Article Date: 4/1/2007

what’s new

FOR YOUR PATIENTS AND PRACTICES

Lens display

■ The Mini Sign Kit, from Eye-Designs, is an accommodating and effective way for you to add signage to your optical display to promote specific lenses, the company says.


The Mini Sign Kit enables you to promote specific lenses

The kit includes 60 mini sign holders, which attach to the com-pany’s Versa Clip (sold separately), 20 clear mini sign holder sleeves, one sports preprinted sign sheet and one life-style preprinted sign sheet.

EyeDesigns

Phone: (800) 346-8890

Web: www.eyedesigns.com

Thin daily disposable CL

■ The ClearSight 1-Day daily disposable contact lens, from CooperVision, has a thin lens design to minimize lid interaction, ensuring a comfortable wearing experience, the company says.

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The thin lens design of the ClearSight 1-Day daily disposable contact lens is said to minimize lid interaction.

The ClearSight 1-Day daily disposable contact lens is packaged in 30-lens and 90-lens cartons.

CooperVision

Phone: (800) 341-2020

Web: www.coopervision.com

Corneal scleral gas permeable contact lens

K The Comfort XL corneal scleral gas permeable (GP) contact lens, from Valley Contax, is for practi-tioners with patients who have reported GP fitting problems wearing soft-toric or GP lenses. The lens has a large diameter (11mm) that centers well to help these patients, the company says.

The lens comes in 10- or 14-lens expanded diagnostic fitting sets ranging from 38.00D to 51.00D in 0.10D steps. The base curves vary depending on the specific patient, as does the lens power.

Valley Contax

Phone: (800) 547-8815

Web: www.valleycontax.com

Reception area digital sign

■ Eye Central News (ECN), from VisionScience Software, is digital sign software for your reception room designed to strengthen patient education and promote your practice’s services and products.

ECN provides patients with information on eye care and ophthalmic products, with the option to add patient education programs, such as EyeMaginations and Ocutouch, to the content. The program also in-cludes real-time news from the Unit-ed Press International (UPI), as well as a five-day forecast that includes the UV-index from Accuweather, among other content options.

Also, you can load ECN content onto the Acuity Pro computer eye chart program, also from Vision-Science Software, to educate patients while in your chair.

VisionScience

Phone: (877) 228-4890

Web: http://visionsciencesoftware.com

Vistana collection of OverRx polarized sunwear

■ The Vistana collection, from Live Eyewear, is the latest addition to the company’s line of polarized sunglasses that slip over existing pre-scription spectacles.

The collection features frame designs that assimilate the company’s patented scratch-resistant gray or copper “Polare” polarized lenses, which include Dynamic Base Technology (DBT) to rid the side-shields traditionally seen with over-prescription sunwear.


The Vistana collection is available in five sizes and four frame color options.

The Vistana collection is available in five sizes (small, medium-small, medium, large and extra-large) and in four frame color options (black, tortoise, mica and steel).

Live Eyewear

Phone: (800) 834-2563

Web: www.liveeyewear.com



Optometric Management, Issue: April 2007