Article Date: 6/1/2013

What's New

what’s new


Exam room console

■ The Kinetic Intelligent Exam Console, from Eye Designs, addresses the daily requirements of the medical profession and meets the challenges presented by constant use of the exam room desk, sink, computer and other components, the company says. Specifically, it includes a solid surface countertop with radius corners, solid surface sink bowls, a hands-free electronic faucet, a wall monitor rail system to hold multiple monitors off the counter, a keyboard tray and built-in wire management and computer/printer stations.


The Kinetic Intelligent Exam Console includes a desk, sink and room for a computer.

Eye Designs
Phone: (800) 346-8890

Patient education software

■ ECHO, from Eyemaginations, is a cloud-based and HTML5-optimized patient education software system. It allows healthcare professionals to communicate with patients from any Internet-based device. ECHO offers a library of peer-reviewed medical content to create presentations to share with patients. Its HTML5-optimized videos enable maximum audio quality, accelerated video speed and functionality for online viewing, the company says. ECHO’s video content can be viewed on PCs, iPads, iPhones and Android devices.

Phone: (877) 321-5481

Eyelash serum

■ Zoria Boost Lash Intensifying Serum, from OCuSOFT, is a clinically proven, drugfree formula for sensitive eyes that naturally enhances and supports the eyelash growth cycle for dramatically longer, fuller and darker looking eyelashes, the company says. Applying Zoria Boost, which is safe for contact lens wearers, on the lash line before bedtime nurtures, strengthens and conditions the user’s eyelashes, the company says.

Phone: (800) 233-5469


Zoria Boost Lash Intensifying Serum is a cosmetic product for sensitive eyes.

Data management app

■ The Forum Viewer application, from Carl Zeiss Meditec, for iPad is a data management application that provides information from multiple Zeiss and third-party diagnostic instruments while supporting doctors in their clinical assessments, the company says. Specifically, doctors can use the app to view images and reports from all devices that can store in Forum. For information on which devices are compatible with the Forum app, contact the company directly.


The Forum Viewer iPad application allows secure access to patient data.

Carl Zeiss Meditec
Phone: (925) 557-4100

product notes

• Menicon America Inc., announced enhancements for its CAPTIV8 animation software for patient education. Additions include an updated navigation system with icons and a new toolbar, a personalized presentation feature, which allows practitioners to build a playlist of animations, and a CAPTIV8 iPad application.

• The System Vario line of illuminated stand magnifiers, from Eschenbach, now features an 11.4D (3.9x) rectangular lens head. This lens head provides an increased viewing area (100mm × 50mm), a tilting feature to reduce neck strain and the company’s ceratec coating, which minimizes scratching and extends the life of the product, the company says.

Optometric Management, Volume: 48 , Issue: June 2013, page(s): 54