IN THE NEWS
March 5, 2013 Press Release: Ophthalmologists Can Improve Eye Care and Lower Costs
Dec. 2012 Based on the RAM preoperative measurements, patients with AMD can be offered cataract surgery with predictable outcomes while others can avoid unnecessary intervention. J CATARACT REFRACT SURG - VOL 38, DECEMBER 2012
July 2012 Catching Diabetic Macular Edema Early (Using RAM and BAM) in Review of Ophthalmology, 7/5/2012
July 2012 RAM Smart Equipment Choices Help to Ease Growing Pains in Ophthamology Management, Volume: 16 , Issue: July 2012, page(s): 45 - 74
May 2012 RAM-ETDRS (portable) strongly correlated to standard ETDRS acuity testing, ARVO Poster D1089 : Wills Eye Institute, PA & Retina Vitreous Assoc Med Group, CA.
May 2012 Eye Test Detects Early Diabetic Macular Edema using AMA Optics' RAM® and BAM™, ARVO Poster D963. K.C. Chen & S Reddy
Oct. 2011 Amblyometer by AMA Optics for detecting and quantifying AMBLYOPIA presented AAO 2011 Meeting in Orlando (Poster 443)
Oct. 2011 RAM® Clinical Benefits Revised in Newly Released "AAO Preferred Practice Patterns Guidelines For Cataract Surgery"
Aug. 2011 RAM® Clinical Application Featured in "Cataract Surgery: From Routine to Complex" by Randall Olson, MD
Aug.2011 AMA Optics, Inc. receives U.S. Patent on Brightness Acuity Meter (BAM) technology.
July 2010 Optometric Management. Give Yourself a Hand: 5 Reasons for adding HAND-HELD diagnostic devices to your armamentarium.
11/2010 CRST 2010. 5 Surgeons discuss the importance of assessing macular function in cataract patients. By Steve Charles, MD; Samuel Masket, MD; Jay S. Pepose, MD, PHD; Richard Tipperman, MD; and William B. Trattler, MD
10/2010 Survey finds the RAM® whelmingly positive for selecting surgery candidates, reducing unnecessary surgery and providing patients with realistic expectations.
09/2010 The Impact of High-Quality Vision in Patients With Accommodating IOLs:"We also assess the potential retinal acuityusing a retinal acuity meter." Jay S. Pepose MD PhD.Advanced Eye Care, Sept. 2010.
10/2010 The Journal of Refractive Surgery’s Hot, Hotter, Hottest: Late-Breaking News: "Retinal Acuity Meter for Preop Assessment of Cataract
Surgery", Jay Stuart Pepose MD PhD Subspecialty Day AAO Meeting, Chicago Oct, 16, 2010, 3:50 PM.
06/2010: Bausch & Lomb Surgical to Implement AMA Optics, Inc.'s Retinal Acuity Meter in Clinical Research.
05/2010: AMA Optics, Inc., Lombart Instruments Form Distribution Pact
06/2010 WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2010 -- AMA Optics Inc has been selected for the 2010 Best of Miami Beach Award in the Optical Instruments & Lenses category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA)
04/2009 Ophthalmology Times, Dr. Suhr: Cataract Surgery Outcomes Better Predicted by RAM than by "Potential Acuity Pinhole".
03/2009 Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Cover Story by Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD: Cataracts, Contrast Sensitivity, & IOLs.; See AMA Optics New Products
RAM featured in New Book, "Mastering Refractive IOLs, The Art and Science" by David F. Chang, MD, ( see page 577) copyright 2008.
08/2008: Ancient Chinese Discovery Gets Facelift - AMA Optics releases the Panoramic Pinhole
12/2007: RAM Featured in Refractive Eye Care: "BUILDING A PREMIUM IOL PRACTICE"
08/2007: Dr. Pepose's Cover Story, Mixing vs. Matching IOLs in Cataract & Refractive Surgery, AMA Optics' RAM can avoid undetected retinal dysfunction.
07/2007: RAM found 95.1% predictive in eyes with 20/100 or better with Numbers chart, J Korean Ophthalmology Soc. 2007 Jul;48(7):898-904.
12/2006: AMA Optics Survey .. Physicians find the RAM helps to discover new diseases and forecast realistic outcomes
11/2006: JAGS: RAM used to assess vision in homes, Could reduce disabilities 22%
03/2006: Garwood Laboratories, Inc. issue report approving RAM for CE Mark, exporting to European Nations allowed
02/2006: Ophthalmology Management: AMA Optics' RAM Provides an Accurate Measure of Retinal Acuity
02/2006: AMA Optics, Inc. to present educational seminar at Joint Commission of Allied Health Professionals in Ophthalmology Annual Assembly in Las Vegas (The week of the AAO Meeting, Nov.11-14, 2006)
12/2005: Ophthalmology Review: Retinal Acuity Meter, Assesses Macular Function
11/2005: Ophthalmology Times: Retinal Acuity Meter Predicts Potential Vision, Assesses Macular Function¨10/2005: Ocular Surgery News: RAM distinguishes vision loss due to cataract or maculopathy
09/2005: Journal of Eye publishes study comparing PAM and INC (RAM®)
06/2005: Retinal Acuity Meter Featured in Glaucoma Today
03/2005: Frost & Sullivan honors AMA Optics for the RAM®