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Meeting highlights include OCT Symposium and Workshops as well as the US Debut of the Maestro2 Fully Automated OCT/Fundus Camera

OAKLAND, NJ  – September 2019 – Topcon Medical Systems, a leading provider of medical devices and software solutions for the optometric community, is excited to announce its participation in Vision Expo West 2019, the complete event for optometric professionals, where eye care meets eyewear and education, fashion and innovation mingle.
 
On September 18-21, over 15,000 eye care professionals, buyers, and influencers will gather together in Las Vegas, NV for the largest optical event in America.  Topcon will be located in the Sands Convention Center, Level 2 at Booth #MS11051 and will showcase its latest innovative technology solutions for today’s eye care specialists including the Triton Swept Source OCT, the Myopia Module for the Aladdin Biometer, the new Ocular Surface Suite and Topcon Harmony, the latest generation software for eye care data management.
 
Vision Expo West will also mark the US commercial debut of the Maestro21, a fully automated OCT system that can capture high resolution OCT images and true color fundus photography with the single press of a button.  Built upon the incredible success of its predecessor, the 3D OCT-1 Maestro, the new Maestro2 incorporates speed, clinical utility and ease of use in one compact instrument.  Topcon just recently celebrated the production of the 10,000th Maestro device at its Yamagata factory in Japan, where it continues to manufacture instruments with uncompromising quality. To learn more about the Yamagata factory, please watch this brief video

In addition to its booth display, Topcon will be participating in OCT workshops on both Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20.  Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO, of the Retina Macular Specialists of Miami, will give a brief introduction into OCTA1 including image acquisition, interpretation and general

discussion about the technology. Normal and abnormal case examples will be presented. This will be followed by a hands-on session where attendees can practice with the instrument and will have an opportunity to image one another.  For more info or to register, visit west.visionexpo.com/en/Sessions/79682/OCT-Workshop or west.visionexpo.com/en/Sessions/79708/OCT-Workshop.  

Furthermore, on September 19 from 1:30-2:30, Topcon will present a lunch symposium in the Sands Convention Center – 701-V entitled “Why Gamble with OCT Diagnostics?”  Michael Chaglasian, OD, FAAO, Associate Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry and Chief of Staff of the Illinois Eye Institute, will serve as the moderator with Milton Hom, OD, FAAO and Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO rounding out the panel. The symposium will discuss the benefits of multimodal and OCT imaging and will include clinical case studies for the diagnosis and management of various pathologies in retina and glaucoma. To register for the symposium, please visit: https://west.visionexpo.com/en/Sessions/79685/Vision-Series-Presented-by-Topcon-Why-Gamble-with-OCT-Diagnostics

For general information on Topcon at VEW, please see our landing page at:  topconhealth.com/vision-expo-west.

About Topcon

Topcon is a comprehensive diagnostic device manufacturer within the worldwide eye care community. It introduced the world’s first commercial back-of-the-eye Spectral Domain (SD) and multimodal Swept Source (SS) optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems, which have driven innovation in eye care.

Most recently, to develop the most efficient, pragmatic and state-of-the-art solutions, Topcon formed a new strategic division, Topcon Healthcare Solutions, whose primary objective is to create world-class software solutions for the eye care industry and beyond. The company’s products enable the collection and visualization of a wide range of imaging and clinical data while providing quantitative and clinical analysis capabilities.

Topcon’s software gives clinicians access to patient exam data captured from OCTs, Visual Fields, Fundus Cameras, and other Topcon and third-party devices. Topcon leverages its new data management system called Harmony, where practitioners gain access to both DICOM and non-DICOM information stored in a central, cloud-based environment. Additionally, Topcon now provides an integrated service that connects practitioners to an extensive network of reading services to assist in the management of sight-threatening eye diseases.

  1. OCTA and Meastro 2 are not available for sale in every country. Please check with your local distributor for availability.