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More Efficient Field Testing Using VR with Dr. Paul Karpecki


Like any test that has evolved over time, today’s visual field tests have grown more accurate and reliable, but legacy systems have remained cumbersome for patients and practices alike.

In this ODwire.org webinar, Paul Karpecki, OD, explores how advancements in technology can help your practice overcome the limitations of legacy visual field tests.

He will discuss how the combination of Virtual Reality headsets with advanced, time-tested software, will lead to more efficient and accurate testing with a positive patient experience.


Attendees of this course will learn:

* How new technology can increase comfort and decrease anxiety for the patient, technician and practitioner

* How features like Active Eye Tracking provide reliable visual field results

* Why new testing modalities will improve testing speed and clinic efficiency


About Paul Karpecki, OD:

As a practicing Optometrist and Medical Director of KEPLR Vision, Dr. Karpecki leverages his expansive clinical expertise and business acumen to elevate the role of Optometry.

He is committed to innovation and collaborates to bring new technologies and innovative treatments to the Optometric space. He serves as Director of Cornea Services at Kentucky Eye Institute in Lexington, KY, Gaddie Eye Centers in Louisville, KY and Center for Sight in Carmel, IN.

In addition to completing a full year Retina Fellowship at one of the top 20 US practices, Retina Associates of Kentucky, he is the Associate Professor at the University of Pikeville Kentucky of Optometry.

In addition, Dr. Karpecki serves as Chief Medical Editor for Review of Optometry and has authored 30+ peer reviewed articles, 400+ non-peer reviewed and 7 book chapters.


About the featured technology:

The Smart System | VR Headset by M&S Technologies is a programmable VR Headset with Surface Pro 7 tablet that is powered by time-tested software for fast, accurate and convenient visual field testing.

This portable device includes Active Eye Tracking Functionality, QuickScreen Visual Field testing with full Threshold testing in 3 minutes per eye, and an intuitive interface for ease of use.

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