For over 25 years, Optos has been Delivering on Dreams at Work with regard to ultra-widefield(UWF™) retinal imaging. And we will continue to deliver on our dream at work – enabling all Vision Source doctors to make optomap their primary choice for retinal imaging.
optomap is the ONLY:
• Single-capture 200° UWF retinal image • UWF retinal imaging technology supported by 500+ clinical papers • UWF retinal imaging product in over 1800 Vision Source practices
Connect with us at the Exchange, booth #701 or at one of our sessions listed below:
CE – Diabetes. Seeing is Believing. What Surprises Are In Store for You? Wednesday, May 2 Doctors Jeffry Gerson and Laurie Sorrenson
Exhibit Theatre Sessions (limited to the first 32 guests) Thursday, May 3 8:30 – 8:50pm David Nelson, OD optomap af – beyond color retinal imaging
Friday, May 4 11:30– 11:50am Alex Martin, OD Learn how your staff can affect acceptance and utilization of optomap in your practice
7:00 – 7:20pm Brad Yates, VP of Product Management Advance your knowledge of OptosAdvance image management and the key benefits of OptosCloud.
April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, which may, at first glance, seem a bit of a niche concern. However, according to the organization Prevent Blindness, women make up the majority of the 4.4 million Americans, age 40 and older, who are visually impaired or blind. More women than men have age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. These numbers will only continue to increase in the years to come.
Although there are no cures for some of these diseases, many of the effects may be lessened through early detection and treatment. A 2015 survey found that one in four women had not received an eye exam in the past two years. Since women may not be aware that they are at greater risk than men of developing eye disease that could lead to serious vision impairment, practitioners can take the opportunity during Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month to stress the importance of paying attention to eye health and the importance of an annual eye exam.
A comprehensive eye exam should include a thorough examination of the retina, including an optomap, which is complementary to a DFE and an excellent tool for screening and for patient education. Because an optomap image …