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Pediatrician Finds New Vision Screening Technology Helps A Larger Group Of His Patients
Date:7/24/2012

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Doctor Mark Simonian attended a medical conference last winter and witnessed an amazing demonstration of a new vision screening device called Spot, he knew immediately that he would incorporate this new technology into his practice.  It was obvious to him that this new technology would help a much larger group of his patients find out about their vision health.

At that time, the screening tool that Dr. Simonian was using required more time, effort and didn't provide the comprehensive results he wanted.

"I wasn't comfortable with the process or confident about information I was getting," said Dr. Simonian, a solo practitioner who is very interested in utilizing new medical technology to make his pediatric practice more efficient with vision screenings. "I really wanted to screen the full spectrum of children from preschoolers all the way through high school students. Spot enables us to screen children as early as 6 months of age through young adulthood."

Spot is a handheld, portable, wireless, WiFi enabled vision screener that has an incredibly quick capture time of one second or less, which makes screening efficient in a physician's office, especially with pre-verbal and young children.  After seeing Spot at an AAP conference, Dr. Simonian purchased one for his practice and that has made a tremendous difference for him.

"It's been an amazing improvement at our practice," said Dr. Simonian.  "I can see more patients covering a wider range of ages. It's more affordable and works better than the older vision screening technology.

"Spot is very easy to use and my support staff can do the vision screenings quickly and easily.  We have a small office, but because it is portable, we can take Spot from room to room and conduct the screenings. That is very helpful to our practice workflow. I get dependable results and a lot more information. I am now able to p
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