YOUR PATIENTS AND PRACTICE
Again Hydrate contains Omega-3 and -6 essential fatty acids.
in a soft gel
presents its Tears Again Hydrate nutritional supplement in an easy-to-swallow soft
gel form. The supplement contains an Omega-3 fatty acid, flaxseed oil, evening primrose
oil, bilberry extract and an Omega 6 fatty acid, ingredients that many studies suggest
may ease the symptoms of dry eye syndrome. The product is only available through
Rimless made easy
International will distribute Activisu Solutions' Fashion Lab, software that enables
practi-tioners to dispense customized rimless eye wear. It lets you and your
patients create unique lens designs by manipulating standard shape templates
and a computer-generated visual. You can superimpose the lens shape over a digital
image of the patient's face, then edit the lens size and shape. Fashion Lab works
with any digital photography program. The software can obtain lens shape data from
a tracer or an internally-managed database, as well as place drill coordinates for
Santinelli says that Fashion Lab compliments its ME-1000 Multi-function
Edger, and can work with any edger that is VCA (Vision Council of America)-compliant.
The software can also transmit data to a remote lens finishing facility.
Phone: (800) 644-3343
Over Rx sun wear
Both the Wideline and Vistana collection feature
polarized, scratch-resistant lenses.
Eyewear says its new Vistana collection of over-prescription-glasses polarized sunglasses
more closely resembles conventional sunglasses. It also features patented frame
designs that use the company's scratch-resistant lens system to eliminate the side
shields associated with over-prescription sunglasses.
The new Wideline addition to the company's Cocoons collection
offers a wide and low profile frame shape to accommodate popular frames that feature
wide temple-to-temple measurements and narrow top-to-bottom heights.
Provideo line of visual acuity systems is powered by NCI software.
Updated visual acuity systems
Provideo Classic visual acuity system by Innova provides optometrists with customized
tests. It offers the tools for a routine eye examination (ETDRS and Logmar charts,
white on black charts, video fixation targets and NEI diagrams), as well as a low-vision
test. Another option is pre- and post-surgical exam testing. The system includes
NCI (Nordstrom Consulting Inc.) software and a customizable USB remote control.
A material education
Industries introduces the "Trivex Material User's Guide" and the "Trivex Material
Edge, Volume II" CD to educate industry professionals working with lenses made from
Trivex material. The Guide outlines steps for achieving enhanced results in both
the laboratory and dispensary. It explains how to manage the entire process of offering
Trivex lenses to patients and is available in print or electronic format.
"Volume II" offers tips and instructions on how to edge lenses
made from Trivex using a variety of popular devices made and sold before the material
was introduced, including Briot's Accura Scanform and Essilor's 900 MX.
Phone: (800) 323-2487
Optometric Management, Issue: May 2006