New Contact Lens Offers Simpler, Safer Insertion

Menicon’s latest seeks to offer a better experience both on and off the eye.

Low Vision Smart Glasses Powered by Cell Phone

The pairing allows patients to use two cameras—one in each device—to better navigate day-to-day tasks.

Overnight Single-Use Device Keeps Eyelids Shut

For patients with incomplete lid closure, this product may promote healthier ocular surfaces as well as a better night’s sleep, the company says.

Keep Your Distance, Get Your Data

A new remote-controlled refraction station from Essilor Instruments guides patients through an easy three-minute test, the company says.

Device Offers Front-to-Back Assessment of Ocular Pathologies

The VX650 combines fundus photography, topography, wavefront aberrometry, tomography, angle assessment, retinal screening and more.

Online Drug Database Helps Inform Prescribers

The free, searchable software features “drug cards” offering vital information about several hundred ophthalmic medications, OTC tears and eyelid hygiene products.

Virtual Reality Headset Performs Visual Field Testing

The device, along with accompanying tablet PC and handheld controller, is faster and more flexible than traditional methods.

New Monthly Contact Lens Aims for Consistent Comfort

Total30 is surface-treated to promote bacterial resistance and minimize lens awareness for the full wear schedule, manufacturer Alcon says.

Three-in-One Device for Myopia Assessment

The Myopia Master measures axial length, refraction and keratometry.

Eye Tracking Device Can Aid in Detection of Oculomotor Dysfunction

Practices may be able to abandon manual sensorimotor testing for a new method that’s automated, quick and quantitative, the manufacturer says.

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