Article Date: 2/1/2011

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Blepharospasm treatment

■ Zytaze, from Ocusoft Inc., is a prescription-only nutraceutical designed to enhance botulinum toxin injections in the treatment of blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm or cosmetic procedures. Specifically, the supplement has been shown to extend the duration of botulinum toxin treatments by almost 25%, the company says. It is formulated with a patent-pending blend of biolavailable organic zinc and phytase.

Ocusoft, Inc.
Phone: (800) 233-5469
Web: www.zytaze.com

Gonioscopy lens

■ The Mini 4 Mirror Gonio Lens, from Volk Optical, is designed for small anatomies and narrow palpebral fissures. With a slight lens rotation, it offers a full view of the chamber angle at 1.0x magnification. The company says the lens design has the stability of a flanged contact without the use of viscous interface solutions.

The Mini 4 Mirror Gonio Lens offers a full view of the chamber angle at 1.0x magnification.

Volk Optical
Phone: (440) 942-6161
Web: www.volk.com

Reading glasses

Task-Vision LED Reading Glasses, from Tech-Optics International, provide 50 hours of continuous use to work or read in the dark at home or while traveling by car, plane, bus or train via two LED lights, the company says. They are lightweight aspheric lenses that come with lithium batteries and are made for patients using magnifications +1.50, +2.00, +2.50, +3.00, +3.50, +4.00, +5.00 and +6.00.

The Task-Vision LED Reading Glasses enable reading in the dark via two LED lights.

Tech-Optics International
Phone: (800) 678-4277
Web: www.techopticsinternational.com

Sunwear

■ The men's L111S and women's L105S, are two new sunwear frames by Lacoste, from Marchon Eyewear. The L111S is an aviator-frame style that includes polished metal accents at the brow, nose bridge and end pieces. Also, the Lacoste logo is engraved on the frame's temples. It is available in shiny gunmetal, shiny light grey, shiny silver and shiny gold. The L105S is a metal oversized circle frame that showcases the Lacoste logo on the temple. It's available in black, white, blue and red.

The L105S frame is available in black, white, blue and red.

Marchon Eyewear
Phone: (800) 645-1300
Web: www.marchon.com

Contact lens

■ PureVision2 with High Definition (HD) Optics, from Bausch + Lomb, is a monthly wear silicone hydrogel contact lens made of balifilcon A. It is designed to reduce glare and halos while providing crisp, clear vision, optimal comfort and breathability, the company says. Other attributes: a Dk/t of 130, an 8.6 mm base curve, a 14.0 mm diameter and parameters of +6.00D to -12.00D. The lenses are available in a six-pack.

PureVision2 HD is designed to reduce glare and halos while providing crisp, clear vision, comfort and breathability, B+L says.

Bausch + Lomb
Phone: (800) 553-5340
Web: www.bausch.com

Auto refractor

■ The Righton Speedy i auto refractor, from Right Medical, features a 6.5-inch LCD screen, auto measurement and cataract detection. In addition, it offers accommodation SCR and AMF Screening Tests, a pupil diameter measurement function and auto refraction accuracy, stability and speed of measurement, the company says.

Right Medical
Phone: (888) 224-6012
Web: www.rightmedical.com



Optometric Management, Issue: February 2011