Electronic Health Records in Ophthalmology: Case Study on Successful Implementation at The Eye Center of Central PA

Electronic Health Records in Ophthalmology: Case Study on Successful Implementation at The Eye Center of Central PA

Electronic Health Records (EHR) is a subject that has been controversial within medicine and especially within ophthalmology. Vendor claims of improved efficiency, “paperless” office environments, and government reimbursement too often fail to meet expectations among physicians and administrators….

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Combining Placido and OCT Imaging Technologies: Bringing Diagnostic Power to Corneal Analysis

Combining Placido and OCT Imaging Technologies: Bringing Diagnostic Power to Corneal Analysis

The ability of ophthalmic clinicians to evaluate the cornea has improved dramatically over the past quarter century. From the era of manual keratometry, new methods of imaging and analyzing corneal structure have emerged and have moved corneal care from an analog to a digital world…

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Wavefront-Guided Custom Cataract™ Surgery

Wavefront-Guided Custom Cataract™ SurgeryA New Value Proposition for Cataract surgeons

In the spring of 2009, WaveTec Vision (Aliso Viejo, CA)began commercializing a new device for cataract surgeons based on a simple premise: providing refractive information during the procedure would help improve clinical results achieved following the procedure…

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IOLMaster 500: Improving Upon the “Gold Standard” in Biometry for Cataract Surgery

IOLMaster 500: Improving Upon the

This year, the new IOLMaster® 500 platform has been launched in Europe with the promise of even greater performance of this core technology used in cataract surgery. The key question is whether IOLMaster 500 is a significant improvement over two current offerings, the IOLMaster Version 5 (also from Carl Zeiss) and the Lenstar LS900® (Haag-Streit, Koeniz Switzerland)…

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A Survey of Consumer Demand for Premium Cataract Surgery

A Survey of Consumer Demand for Premium Cataract Surgery

Since their introduction five years ago, presbyopia-correcting IOLs have created a new category within cataract surgery. The combination of greater visual functionality with the ability to charge an additional fee for the implantation of these lenses has given ophthalmology a new premium-level offering to consumers who are considering cataract surgery…

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