-style editing tools, drag-and-drop capabilites for
adding photos and files, web-based administration tools and single-click content
EyeCarePro also offers live client support if you need
assistance building your site, transferring or creating a domain name and
creating e-mail addresses.
For EyeCarePro, call 1-866-886-4442, or go to
For Eyemaginations, call 1-877-321-5481, or go to
Eye Designs presents the new Cubby Display Unit, which
includes eight cubes for showcasing eyewear, sunwear or point-of-purchase materials.
Each cube is lined with a brushed-metal laminate to reflect light and keep the
patient’s focus on the frames.
The exterior of the unit may be customized to coordinate
with your décor. And, six of the cubes include LED lighting to highlight select
This free-standing unit is 38” wide and available with an
open or closed back. Units with a base, without a base or on chrome legs are
Call 1-800-346-8890, or go to
Costa Del Mar
Costa presents three new unisex sun shields: Panga, Bill
Chaser and Yellowtail. Each features one high-coverage, six-base shield lens.
• Panga is a large monel and metal frame that is available
in size 134-130 and colors gunmetal/black or gold/amber.
• Bill Chaser features double injection molding and spring
hinges for a “forget-they’re-on” fit. This nylon frame is offered in size
131-120 and in colors tortoise/amber or black/gray.
• Yellowtail also features the injection molding and hinges
of Bill Chaser, but it is available in size 133-120 and in colors black/gray
Call 1-800-447-3700, or go to
Gant by Viva International Group
Viva International Group presents the fall lineup from Gant
Eyewear. Inspired by the countryside of Scotland and the heritage of London,
the collection offers classic shapes with structured details.
The men’s grouping includes four frames that are each
offered in black, brown and tortoise. Metal logo plaques are featured on the
temples of these frames.
• G Charles, a rectangular metal frame, is available in size
• G Vesey, a semi-rimless rectangular metal frame, comes in
• G Stefano, a rectangular acetate frame, is offered in size
• G Lorenzo, a semi-rimless rectangular acetate frame, is
available in size 54/17-140.
The women’s grouping features pastel hues and subtle
adornments. The acetate frames feature the brand’s signature ‘O’ temple
• GW Yara, a rectangular frame, comes in size 54/15-135 and
in colors black, brown/purple and rose/peach.
• GW Vida, a semi-rimless modified oval frame, is available
in size 52/17-135 and in colors satin blue/blue horn, satin brown/
tortoise, satin purple/purple horn.
The women’s metal frames also feature signature temple
treatments, as well as openwork designs.
• GW Aleyna, a modified rectangular frame, is offered in
size 53/16-135 and in colors satin brown, satin burgundy and satin purple.
• GW Sandra, a modified oval frame, comes in size 53/16-135
and colors satin brown, satin burgundy and satin pink.
• GW Sienna, a semi-rimless rounded frame, is available in
size 53/17-135 and colors satin brown, satin black and satin purple.
• GW Tora, a rectangular frame, comes in size 52/15-135 and
colors black/red, light brown horn and tortoise.
Call 1-800-345-8482, or go to
Nike by Marchon
Marchon Eyewear introduces the fall collection from Nike.
These glasses and sunwear are inspired by the dynamic nature of sport. The line
features bold details and sleek lines.
The nylon sunwear group, which features Nike’s Max Golf lens
• SQ, a men’s wraparound semi-rimless frame. It comes in
size 67/12-130 and in colors black/gray, smoke/gray, translucent
oak/brown/orange blaze and firepit/orange blaze/brown.
• Ignite, a men’s full-rimmed wrap frame that is available
in size 66/14-130 and colors black/gray, sail/brown, smoke/gray, translucent
oak/brown, varsity red/gray silver flash and firepit/brown.
• Crush, a women’s rimless shield. It is offered in size
66/11-125 and in colors black/gray, tortoise/brown, deep red/gray, summit
white/gray golf tint.
The junior ophthalmic collection for boys includes the
following metal frames:
• NK 4621, a teacup-shaped frame that comes in sizes
43/19-135 and 45/19-135 and in colors black chrome, gunmetal, walnut and dark
• NK 4622, a rounded rectangular frame that is available in
sizes 47/18-135 and 48/19-135. It comes in colors satin black chrome, shiny
gunmetal, steel and walnut.
• NK 4623, a modified oval frame that features contrasting
temple colors. It comes in size 46/19-135 and 48/19-135, and in colors satin
black chrome, shiny gunmetal, steel and walnut.
Call 1-800-645-1300, or go to
Sean John by Marchon
Marchon Eyewear presents the men’s fall grouping of eyewear
by Sean John. This collection features luxurious accents in a “modern-vintage”
style to produce a sense of sophistication. It includes:
• SJ821S, a modified metal and zyl aviator that comes in
size 65/12-130 and colors black, dark tortoise and medallion.
• SJ4031, a modified rectangular frame that is offered in
sizes 53/17-140 and 55/17-140, and in colors satin gray, chocolate, fatigue and
• SJ137S, a metal angular shield that comes in size
61/13-135 and colors espresso, army, navy and medallion.
• SJ138S, a metal aviator that is available in size
63/12-130 and colors gunmetal, espresso, navy and medallion.
• SJ534S, a zyl navigator that comes in size 63/12-135 and
colors black, tortoise, olive and dark blue.
• SJ825S, a metal and zyl navigator that is available in
size 61/16-135 and in colors espresso, army, navy and medallion.
• SJ4037, a modified square frame that is offered in sizes
52/18-140 and 54/18-140 and in colors gray marble, chocolate marble, rustic
marble and medallion.
• SJ4039, a modified rectangular frame that comes in sizes
53/18-140 and 55/18-140 and in colors black, gunmetal, chocolate and copper.
Call 1-800-645-1300, or go to
Très Jolie by Marchon
Marchon Eyewear introduces the newest additions to the
feminine Très Jolie collection, which features classic shapes, colors and
textures. The new additions include:
• Charmed, a modified oval zyl frame that comes in size
58/16-125 and in colors black, tortoise and forest green.
• Desire, a rectangular stainless steel frame that is
available in size 58/15-135 and in colors matte black, espresso and wild moss.
• Elegance, a rectangular zyl frame that is offered in size
54/15-135 and in colors ebony, demi-gray frost and café frost.
• TJ85, a soft oval zyl frame that comes in sizes 50/16-135
and 52/16-135, and in colors opal, sienna, sapphire and pink pearl.
• TJ127, a modified round metal frame that is offered in
sizes 51/17-130 and 53/17-130, and in colors black gold, dark chocolate, cashmere
brown and rose Bordeaux.
Call 1-800-645-1300, or go to