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Approach patients with low vision on an individual basis (Featured in Optometry Times)

Low vision rehabilitation is a segment of optometry that lends itself to creativity in case management and approaches to help patients achieve their goals. As practitioners begin to establish a low vision practice, they will have the opportunity to provide value to their patients’ lives by developing solutions to achieve vocational, social, and daily living […]

Ocutech’s Professional Consultant Dr. Gary Asano receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Ocutech
is thrilled to have as our West-Coast Professional Consultant an
individual as expert and as devoted to his profession and to low vision
care as is Dr. Gary Asano. 

The Marshall B Ketchum University School of Optometry (MBKU) Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have achieved professional prominence in their field and are engaged in the community furthering the goals of MBKU and their profession. MBKU is proud to announce the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni award is Dr. Gary Asano, O.D., ’78.

Dr. Gary Asano, OD, graduated from Southern California College of Optometry in 1978 with a desire to specialize in serving Low Vision patients. He went on to become a tireless advocate for these patients, an acknowledged expert in the specialty, and a respected lecturer and educator. A longtime member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, and numerous other professional groups, Dr. Asano was awarded the AOA Vision
Rehabilitation Committee-Jerry Davidoff Memorial Low Vision Care Service Award in June 2019 and the Envision Ocular LV Award in August 2018. One of Dr. Asano’s most important contributions to the profession of optometry is his founding of the Low Vision Rehabilitation Section in California (LVRS), an enormous undertaking that required approval by the COA House of Delegates. Dr. Asano has over 25 years of private practice experience, in addition to teaching at SCCO, numerous professional conferences, publications, research, and lectures. Dr. Asano has been an annual benefactor to SCCO and the Low Vision program for over 29 years.

Interview with Ocutech Founder in Macular Degeneration News

Dr. Henry Greene is the co-founder of Ocutech, a company that specializes in researching and developing some of the most advanced, most comfortable, and easiest to use eyeglass telescopes available. He has found his work very satisfying because of the way this low vision technology can change the quality of life for someone who has […]

Promoting Your Low Vision Practice Marketing 101

Getting them into your chair- marketing your low vision practice Despite all the awareness surrounding macular degeneration, stem cell transplants, intra-ocular telescopes and bionic eyes, low vision care is still a third cousin. For those who are lucky enough to find their way to a low vision practice, the still common refrain is, “How come […]

Optics vs. Digital Displays for Low Vision

Link to Article Review and comments by: Henry A. Greene, OD, FAAO Co-founder, President, OCUTECH, Inc. Preface: I expect that you’ll think that as a manufacturer of optical bioptic telescopes writing about Digital Head-Mounted Displays, I’m just carping on what might be considered our competition. But, as noted in this paper, HMDs are not yet […]