Intelligent Office

A Vision Monday site which illustrates how integrated technologies improve patient care and build practice success.

Refraction Reboot

By Andrew Karp
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 AM Advanced technologies are improving the accuracy, efficiency and speed of the eye exam and refraction process. But potential game changers—such as virtual refraction, low cost, smartphone-based systems and online refractive eye exams—are starting to fundamentally redefine “refraction.” Find out why refraction is no longer just a matter of “better or worse” in this Special Feature.

Vision Testing, On the Go

By Andrew Karp
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:08 AM A new class of low cost, portable refraction devices that run on specialized apps and software is adding a new dimension to the field of vision testing. Here’s a look at some of the latest products in this emerging category.

DigitalVision Systems Goes Beyond the Phoropter

By Andrew Karp
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:10 AM Unlike companies that have concentrated on modernizing the phoropter, DigitalVision Systems (DVS) has developed a refraction system that does away with the device entirely.

Opternative Explores the Online Option

By Andrew Karp
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:09 AM Ever since online eyeglass sales began, optical industry observers have wondered when online refraction would follow.

Briot USA Debuts Opti Tab, a Versatile Device for Opticians

By Andrew Karp
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM CUMMING, Ga.—Briot USA is releasing an optical tablet that is designed to assist opticians with fast and accurate measurements, frame selection and lens option descriptions along with an enhanced virtual reality feature.

Recalls and Reactivation

By Staff
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:05 AM

HIGH TECH = HIGH TOUCH

By John Sailer


Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM

Success Strategy: The Connected, ‘Intelligent’ Office

By Marge Axelrad


Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM

Are You Prepared for EMR Changes? Topic of Nov. 20 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, November 18, 2013 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—What practices need to know about the critical topic of electronic medical records (EMR), featuring topic expert Ian Lane, OD, is the topic of the Wed. Nov. 20 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

No Longer a Choice, Incentives Effectively Mandate Electronic Communication for ODs

By Staff
Monday, November 18, 2013 12:01 AM Encouraging practitioners to embrace technology that electronically stores and shares patients’ medical records goes hand in hand with the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Still Time to Register: Brian Chou, OD Will Discuss How Technology Can Enhance the Patient Experience at VM’s dba LIVE Conference

By Staff
Monday, September 23, 2013 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Brian Chou, OD, a prominent independent optometrist, will join the roster of speakers at Vision Monday’s dba LIVE conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 2.

Brian Chou, OD Will Discuss How Technology Can Enhance the Patient Experience at VM’s dba LIVE Conference

By Staff
Monday, September 16, 2013 4:00 PM NEW YORK—Vision Monday announced today that Brian Chou, OD, a prominent independent optometrist, will join the roster of speakers at Vision Monday’s dba LIVE conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 2.

VM’s The Intelligent Office Microsite Explores Practice Automation

By Staff
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Eyecare practices and optical retail stores are using new technologies to manage information with unprecedented speed and efficiency.

Adapting to Change by Adopting New Technology

By Jay Binkowitz and Evan Kestenbaum, MBA, dba Contributors
Monday, September 09, 2013 12:16 AM Change is all around us, and those businesses that can adapt will succeed. Those who flounder will fail.
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