When you call Gulden the pleasant, helpful voice on the telephone will most likely belong to highly skilled Colleen Carmody in our customer service and support department. Customers tell us that she is professional, very knowledgeable, and friendly. Colleen has been with us for a bit over two years. She has an amazing knowledge not only of […]
We have been actively soliciting ideas, challenges, and needs from eye care professionals since our company began nearly 75 years ago. We have been converting many of those ideas into new ophthalmic tools that help professionals like you save time and provide better patient care. Last week I visited the Medical Design & Manufacturing Conference […]
How to convince a patient that a procedure, test, or follow-up care is valuable or essential. Enlist “help” to protect patients’ vision.
Some stories have good endings – becoming “lessons for life.” A professional involved in vision care told recently about encounters with a patient who was ignoring advice about cataract surgery. He had been treating this patient for many years. He had warned him years ago that cataract surgery was imminent. But even when vision began […]
As you probably know, diabetics are at a higher risk for glaucoma, optic neuropathy, and cataracts and are more likely to suffer visual loss from the effects of diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of new-onset blindness among working-age people in the United States. The National Eye Institute (NEI) of the National Institutes […]
New research reports on which benefits vision care professionals seek most in ophthalmic products & services.
We just completed a research study to find out what vision care professionals need and want in the tools used in their practices. We surveyed: General Ophthalmologists Surgical Ophthalmologists General and Specialty Optometrists Clinic, Hospital-based, and Other Professionals There were three important aspects we surveyed in the research: What are the most important attributes […]
Dr. William McCoy, in his recently published article in Optometric Management, “Provide An Illuminating Exam,” describes the use of Gulden’s Illuminated Near Letter Card in patient examinations and monitoring. (Click here to read the article) He describes how this tool presents conditions that many patients confront today – backlit screens and displays on computers, smart phones, televisions and monitors, […]
Ideas You Can Use! My friend Rick told me about a recent visit to his eye doctor. He has been going to the same doctor at the same office for nearly 20 years. He knows that our company provides eye care specialists with equipment and supplies that help save time and provide better patient care […]
For over 50 years we have been supplying color vision testing devices and kits to quickly and easily detect and categorize color vision deficiencies. Our screening products provide rapid, immediate screening results that are valuable to the eyecare professional and patient alike. NEWS FLASH I am excited to report on a new “higher tech” colorblindness […]
An article in the New Yorker last year dealt with the possible demise of the scientific method as we know it. It describes the “decline effect” and how many research results are later proven un-reliable or un-replicable. One of the principles of the scientific method is that experimental results should be replicable. Research or experiments, in order […]
Here’s a staggering statistic: 1 out of every 5 of your patients has or will have diabetes. We know and hope that you have told your patients that diabetes can severely affect their retinas, and, as a result, harm their vision. We know that you check your diabetics’ retinas regularly. But do they know that once […]