YOUR PATIENTS AND PRACTICE
ABBAKone fitting system features 26 diagnostic contact lenses.
Optical is offering its keratoconus contact lens, the ABBA- Kone, in a new 26-lens
fitting system. The system includes a fitting guide and a design calculator program
that runs on a PC. The diagnostic lenses range from 47.00D to 68.00D, in 0.50D steps
to 51.00D and 1.00D steps over 51.00D. The company says the aspheric lenses are
available in any material. Under a current promotion, the company will give a free
USB flash drive that includes the lens calculator with each purchase of the fitting
ABBA Optical Inc.
It's all in the engineering
says its engineers examined the most common weak-nesses in current frame technology
to deliver eye wear that solve consu-mers' problems. The company's eye wear features
a completely screwless frame design, which it says eliminates the problem of lost
screws, and a flexible hinge that relieves stress on the temple arm and block. The
hinge releases safely under excessive stress and you can snap it back into place
by hand. The company says it's patent-pending "eyewire" enables technicians to mount
lenses instantly. The eye wear also features a customizable temple length that technicians
Phone: (877) 372-6372
Software for the waiting room
Technology's Ocutouch 360 patient education software offers an expanded waiting
room program with more content and multimedia capability. You can now add your own
multimedia presentation to highlight your office or specialty. The software supports
all popular video and audio formats, the company says. The system requires PCs to
have a Windows XP or newer operating system. Ocutouch integrates with Windows Media
Player so you can use all the multimedia content that your Windows Media Player
supports. The new program is included in the Ocutouch 360 Patient Education Software
Phone: (888) 668-7384
MaxDetail glasses provide a 20Þ-field
of view and a 16-inch working distance.
Magnify the view
introduces the MaxDetail, glasses that provide 2x magnification and a 20�-field
of view for low-vision patients. The glasses offer a 16"-working distance, flexible
plastic temples and weigh just 49g. Patients can focus the lenses individually to
compensate for +/– 3.00D of spherical correction or adjust for near activities.
Phone: (800) 487-5389
High-resolution retinal imaging
Digital High Mag lens produces 3-D topographical views of the peripapillary nerve
presents a new addition to its third generation of double aspheric optic lenses,
the Digital Series. The new Digital High Mag is a high-magnification, non-contact
slit lamp lens that produces detailed three-dimensional views of the retina for
general diagnosis or to aid in identifying glaucoma in its earliest stages, the
company says. The 55.00D lens magnifies images 1.3x and offers enhanced stereopsis
to detect optic disc swelling and cupping.
company says its construction reduces chromatic aberration for very high-resolution
retinal imaging and an anti-reflective coating reduces glare.
Phone: (800) 345-8655
Optometric Management, Issue: August 2006