system for corneal irregularities
ABBA k_3, from Abba Optical, is a diagnostic system designed for patients who have
corneal irregularities, such as keratoconus. It employs several lens designs, which
the company says reduces the number of office visits for these patients.
The diagnostic system includes lens
designs ranging in diameters from 8.4mm to 13.5mm and base curves from 39.00D to
68.00D (All these ranges include the AbbaKone, Comfort Zone and Semi-scleral lens
designs). Also, both spherical and aspherical lens designs are available.
Online health record/practice
v4.0, from EyeCodeRight, is a web-based application that enables you and your staff
to access your practice management and electronic health record data without the
need for a server.
The software application is a Rich
Internet Application that employs Adobe Flex programming language. Also, the EyeCodeRight v4.0 accepts patient history input directly
from the patient himself, through a secure, encrypted access portal, the com-pany
In addition, the software contains
a coding and billing component and an inventory and order management system that
features databases of current contact lenses and spectacle frames, among other functions.
You can access the software on a PC or Mac via any standard web browser.
Phone: (877) 377-6906
Portable transpalpebral diaton
transpalpebral diaton tono-meter, from Bicom Inc., is a pen-like, hand-held, portable
instrument that measures intraocular pressure (IOP) through the eyelid, precluding
the use of sterilization, anesthesia and contact with the cornea.
The instrument is ideal for mass
screenings in nursing homes, among other uses, the company says.
Concentric bifocal gas permeable
Menifocal Z GP concentric bifocal lens, from Menicon Co. Ltd., has distance-center/peripheral-near
front surface optics for vision at all distances. The front surface distance-near
transition zone is designed to eliminate ghost images, the company says.
addition, the lens is made of a hyper-Dk Menicon Z material, enabling the patient
to safely wear the lens daily, or continuously for up to 30 days, and it has a spherical
base curve allowing you to correct small to moderate amounts of astigmatism without
causing corneal molding, the company says.
You can obtain the Menifocal Z GP
lens through Lens Dynamics Inc. or its U.S. distributors.
Menicon Co. Ltd.
Phone: (800) 228-2691
Software designed in part
by eyecare practitioners
Care Management Solutions (CMS), from Clarkson Eye-care, is practice management
soft- ware for both single- and multiple-office practices developed by the company's
own software developers and eyecare professionals.
Grow CMS features flexible doctor
scheduling, call center capabilities, insurance filing and verification, among
Phone: (877) 500-4015
Optometric Management, Issue: February 2007