Andrew Karp

Andrew Karp, Group Editor, Lenses & Technology

Andrew has reported on the optical industry for Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine since 1987. He covers the latest developments in ophthalmic dispensing, ophthalmic lenses and treatments, lens processing technology and optical laboratories. Andrew edits two VM e-newsletters: VMail Technology, a weekly that spotlights new products, software and online applications for labs and dispensers, and Eye2, a monthly that focuses on new technologies that are expanding the capabilities of eyewear and the potential of human vision. Contact Andrew at akarp@jobson.com.

Argus II Implant Patient Discusses Her Experience with the Artificial Retina

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:00 AM VM introduced readers to Second Sight’s groundbreaking Argus II artificial retina implant at our 2012 Global Leadership Summit.

No Glasses? No Problem, When Viewing This Display

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:30 AM Scientists at the University of California Berkeley are developing a vision-correcting display that would enable viewers to see it clearly without eyeglasses.

VMail Technology for 8-28-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:00 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SOFTWARE
MaximEyes, Vestrum Health EHR Integration
WEB TECH
CooperVision’s LensFerry Service
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Tech-Optics’ Monoculars and Loupes

VMail Technology for 8-21-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:00 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SOFTWARE
Frames Data IDA, FlexScanMD Integration
WEB TECH
eTrove App for ODs
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Gulden Adds Model Eye

VM Microsite Delivers 'Intelligent Office' Techniques and Technologies

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:06 AM The Intelligent Office is a VM microsite dedicated to innovative systems and technologies that provide new ways for eyecare practices and optical retail stores to communicate with patients, insurance companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.

App Snaps: Dispensary

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:05 AM

App Snaps: Exam Lane

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:04 AM

App Snaps: Practice Systems

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:03 AM

App Snaps: Waiting Room

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:02 AM

App Snaps: Outside the Office

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:01 AM

What ECPs Are Saying About Apps

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:01 AM

Apps of My Eye

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM Remember when polarized lenses were demonstrated by holding up two lenses and rotating them? Or when patients learned about glaucoma treatments by reading a brochure? How about when medical records arrived by mail in a manila envelope?

Overhead

By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM “Two-thirds of 500 recently surveyed physicians use some kind of mobile app in the performance of their jobs, according to MedData Group.” akarp@jobson.com

Smart System Integrates With Eyemaginations Echo

By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM NILES, Ill.—M&S Technologies, based here, announced that the newest version of Smart System 20/20 software includes integration with Echo patient education from Eyemaginations.

Zeiss Digital Lens Targets Growing Millennial Market

By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM SAN DIEGO—Zeiss is taking a new approach to addressing the vision needs of the Millennial generation with a new product, Zeiss Digital Lens, and a consumer marketing approach designed to raise awareness and drive demand for the product.
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