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    Ceeable aims to be the next gold standard in visual fields

     

    Jeff Blackman, MBA, Vice President, Portfolio Management, American Medical Association (left), Cynthia Matossian, MD (center), with Chris Adams, Ceeable CEO (right) at the AMA awards ceremony. Courtesy of Cynthia Matossian, MD “This type of technology represents a helpful tool in eye disease prevention, which seems to be where an increased amount of resources is now being directed by our healthcare system—and rightfully so!” said Joshua Mali, MD, The Eye Associates, Sarasota, FL. While Dr. Mali is a proponent of a similar technology (ForeseeHome, Notal Vision), he sees the benefit that the increased number of mobile exam options is to the overall well-being of patients.

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    “Prevention and early detection are key to combat eye diseases, such as macular degeneration and glaucoma,” he said. “I'm happy we have more tools at our disposal to accomplish this goal. This seems to be in line with the new trend of telemedicine, which, hopefully, will provide a valuable adjunct to our current standard of care.”

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    For its third place award out of 116 entries, Ceeable won $10,000 which Adams said will go toward completing user interface work and aid in the transition to the commercial market. While the technology is available now, Adams hopes it will be more common across the United States by late 2016.

     

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    Jolie Higazi
    Jolie is the Content Specialist for Ophthalmology Times. She can be reached at jolie.higazi@advanstar.com.

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