YOUR PATIENTS AND PRACTICE
forget your drops
introduces a new tool to increase patient compliance in glaucoma treatment. The
Lumigan Compliance Aid fits all size Lumigan (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) bottles
and features a light timed to flash if the bottle has not been removed for dosing
in 24 hours. There is also an optional sound alarm. After the patient removes the
bottle and replaces it, the device resets and will flash again 24 hours later if
the bottle has not been removed.
Partnership brings new lenses
and Transitions Optical have blended technologies to produce two new prescription
lenses, the Oakley Transitions and the Oakley Iridium with Transitions. The new
lenses combine Transitions V with ESP photochromic technology, Oakley Iridium lens
coating and Oakley Plutonite lens material.
The Oakley Transitions lenses are virtually clear indoors, darken
when exposed to direct sunlight and achieve an 84% light absorption. The Iridium
lenses feature a tinted appearance in the inactivated state and achieve at least
89% light absorption when exposed to sunlight.
Phone: (800) 431-1439
10mg of lutein and zeaxanthin.
Multivitamin for eye health
Laboratories presents ICaps MV, a multivitamin designed to provide patients with
an optimal combination of vitamins and nutrients for both eye and body health. The
product is based on the first AREDS (Age-Related Eye Disease Study)-based formulation
and also contains 23 essential ingredients for the body.
Phone: (800) 757-9195
Corp. introduces TYRO-97 (hofocon A), a new hydrophilic surface GP contact lens
material. It features a Dk value of 97 and a wetting angle of 23�. The formula contains
a combination of hydrophilic monomers to produce a surface that's wettable and comfortable,
the company says. TYRO-97 can be made in spherical, aspheric, toric and bifocal
Phone: (800) 574-2581
highlights your low vision aids.
POP displays increase revenue
presents Magnifier Displays. Three new point-of-purchase displays allow eyecare
professionals to show a variety of magnifiers in different powers at the check-out
desk or in the optical dispensary. Eschenbach says they are the perfect marketing
tool for practices that want to promote low vision care.
Reward your juvenile patients
Ancom's Children's Reward Labels feature eight different coloroful
graphics combined with messages to make kids feel special after their eye exam.
The labels are sold in rolls of 100 and can be combined into a kit of five different
designs in a display.
Ancom Business Products
Phone: (800) 845-9010
Optometric Management, Issue: December 2005