Navigation Links
AMA Optics Announces New Brightness Acuity Meter -- Documents Disabling Glare from Cataract
Date:11/18/2009

Light scattering abnormal conditions of the eye, most commonly cataract, causes annoying glare that impairs vision and can limit the quality of life, in particular, night driving. The New Brightness Acuity Meter (BAM™, AMA Optics, Inc) assists in diagnosing and evaluating the severity of glare on visual function.

Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2009 -- AMA Optics announces a new Glare Tester for identification of those suffering from disabling environmental glare.

AMA Optics, Inc. releases the new product, the Brightness Acuity Meter (BAM™), an ophthalmic instrument used for measuring the effect of glare, often the first symptom of the cataract. Cataracts may cause severe visual disability in brightly lit situations such as ambient daylight or from oncoming auto headlights at night. Occasionally, a patient has visual symptoms out of proportion to the severity of the cataract which may be discounted by the lack of findings obtained on a standard eye examination as performed in a darkened examination room. Standard visual acuity testing does not measure visual dysfunctions attributable to glare. According to Preferred Practice Pattern publication of American Academy of Ophthalmology, supplemental testing directed toward glare and contrast sensitivity problems can help to better assess and quantify functional visual impairment attributable to a cataract. Measurements taken in a darkened examination lane may significantly underestimate the functional impairment occurring in real world situations of varied lighting.

Medicare guidelines recognize the disability of glare and approve re-imbursement for cataract surgery when an increase in visual acuity loss due to glare is documented.

