Press Conference Schedule

*Press conferences scheduled as of August 23, 2016. For a full list of events, please visit the Event Schedule.

Thursday, September 15

9:30am – 10:15am: Asahi Vision Inc.

A press conference to announce the formal introduction of Asahi Vision Inc to the United States eyecare market including the presentation of aLC-100 Lens Checker and aLM-100 Basic Lensmeter, the first two devices to be available from Q4 2016.  Directly from Nagoya in Central Japan, Ken Iino & Carlos Romero will be presenting the company and the new product details. For your convenience, at the end of the conference, interviews will be held in English and Spanish.

Location: Level 1, Sands 102


10:30am – 11:15am: Digital Heat Corporation

Digital Heat is a new company and maker of precision designed eyelid warmers. The Heated Eye Pad ophthalmic warmer is a powered heating pad for the application of localized heat therapy. Use for treatment when the current medical community recommends the application of a warm compress to the eyelids. Such applications would include Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), Dry Eye, Blepharitis, Stye, or Chalazia.

FDA cleared for over the counter usage with 3 factors of improved heat treatment as compared to predicates: 1 heat only where needed, 2 a more precise temperature, 3 constant temperature over time. The Heated Eye Pad exerts less corneal pressure than any microwavable gel packs or wet rags. For safety and liability, there are no temperature adjustments for the doctor or patient. Worn like a pair of eyeglasses over closed eyes.

Location: Level 1, Sands 102

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