Article Date: 11/1/2013

what's new

what's new


Presbyopic contact lenses


PureVision2 Multi-Focal utilizes Bausch + Lomb's 3-Zone progressive design.

■ PureVision2 Multi-Focal (balafilcon A), from Bausch + Lomb, is a visibility-tinted contact lenses. The lenses utilize the company's 3-Zone Progressive design for improved near and intermediate vision distance clarity, the company says. The monthly, silicone hydrogel multifocal contact lenses, which feature multifocal lens technology licensed from Unilens Vision, Inc., are packaged in borate-buffered saline. PureVision2 for presbyopia contact lenses are available for extended wear up to 30 days in a full range of parameters.

Bausch + Lomb

Phone: (800) 553-5340


Custom frames

■ Indivijual Custom Eyewear produces unique frames based on physical attributes and personal style. The company uses sculpting clay to create a mold of the nose, a measuring device to determine face and head dimensions and color charts to assess skin, hair and eye tones to guide frame construction. In addition, customers complete a questionnaire that includes occupation and hobbies to match frames to their lifestyle. Upon completion, frames are shipped for lens placement and final adjustments by optometrists and opticians, who can participate in the company's dispensing fee program.

Indivijual Custom Eyewear

Phone: (325) 675-0850


Lab tool organization

■ Lab Kits, from Eye Designs, provide work space for organizing lab tools and frame orders. Along with plastic wall-mounted panels and aluminum shelves, open bins and multi-tool holders snap and lock into place for stability and accessibility. Each Lab Kit includes two wall panels with a variety of accessories and measures 24” w × 48” h. Lab Kits are available in three design options with varying numbers of bins, shelves and panels.

Eye Designs

Phone: (800) 346-8890



Eye Designs' Lab Kits provide accessible work space for organizing tools and orders.

Tags and labels

■ Op-Tags, from Arch Crown, includes a line of bar code technology products as well as pre-printed, stock and custom-printed tags and labels. The company uses your name and logo to create these marketing tools. The line includes TT368 thermal transfer tags for OfficeMate software users for color-coding and inventory control; BarTender for thermal transfer printers as well as the company's Datamax-O'Neil E-Class Mark III-A Advanced Printer. The company also provides free support from its authorized technicians.


Arch Crown's Op-Tags feature custom-printed tags and labels.

Arch Crown

Phone: (800) 526-8353


product notes

• M&S Technologies introduced the Smart System interface with Reichert's auto phoroptor. Smart System features include validated contrast sensitivity tests, LEA symbol charts, customizable input device settings and immediate access to patient education images and videos. Users operate Smart System functions with the Reichert auto phoroptor control pad, which is also used to display Smart System's images.

RevolutionEHR has integrated with AMD iManager from ECR Vault, an automated patient management workflow software. This software integration is dedicated to preventative care for patients with AMD. Users can identify and extract patient data to identify those at risk for AMD, allowing them to manage, monitor and treat these patients.

Optometric Management, Volume: 48 , Issue: November 2013, page(s): 50