White Paper: Is the New Laser Design Advantageous to Endothelial Cell Preservation During SLT?
Jessica Livermont, BA, Brooke Pankhurst, BSc, and Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO SIGNIFICANCE: Primary open angle glaucoma is often treated with SLT. Energy from the laser has the potential to adversely aﬀect the corneal endothelium. PURPOSE: We want to know if the new SLT laser is more protective of the endothelial cell count versus other brands […]
Case Study: Rapid Readings You Can Trust
Accuracy, reproducibility, and ease of use are hallmarks of the NIDEK AL-Scan optical biometer In refractive cataract surgery, a fraction of a diopter or a few degrees of astigmatism one way or the other can mean the difference between delight and disappointment for patients, even when the surgery was otherwise textbook perfect. Our two-surgeon practice […]
Case Study: Can the NIDEK MP-3 Microperimeter Teach Eccentric Viewing?
A Case Study on the MP-3 in a Retina and Low Vision Practice BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Central vision loss can be caused by congenital or acquired retinal disease including ARMD. Our retinal doctors at MOORE EYE INSTITUTE treat the retinal disease and the patient’s functional needs are treated during the low vision evaluation. One method of achieving […]
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) Treatment for Glaucoma
Editorial supervisor: Koji Nitta, MD | Fukui-ken Saiseikai Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology What is Glaucoma? A liquid called aqueous humor is produced by the ciliary body. The aqueous humor is drained through trabecular meshwork which is located at the base of the cornea and iris. In the normal eye, a balanced production and drainage of […]
NEW Coaxial Illumination Tower and Combination Adapter for YC-200 and YC-200 S plus
NIDEK launches in the USA, the Combination Delivery Unit for the YC-200 S plus / YC-200 and GYC-500 Green Photocoagulator as well as the Coaxial Illumination Tower for the YC-200 S plus / YC-200. NIDEK is pleased to announce that the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k) Clearance for the YC-200 […]
NIDEK Marks 50th Anniversary with Renewed Logo
NIDEK CO., LTD., the parent company of NIDEK Inc. and manufacturer of ophthalmic, optometric, and lens edging equipment, will mark its 50th anniversary on August 8, 2021. To commemorate this milestone of 50 years, we have renewed our logo for the first time since our establishment. The new design will be used from April 1, […]
Disinfection method for NIDEK products
Disinfection method for NIDEK products Parts contacted with the patient (chinrest and forehead rest pad) and housing for NIDEK products can be wiped with a cloth dampened with alcohol. However, please proceed with caution and note the following actions may cause possible failure to the device. Applying a strong force which may distort the housing […]