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Jul 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Chicago-area pediatric practices implement Spot™ vision screener, improving screening age ranges and patient service in time for summer

 With families free from the time demands of school and extracurricular activities, summertime is the perfect time for pediatricians to...

Apr 16, 2014, 14:10 ET

Eye care specialists see opportunity with the ACA to add younger patients using Spot vision technology

 Reimbursements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should make adding younger patients a profitable growth strategy for eye care...

Apr 09, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Handheld Technology Helps Eye Care Professionals Grow Their Practice

 Spot, the handheld binocular autorefractor from PediaVision, is garnering praise from ophthalmology and optometry practices as a sound...

Jan 09, 2014, 08:40 ET
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A Las Vegas Pediatrics Expands Scope and Quality of Service with Spot Vision Screeners

 A Las Vegas Pediatrics (ALVP), a pediatric practice with a mission to deliver first-class patient care via cutting-edge technology, and its...

Dec 02, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Case Study Supports the Need for Regular, School-Based Vision Screenings

 While vision problems are considered the most common disability in the U.S., and a prevalent childhood condition affecting learning and...

Nov 01, 2013, 08:40 ET
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Prevent Blindness Oklahoma Uses Spot Vision Screeners to Expand Eye Health Efforts Statewide

 Prevent Blindness Oklahoma (PBO) has been working to preserve the eyesight of state residents since 1965. With the Spot vision screener as...

Oct 28, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Pediatric Group Offers Consistent Vision Care Across Its Network with Spot Vision Screener

 When the American Academy of Pediatrics issued its policy statement with recommendations for instrument-based pediatric vision screening in...

Oct 23, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Orlando-area Pediatrics Are Spot-on with Vision Screening

 In late 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a statement describing the use of automated vision-screening technology,...

Sep 20, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Lions Club International's District 4C1 and its Enterprise Club Are "Spot-on" in Their Eye Health Initiatives

 When Lions Club members gather September 19-21 for the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum in Kansas, PediaVision will be among the exhibitors...

Aug 23, 2013, 08:30 ET
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Users of PediaVision's Spot Vision Screener Honor Children's Eye Health and Safety Month with Back-to-School Screenings

 To recognize August as Children's Eye Health and Safety Month and to give students a positive start to the academic year, hundreds of...

Jul 29, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Second Annual Lions Club Symposium in California Has Dr. Oz as Keynote; Event Moderator Highlights Spot Vision Screener

PediaVision, maker of the Spot vision screener, was among the exhibitors at a June 8 symposium hosted by the Peninsula Special Interest Lions...

Oct 10, 2012, 14:00 ET

On World Sight Day, Optometrist Emphasizes Importance of Having Children's Eyes Examined

 There are children throughout the world who struggle to see and don't know they have an undetected vision issue. For those of us who can see,...

Sep 18, 2012, 11:27 ET

PediaVision CEO to Speak at FDA Workshop

WHO:  David Melnik, president & CEO of PediaVision, maker of the award-winning Spot vision screener. WHAT:  Will...

Sep 11, 2012, 10:00 ET

Award-Winning Spot Vision Screener To Be Demonstrated At USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum

WHO: PediaVision, maker of the revolutionary new Spot vision screener. WHAT: Will conduct demonstrations with the award-winning device...

Sep 06, 2012, 11:44 ET

Vision Screening Made Quick And Easy For School Administrators

 The Spot vision screener is changing the screening process for educators across the country.  Each fall, schools across America will...

Aug 28, 2012, 12:02 ET

"Back To School" Means Time For Physicals And Vision Screening

 As students across the country prepare to return to the classroom, school administrators are making sure everything is in order for the new...

Aug 21, 2012, 11:47 ET

Pediatric Associates of Davidson County puts patients on the Spot

 The staff at the Pediatric Associates of Davidson County in Nashville have become adept at using the latest technology to conduct vision...

Jul 24, 2012, 13:00 ET

Pediatrician Finds New Vision Screening Technology Helps A Larger Group Of His Patients

When Doctor Mark Simonian attended a medical conference last winter and witnessed an amazing demonstration of a new vision screening device called...

Jul 03, 2012, 09:30 ET

Spot Vision Screener wins Bronze in International Design Excellence Awards

 The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) have named the Spot vision screener the recipient of the Bronze IDEA in the category...

Jun 04, 2012, 10:47 ET

Spot Vision Screener receives Appliance Design Magazine's Gold Award

The revolutionary new Spot vision screener has been named winner of the Gold Award for design by Appliance Design Magazine, PediaVision announced...