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Why Ophthalmic Pictor Retinal Imaging Has Advanced

Retinal imaging has been around perhaps a lot longer than most people realize. The very first ophthalmoscope was invented in 1850 by a doctor named Hermann VonHelmholtz. This was the first time in history doctors could actually view a living, human retina. Soon to follow was the further development and eventual introduction of much more advanced versions […]

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6 Steps to Protect Your Diamond Knife Investment

If you work at a surgical center, hospital or with a surgical ophthalmologist, you have a decision to make when it comes to your selection of disposable blades or diamond knives. For those of you who have made the choice to use diamond knives for surgical procedures, you certainly know the advantages: Cleaner, reproducible incisions […]

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Increase Ophthalmology Office ROI with One Stop Shopping

Placing orders for an ophthalmology office, ophthalmic surgery center or hospital can be a daunting task. There are so many ophthalmic products and so many ophthalmic vendors it can be a bit overwhelming. Perhaps you need tip covers for your tonometer? Need ophthalmic instruments like a diamond knife, capsulorhexis forceps, axis marker or guarded disposable? How about clinical […]

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Are Your Central Corneal Thickness Measurements Accurate?

Measurement accuracy of a patient’s central corneal thickness is essential to determine treatment options. As a result, it’s imperative that your patient’s measurements are correct no matter the tester. A recent study, published September, 2014, covers the accuracy of central corneal thickness measurements using a portable, hand held device. According to the publication, the Accutome […]

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7 Steps to Successful Reprocessing of Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments

Reprocessing ophthalmic surgical instruments is one of the most important aspects of your practice. There’s also the care of duty that you have to your practice, yourself, your patients, and those individuals that deal with you in ancillary nature. The sterilization process doesn’t start and end with actual sterilizing. Here’s the process for ophthalmic instruments […]

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“Eye Guy” Wins Accutome’s Photography Contest ~ Congratulations Dr. Fasano! ~

New Jersey Ophthalmologist, Armand Fasano, was the winner of Accutome’s 2014 Eye Opener photography contest. Entering the contest under the name of “Eye Guy,” Dr. Fasano entered a photo of two friendly frogs interacting, and won the contest quickly with 381 votes. Contestants began uploading their entries on October ninth and a winner was determined […]

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