The BAM™ is lightweight and ergonomically designed for ease of patient use. Its purpose is to diagnose and assess visual problems due to glare conditions, document the d
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. GfK Asia Expands into Regional Optics Industry Following Partnership with Singapore Opticianry Practitioners (SOP)
2. GfK Asia Expands into Korea Optics Industry Partnership Network
3. Ovu-Trac(R) Home Test Kit From OvumOptics Predicts Ovulation with 96.2% Accuracy
4. The EntreTech Forum Presents ... PHOTONICS/OPTICS - Understanding the Latest Applications of Light-based Technologies in Medical, Consumer, Industrial, and Defense Sectors
5. Abbott Completes Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics
6. Abbott Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Advanced Medical Optics
7. Abbott Receives European Commission Clearance on Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics
8. Abbott Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics Clears U.S. Antitrust Review
9. Abbott to Commence Tender Offer on Jan. 27 for All Outstanding Shares of Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.
10. Californian Files Contact Lens Solution False Advertising Class Action Against Advanced Medical Optics, Announces the Schmidt Firm, LLP
11. Precision Optics Corporation to Effect Reverse Split and Ticker Symbol Change
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
AMA Optics Announces New Brightness Acuity Meter -- Documents Disabling Glare from Cataract
(Date:9/17/2014)... Prevention is the best treatment for the Enterovirus ... children and teenagers in 12 states, including nearby Oklahoma ... Legacy ER & Urgent Care (LER) in Frisco, Texas. ... EV-D68 so far in North Texas, but with it ... “Implementing prevention strategies now may help keep any outbreak ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Food ... today, September 17, 2014, to consider: , ... Therapy (TRT), and, 2. The potential ... , With the TRT litigation ongoing, an informally-organized litigation ... the dangers of testosterone replacement therapy. Among others, ZKB ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A petition ... ) in laparoscopic hysterectomies and other gynecological surgeries has ... to figures posted on Change.org, at least 84,908 supporters ... , According to a recent report from ABC News, ... by Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, after his wife, Dr. Amy ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today ... Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) to support oral health ... Zone Program® in California. , The Orange County NCOHF ... local constituent groups and stakeholders in a comprehensive approach ... its devastating effects on local families. The support of ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, ... to explain why antibiotic-resistant bacteria can thrive in a hospital ... to be the culprit. They can easily enter bacteria and ... gene that makes bacteria drug-resistant, a new study finds. ... to a class of antibiotic called carbapenems," said the study,s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Legacy ER & Urgent Care Warns North Texans about Dangers of Enterovirus D68 2Health News:FDA Advisory Committee Holds Hearing on Testosterone Safety 2Health News:Power Morcellator Petition Nears 85,000 Signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Power Morcellator Petition Nears 85,000 Signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Power Morcellator Petition Nears 85,000 Signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Donation to America's ToothFairy Helps Deliver Critical Services 2Health News:Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals 2Health News:Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals 3
... fiscal 2008 net sales of $20.4 million versus $24.1 ... million in the same quarter ... with initial shipments expected during the second half ... Natural,Alternatives International, Inc. ("NAI") (Nasdaq: NAII ), a leading,formulator, ...
... NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 7 Nationwide,Health Properties, Inc. ... will,release its fourth quarter earnings on Monday, February 25, ... Stock Exchange. The Company will host a,conference call on ... a.m. Eastern time) in order to present the Company,s ...
... research showed it greatly boosted pregnancy chances , , THURSDAY, ... fertilization can increase their chances of becoming pregnant by ... a preliminary study suggests. , , About 10 percent ... many opt for in vitro fertilization, in which a ...
... European Hematology Association (EHA) and the American Society ... and Serena Kimi Perna, MD, as the recipients ... which was established to help strengthen ties between ... International Fellowship Award provides hematologists in training or ...
... Memory Pharmaceuticals,Corp. (Nasdaq: MEMY ) today ... President & Chief Executive Officer. In support of ... MPM,Capital, Great Point Partners, Oxford Biosciences and Venrock, ... who has served as the,Company,s President & Chief ...
... Perot Systems Continues Its Thought Leadership Series with a ... Between Dr. Kevin Fickenscher and Dr. Suzanne Delbanco, ... continue to be a major concern for leaders in ... the World, Dr.,Kevin Fickenscher, Chief Medical Officer & Executive ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results 2Health News:Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results 3Health News:Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results 4Health News:Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results 5Health News:NHP Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call/Webcast 2Health News:NHP Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call/Webcast 3Health News:Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization 2Health News:Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization 3Health News:Memory Pharmaceuticals Appoints Vaughn M. Kailian Interim President & Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:Memory Pharmaceuticals Appoints Vaughn M. Kailian Interim President & Chief Executive Officer 3Health News:Memory Pharmaceuticals Appoints Vaughn M. Kailian Interim President & Chief Executive Officer 4Health News:Healthcare Tech and the World: Podcast Examines The Challenges & Opportunities for Change in the Healthcare Industry 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... -- According to a new market research ... Device, Display, & Microprocessor/MCU), by Application (Imaging, Medical Therapeutics, ... - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... reach $56.50 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR ... 235 market data Tables and 71 Figures spread through ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014  The law firm McElroy, ... that it will serve as host for "Show ... the Risks of Healthcare Reform," a one-day conference ... delivery systems, reimbursement, compliance and enforcement in a ... Logo -  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146606 Logo -  ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014   GS1 US ... to implement GS1 Standards to support the 2013 ... patient safety and security in the pharmaceutical supply ... Standards to U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Business Processes ... , was developed in collaboration with GS1 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Electronics Market Worth $56.50 Billion by 2020 2Medical Electronics Market Worth $56.50 Billion by 2020 3Medical Electronics Market Worth $56.50 Billion by 2020 4Three Leading Healthcare Organizations Sponsor Conference to Examine Opportunities and Risks of Healthcare Reform for Providers 2New Healthcare Industry Guideline Delineates How to Implement GS1 Standards to Support Requirements of the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act 2New Healthcare Industry Guideline Delineates How to Implement GS1 Standards to Support Requirements of the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act 3New Healthcare Industry Guideline Delineates How to Implement GS1 Standards to Support Requirements of the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act 4
... Inc. (OTC: HEWA) a leading VIPPS accredited retail mail-order ... ended June 30, 2011. For the ... increased $753,059 to $2,519,721, up 43% compared to the ... in the Company,s prescription business. Prescriptions filled increased from ...
... in global nutrition.  Abbott expects to increase its nutrition revenues ... end of 2014. China also continues to be an important part ... the year, more than 26 percent of Abbott,s global sales ... Nutrition,s global sales were in emerging markets. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:HealthWarehouse.com Reports 43% Revenue Growth Year-Over-Year 2Abbott Expanding Manufacturing Capacity in China to Meet Demands of Fast-Growing Nutrition Market 2
ENDOlap™ laparoscopes provide excellent image linearity and flatness of field....
Inquire...
The Fujinon's R410 laparoscope is the first to bring a 410,000 pixel CCD to the end of the scope. Superior imaging and color replication, along with a unique lens washing capability make the R410 the...
ACMI™ Distortion-Free Laparoscopes utilize technical advances in optical lens design to provide images without the fish-eye effect typically found on the peripheral viewing edges of conventional...
Medicine Products: