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December 6, 2021

What is Visual Acuity?

Visual acuity refers to the clarity or clearness of the vision, a measure of how well a person sees. The ...

Precision Vision: PVVAT Computerized Visual Acuity Testing Software Version 2.3 – Precision Vision


Precision Vision® is the world leader in quality vision testing products and the ETDRS Illuminator Cabinet™. We are committed to providing you with top quality products and service for your vision testing needs.

Good Samaritan Health Center Atlanta

The Good Samaritan Health Center (“Good Sam”), a non-profit healthcare practice, was formed by Dr. Bill Warren in 1998 and opened for service in 1999, with a staff of eight, and a handful of volunteers. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the Center has grown rapidly having over 17,500 patient visits in 2006.

Good Sam honored Dr. Barry Schirack in June 2008 for his volunteer services.  As an optometrist at the Center, Dr. Schirack has been taking care of the eyes of Good Sam patients for over three years. He comes to the Center every six to eight weeks on Thursdays, his day off.  Dr. Schirack first learned about Good Sam when Dr. Warren came to his professional society’s meeting to ask for volunteers.

Dr. Schirack not only brings his knowledge of optometry to Good Sam, he also is able to use his Spanish speaking skills.  Dr. Schirack says he loves the atmosphere of the Center because the staff is so “cool, calm, and collected.”  He appreciates Good Sam’s comprehensive medical care with doctors, dentists, and counselors all under one roof. He also is inspired by his patients, many of whom are immigrants who have traveled far and worked hard but still need just a little assistance that Good Sam can help provide.

The Good Samaritan Health Center is seeking Optometrists and Ophthalmologists volunteers to serve patients.  Not only are you able to practice medicine for the less fortunate, you are able to do it without the hassle of paper work or the aggravation of managed care.  Their volunteer schedule is very flexible, and they will work with you and your time constraints.

For information, you may visit Good Sam’s website at or contact Delise White, the volunteer coordinator at (404) 523-6571 extension 257, or  Delise would be happy to speak with you and arrange a visit and tour of the Center.

Good Samaritan Health Center Atlanta
239 Ivan Allen Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313-1949

Dr. Barry Schirack’s private practice is located just north of Atlanta in Acworth, Georgia.

Two New Members Join the Precision Vision® Team

It is with great delight to announce we have added two new members to the Precision Vision team, Nancy Malone and Laura E. Rodriguez.

Nancy Malone

Nancy came to Precision Vision with over 20 years of sales and marketing experience.   Her background includes extensive experience as a Professional Marketing Consultant to provide customers with the best products and services for their needs.  Her extensive experience with trade shows such as AAO, and ASCRS has allowed her to step into this industry with full confidence of growing and establishing new business, as well as developing long term relationships with existing customers.

Having been awarded the Top Producer Award and Most Valuable Player Award for the last 2 years prior to becoming part of Precision Vision, she always strives to achieve the highest honors for the company she represents. Nancy is proud to be part of Precision Vision, and looks forward to working with everyone in the industry.

Laura E. Rodriguez

Laura began her career in the ophthalmic industry with Medical Solution Engineering Corp. (MSE Corp.).  MSE recently joined Precision Vision along with their acuity visual software AVS™.  She has a broad knowledge of the ophthalmic industry, specifically geared towards visual acuity software, practice management and EMR software technology.  Laura will take an active role in sales, customer service, and technical support for PVVAT™.  The future of AVS™ will evolve as an international software tool.

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami in Music, and a bachelor’s degree from Franklin University in Human Resources Management.


New Release of PVVAT™ – Computerized Visual Acuity Software

Precision Vision introduces Version 2.3 of PVVAT™ Visual Acuity Software.  The new release increases customization, settings, and new tests.  We have made great strides in continuing to be the leader in visual acuity software.  Together with our partner, EyeMotion, our recent version includes built in Patient Education Modules all accessible through the remote control.

  • Ease of inverse colors on the Amsler’s Grid
  • Fantastic Red/Blue Butterfly Stereo Chart
  • Fun and Interactive Pointers
  • Improved Color Test, more plates have been added
  • Several other enhancements

With the ease of having everything at your fingertips, the PVVAT™ provides all you need in one product. Version 2.3 is currently available for Mac. The PC version will be available soon.


Upcoming Events

Both Nancy and Laura are a welcome addition to the Precision Vision team.  You may have already been introduced to both of them, but in the event you have not we invite you to give us a call or meet us at one of our upcoming events to say hello.  You can find Precision Vision exhibiting at the following events:

ESCRS – September 13-16, 2008 in Berlin, Germany at Booth 1304, Hall 13

International Vision Expo West – October 3-5, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV at Booth MS3073

AAO – October 22-24, 2008 in Anaheim, CA at Booth 935

AOA – November 8-11, 2008 in Atlanta, GA at Booth 1920

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