FREMONT, CA – JULY 7, 2015 – Optovue, a pioneer in spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), has launched Optovue Academy, an online learning portal offering clinical education, technician training and practice development tracks. Content will be delivered via video PowerPoint presentations, recordings of live presentations, a library of research documents, a forum where learners can comment, and a calendar of live events supported or hosted by Optovue Academy.
"Optovue Academy was created to give eye care professionals the clinical knowledge they need to offer a higher level of medical eye care with OCT," said Larry Alexander, O.D., F.A.A.O., Sr. Director of Clinical Education for Optovue. "In addition, this program supports the practice as a whole by providing training for technicians and resources for growing the practice with advanced imaging technology."
"Optovue is committed to our customers' success with OCT," said Christina Kirby, Marketing Director for Optovue. "This program demonstrates that commitment by giving eye care professionals the tools they need to enhance patient care with their Optovue OCT, improve operator scan acquisition skills and maximize the return on their investment in the instrumentation."
Optovue Academy will be updated continually with new video courses, articles and discussion threads. To learn more or request login credentials, visit www.OptovueAcademy.com.
Optovue, Inc. is a privately-held ophthalmic device company dedicated to working with eye care professionals and clinical researchers to lead the commercialization of new imaging modalities. Incorporated in December 2003, Optovue was founded to develop the next generation ophthalmic diagnostic instrument based on ultra-high speed optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology. Optovue has since achieved widespread market success
through a combination of unique product design, rapid innovation of its technology and a commitment to customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.optovue.com.
About AvantiTM, iVue®, iFusion® and iScan®
Avanti is Optovue's premier OCT system and platform for future technology enhancements. Avanti features widefield imaging capabilities that produce a 12x9mm data cube with 105 million data points; high-speed scanning at 70,000 A-scans per second that reduces acquisition time to less than one second; and proprietary Motion Correction Technology (MCT™) for optimal image quality.
iVue and iFusion deliver high-quality retinal imaging and powerful clinical applications from the front of the eye to the back. The iVue SD-OCT includes a full suite of retina, optic nerve and anterior segment scans. iFusion combines the iVue SD-OCT with the iCam fundus camera into a single instrument to save time and space for optimal practice efficiency.
iScan features a unique software-assisted platform to provide the ultimate in ease-of-use. iScan requires minimal operator training and delivers consistent scan acquisition. The system's compact footprint and tabletop design offer the flexibility to place iScan in any room in the practice. iScan is offered in two configurations: iScan Essential and iScan Comprehensive.
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