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Ophthalmology Spotlight: How Patients Benefit from ERG Vision Testing

Posted by Diopsys, Inc. on March 29, 2018 at 8:49 AM

An Interview with William I. Bond, MD, FACS:

After over 40 years in practice, William I. Bond, MD has gotten fairly confident in his ability to evaluate a patient in the clinic and understand the health of the eye. 

The kind of knowledge that only comes from interacting with patients of all ages and vision disorders daily is a valuable tool when working with a new vision loss patient. It is what helps Dr. Bond look at a patient with a cataract, for example, and have an awareness that something else might be going on, perhaps something unseen that is affecting one or more parts of the complex human visual system. It may be that the degree of refractive change a patient is experiencing is more profound than what is suggested by the stage of the cataract. Yet, what that “something else” might be is not always obvious.

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Topics: Flicker ERG, Pattern ERG

Glaucoma and ERG:
What I Knew vs. What I Now Know

Posted by Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA on October 13, 2016 at 12:43 PM

My interest in glaucoma diagnostic devices started early in my career during a Fellowship at Tufts, and has only increased with time. I’ve held positions as Director of Glaucoma at UPMC and the University of Arizona School of Medicine, and as a faculty member at Yale University School of Medicine. You could say I’m infinitely curious about how to detect the disease earlier, treat the disease more effectively, and manage my patients to maintain their ability to see. So when I was introduced to pattern electroretinography (ERG) as a practice-based vision test, my curiosity took over. Here’s what I knew from my previous experience:

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Topics: Glaucoma, Pattern ERG

Modern Visual Electrophysiology

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As the world leader in modern visual electrophysiology, Diopsys, Inc. has done more than any other company to advance the use of ERG and VEP in the eye care practice. Read through our blog to gain valuable insights into the benefits and integration of this valuable technology.

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