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2014-07-01 23:01:42

Diopsys® NOVA-ERG provides a way to discriminate between AMD and healthy eyes. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 In a controlled clinical study, a team of researchers from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary concluded that test data from the Diopsys® NOVA-ERG vision test provides a way to discriminate both dry and wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) eyes from healthy eyes. The study results published in a poster titled 'Steady State Pattern Electroretinography (ssPERG)...

2014-05-30 23:14:53

Diopsys® NOVA-VEP data shows new hope for patients with degenerative eye diseases. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Affecting an estimated 60 to 70 million people worldwide, Exfoliation syndrome (XFS) is the most common identifiable cause of open-angle glaucoma. XFS presents unilaterally in about two thirds of patients and are more likely to present with glaucomatous damage than eyes without XFS. More severe than primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), Exfoliative Glaucoma (XFG)...

2014-05-29 23:06:03

Clinical electrophysiology of vision is a well-regarded and researched science with over 50 years of clinical data. However, Diopsys brought this science to the office-based eye care specialist and has just installed its 1,000th VEP/ERG device. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Electrophysiology is being adopted by optometrists and ophthalmologists like never before. Diopsys, Inc., the leader in providing VEP/ERG vision testing devices, has just trained its 1,000th customer on the...

2014-03-26 23:34:09

The new Diopsys® Report Viewer software is a must have for doctors to view patients’ NOVA reports on their iPads. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Diopsys, Inc. announces the launch of the new Diopsys® Report Viewer software for all Diopsys® NOVA-VEP and NOVA-ERG customers. The software and corresponding app allows ophthalmologists and optometrists to view Diopsys electrophysiology reports from anywhere in their office with a Wi-Fi connection. It even sends alerts...

2014-01-22 23:03:22

Recent research shows VEP and ERG data may be used to help ophthalmologists and optometrists diagnose glaucoma early, leading to better patient outcomes. Diopsys, Inc. provides these technologies to the office-based clinician. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and Diopsys is reaching out to help educate doctors and patients about the importance of electrophysiology in glaucoma detection. Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) and pattern...

2013-12-12 23:31:21

Two events at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting (AAO) highlighted the importance of visual evoked potential (VEP) and pattern electroretinography (ERG) being used in the clinical assessment of ophthalmology patients. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Doctors Farrell Tyson, MD and Mark Latina, MD led two important discussions on office-based electrophysiology at this year’s American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting (AAO) in New Orleans. Attendees crowded into the...

2013-11-27 23:03:53

Research presented at the recent American Academy of Optometry (AAO) meeting reveals the powerful clinical utility of the Diopsys® NOVA-VEP Vision Testing System in the assessment of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 SUNY Eye Institute, in conjunction with the SUNY College of Optometry, presented two posters on the use of visual evoked potential (VEP) for evaluating traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients at Academy 2013 Seattle, the AAO’s annual...

2013-06-28 23:03:46

Diopsys VEP technology indicates functional abnormalities in early glaucoma patients where visual field testing fails. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 To better evaluate patients with degenerative vision problems, a team of researchers from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary recently concluded that the Diopsys® NOVA-LX VEP vision test may be useful for diagnosis of glaucoma with structural abnormalities where visual field tests indicate normal vision. The outcome of their study...

Addicted To Chocolate? Your Eyes May Just Be Able To Give You Away
2013-06-25 04:50:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Drexel University has found a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool can measure the brain’s pleasure response to tasting food through the eyes. If the results are validated, this method could have applications for research and clinical work in food addiction and obesity prevention. The study testing the use of electroretinography (ERG) to indicate increases in the neurotransmitter dopamine in the retina, was led...

Herbal Remedy May Help Protect Against Macular Degeneration
2012-11-28 09:03:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in Asia and early European cultures. In recent years, Western medicine has shown a renewed interest in herbs for their medicinal qualities, and scientists are now isolating the active compounds in many, documenting their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. A new study led by the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) reports that carnosic acid,...


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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