The Problem: Balance Disorders

  • “Dizziness is one of the most common complaints in ambulatory care, accounting for nearly 8 million outpatient visits annually in the United States”
  • Balance related falls account for more than one-half of the accidental deaths in the elderly.
  • Balance related falls cause over 250,000 hip fractures a year in individuals over 65 years of age.
  • The number one complaint by older patients
  • The third complaint by all age groups
  • 90 million Americans will be affected sometime during their lifetime.
  • About one out of ten falls among older adults result in a serious injury that requires hospitalization
  • “A new Johns Hopkins research report says emergency room visits for severe dizziness have grown exponentially in recent years, with costs topping $3.9 billion in 2011 and projected to reach $4.4 billion by 2015″

The Unmet Need: Detection, Confirmation and Proper Treatment of Balance Disorders

  • Patients are frequently misdiagnosed due to lack of access to accurate diagnostic equipment.
  • Even if a clinician can detect the signs of a balance problem they may not be able to determine which particular vestibular or central nervous system disorder is causing the problem.
  • When diagnosing balance disorders it can be hard to distinguish central nervous system problems from vestibular problems.
  • Children with vestibular disorders are sometimes incorrectly diagnosed as learning disabled, dyslexic, or with psychological problems.
  • There is a need for widely available, objective and standardized testing for balance disorders.

The Solution: iVNG balanceback™ System:

    • Fast, accurate and quantitative tests that may be used to accurately diagnose balance disorders and dfferentiate between:
      • Central Nervous System Disorders
      • Vestibular Disorders
      • Other Balance Disorders
    • Evidenced based medicine that aids in accurately detecting, confirming and treating balance disorders.
    • Straightforward Clinical interpretation
    • Accredited Training (6 CE Credits) included with purchase
    • Access to Monthly Webinars with Clinicians
    • Voice Commands
    • Video Playback of recorded eye movements
    • Video Professor
    • 39 Standardized Tests
    • Ability to create your own Custom Test Templates
    • Patented Goggles, providing the most advanced tracking technology.
    • iFind™ automates the setup of pupil tracking, saving you time; keeping test time short, quick and accurate.
    • The iFind™ function automatically sets the zoom, panning, and crosshair adjustment for most patients
    • Patented Goggles  are lightweight and designed for easy set up; eliminating the need to adjust knobs;  all adjustments are performed on the software during set up  for patient and clinician convenience.
    • Automatic zoom in/out directly from computer screen for both pupils or individually
    • Test both horizontal and vertical channels

ExacTrak™Toolset balanceback™’s proprietary software enhancement results in better eye tracking and fewer re-tests. Features Include:

  • Noise filters remove most blinks and handles droopy eye issues (ptosis)
  • Record, save, and playback the video sequence
  • Analyze the associated test data appearing in a graph on your screen
  • Automatically spots and marks nystagmus and interprets results for you on the spot. Allows clinicians to mark their own data if preferred.

Additional balanceback™’s proprietary software enhancements and benefits Include:

  • Measure both Horizontal and Vertical Channels
  • Dual infrared cameras
  • Easy To Use: Software can be controlled by technician by Voice Command, Remote Control, Foot Pedal or with keyboard.
  • Easy to administer test with Voice Commanded Patient Instructions
  • Cost effective
  • Manufactured, Engineered and Designed in the USA
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Fast, accurate and quantitative test that may be used to evaluate patients who present with balance disorders. Including providing definitive data as to the cause of dizziness stemming from:

Central Nervous System Disorders

- Migraine Associated Vertigo

- Tumor

- Stroke

- Trauma

- Multiple Sclerosis

Vestibular Disorders

- Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

- Meniere’s Disease

- Labyrinthitis

- Ototoxic Vestibulopathy

- Vestibular Neuritis

Other Conditions

- Acoustic Neuromas

- Meniere’s Disease

- Viral Infections of the inner ear

- Cerebellopontine Angle (CPA)Tumors

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