Jason Booth: ‘The real strengths of the SL 120 Slit Lamp and SL cam 5.0 are their ease of use and the quality of the images.’
BOC announces Australian availability of Optovue’s new OCT model, the iScan
A study has found that intense pulse light therapy with multiple sculpted pulses shows therapeutic potential for meibomian gland dysfunction, improves tear film quality and reduces symptoms of dry eye.
The Avanti XR, OptoVue’s wide-field OCT, is one of the first systems equipped with an optional OCTA feature.
Medmont includes a new imaging option in Version 6 of its Medmont Studio software.
A proposal to reimburse GPs and staff for fundus photography could mean a better national diabetes strategy.
Device Technologies announces the launch of the first commercially available posterior ‘Swept Source’ OCT from Topcon
Regina Leung and Richard Lindsay: ‘In both these cases, the Nidek RS-3000 Advance OCT proved to be a highly valuable tool in the diagnosis and management of the patient.’
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officially recognised Heidelberg Engineering for qualifying and placing the SPECTRALIS system on the International Space Station (ISS).
Deborah Greaves: ‘The Optomap has been particularly useful in detecting early stage and peripheral pathology.’
A handy reference for practitioners, with detailed specifications and notes on special features for a range of instruments, including ophthalmoscopes, OCTs, slitlamps, cameras, tomographers, perimeters and condensing lenses.
With the introduction of the HD-OCT 4000, and optometrist achieves his goal of increasing his competency and that of his practice group.
Practitioners should be proactive about preventing discomfort and injury, rather than waiting until it occurs.
Primary care optometry has great case-finding potential. Optometrists’ role in the detection and monitoring of diabetic eye disease should be recognised and funded as an important aspect of diabetic health care.
New technology and research are driving a renewed interest in fundus autofluorescence and helping to establish it as another tool in the detection and treatment of ocular disease.