BostonSight PROSE Treatment Videos Demonstrate Device Application and Removal

PROSEinsertionWe wanted to take a moment and remind you about the series of detailed videos that shows the application and removal process for BostonSight® PROSE devices, as well as prosthetic device care and handling techniques. These instructional videos demonstrate various application and removal strategies that suit the needs of any PROSE device user. They are a great source of information whether you are a prospective patient wanting to know in more detail what it’s like to use PROSE devices, a caregiver needing a refresher on techniques or device care, or a current patient interested in finding out about an alternate procedure for device application or removal. [Read more…]

Digital Tablets that Allow for Improved Reading with Low Vision

Doctor talking to patientA study conducted at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey scientifically concluded what many of us have already discovered: digital tablets increase speed and ease of reading in people with a moderate degree of vision loss. People who have suffered vision loss that cannot be fully remedied with corrective lenses or medical treatment are guided to use low-vision aids to enhance their remaining vision. In the past, lighted magnifiers or large-print books were among the few options to assist with reading. Today, new technologies are leading the way for those with low-vision to more fully engage in reading books, printed media, and on-line materials. We kept this fact in mind when designing the new BFS website which allows for font-size adjustment and is fully compatible with tablets and text-to-voice screen readers.

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Dry Eye Impacts to Productivity

red bloodshot eyeDry eyes are more than just uncomfortable; they impact our daily lives in many ways. Dry eyes decrease our enjoyment of and ability to participate in leisure pursuits, they can limit our ability to perform daily living activities, and they have a profound effect on our work productivity.

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Thankful for . . . Digital Tablets that Allow for Improved Reading with Low Vision

Another Thanksgiving has passed and no doubt we are all now stuffed with turkey and pumpkin pie, have shared time with close friends and family, and recounted our blessings and good fortunes. This past Thanksgiving one thing that struck me while preparing for the holiday was how thankful I was for technology. [Read more…]