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You can significantly help your diabetic patients protect their vision.

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on May 15, 2012

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.

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on April 28, 2012

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 […]

Our Illuminated Near Card featured in new Optometric Management article.

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on March 27, 2012

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, […]

Office Decor – Love It or Hate It?

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on March 21, 2012

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 […]

News You Can Use! Color Vision Screening: High tech and Higher tech!

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on March 2, 2012

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 […]

“Replication” is key to patient monitoring

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on February 15, 2012

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 […]

Is your patient the 1 out 5?

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on February 1, 2012

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 […]

Welcome to InSights

Posted by Tom Cockley | Posted on January 2, 2012

Welcome to 2012 and the first issue of Gulden InSights.  Our goal with the launch of InSights is to bring valuable, pertinent news and information to professionals in the vision care field.  But just as important, InSights will be a two-way vehicle – always seeking and encouraging your input, comments, ideas, and yes, your insights for better vision and health care. InSights will […]