OPTOMETRIC OFFICE INSIDER May 23, 2018

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GLOW-IN-THE-DARK CONTACT LENS COULD PREVENT DIABETIC BLINDNESS

California Institute of Technology student Colin Cook and a group of Caltech researchers have developed a glow-in-the-dark contact lens they say may help prevent vision loss in individuals with diabetic retinopathy. Read More>>


UV BLOCKER DOUBLES AS ANTIOXIDANT

Norbloc, the ultraviolet blocker in Johnson & Johnson Vision’s ACUVUE Brand Contact Lenses, behaves as an antioxidant and provides a protective effect to a tear component that can be taken into the lens during wear, two studies showed. Read More>>


BLANCHARD INTRODUCES ‘CPR’ PROCESS FOR ONEFIT

Blanchard Contact Lenses has unveiled its latest design option for Onefit and Onefit MED scleral lenses. Control Peripheral Recess (CPR) is a manufacturing process that creates a precise, controlled and reproducible peripheral recess on a lens (notch) to accommodate pingueculas and any other types of growths and shunts. Read More>>


NOVARTIS FOCALVIEW APP HELPS RESEARCHERS

Novartis has launched its FocalView app, an ophthalmic digital research platform, to allow researchers to track disease progression by collecting real-time, self-reported data directly from consenting patients. Read More>>

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