Equipment Updates for RETeval®

Cleaning instructions and special offer for RETeval® portable, handheld ERG from LKC

LKC Technologies would like to remind owners of the RETeval handheld ERG that all surfaces of the device can be cleaned and disinfected between patients using alcohol wipes that meet the recommended COVID-19 alcohol content guidelines.  It is safe to use alcohol wipes on all surfaces of the RETeval device, including the eye cup, the electrode cable, the inside of the Ganzfeld bowl, and all outside surfaces of the device.  Do not use hand sanitizers on your RETeval device.  For detailed instructions on how to clean and disinfect your RETeval please visit here.

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Topcon Healthcare

Free breath shields for Topcon slit lamp customers.

As healthcare providers, eye doctors are required to be in close contact with patients while performing an exam. That’s why Topcon Healthcare, the market leader in slit lamps for the eye care community, has announced a new program to help prevent the transmission of respiratory illnesses including COVID-19.

Topcon is now o­ffering all of its slit lamp customers a free breath shield that fits onto their instrument and provides a first line of defense for both healthcare providers and patients.

Visit bit.ly/topconshield to request your free breath shield.

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Best-Practices Training From Zeiss Now Available Online

ZEISS MED Support Now has launched with free guidance to help you and your staff provide the best care for your patients during COVID-19. The new site offers access to continuing education programs and articles, case studies, presentations virtual symposia, interactive technology sessions and clinical insights from peers.

You will also find guidelines for how to properly disinfect and clean your ZEISS devices and how to order protective breath shields for slit lamps through our donation program.

The website will be updated with new information, so please continue to check the site for additional details and announcements.

For more technical training, certification and education for remote workforces, see the Zeiss Academy e-learning portal

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Genentech Updates Payment Terms

GENENTECH PAYMENT TERMS UPDATE

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of practices, Genentech has announced extensions to physician payment terms for LUCENTIS purchases from authorized distributors:

Terms have been extended to 120 days on eligible purchases from April 1, 2020, as well as retroactively for LUCENTIS purchased on or after March 1, 2020.

Eligible practices are temporarily eligible for payment terms of up to 120 days (previously 60 days), subject to distributor qualification.

 

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PUBLISHED UPDATES ON THE CARES ACT

PUBLISHED UPDATES ON THE CARES ACT

Practices looking for the latest information on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can view a summary here. You’ll find a brief digest on Medicare changes, changing requirements, and other practice-critical information.

 

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