Old Vision Elite 12 Update Log
The followings are some of the features in the old Vision Elite
In CL Order printout, the CL Description has been
In Dispensing/Frame Setup under Maintenance, there is a
new "Frame Gallery Supplier List" button which allows you to edit the
link between your Supplier Code and the Frame Gallery Supplier.
In Eyetalk Import/Update, the Checkbox will now default
to what they were last time.
In the Image screen, the "Copy to Temp Folder" now works
for multiple folders setup as well. It will copy to the first one in the
In the Spec screen, If there is a frame trace, you can
now delete the frame trace by right-clicking on the Display Frame Shape
button to bring up the option to delete.
Vision can automatically change the DVA fees
for optical appliances to the new fees. The first time you start Vision
after the update, it will ask you whether you want the fees to be
Under Maintenance - Email & SMS Messaging Setup, you can
now use the following merge fields for Appointment Notification and
In the Patient's Letter screen, you can now email the
patient's letter. The letter will be sent as an attachment.
When a Bulk Billing period is closed, the "Outstanding"
now defaults to Y.
This Update contains the program to update to the new fees for Medicare and Patient consultation. For practices that are in Vision
Maintenance, you can run the latest Vision Elite Update anytime before 1
Nov. Then the first time you start Vision on 1 Nov, it will
automatically ask you whether you want the fees to be changed. (This Fee
Change program does not get activated until 1 Nov, which means that
there is no need to wait until 1 Nov to run the Vision Update. As a
matter of fact, you are recommended to run the Vision Update a few days
before 1 Nov, to prepare for the fee change which will get activated
automatically on 1 Nov.)
Vision can now interface with the Xero Accounting System
(contact SUNIX for setup).
In the Appointment screen, you can now email Appointment
Notification to notify the patient of the details of the appointment.
In the Appointment screen, you can also email
Appointment Reminder to remind the patient of the appointment.
The Appointment Notification & Reminder email Templates
can be set up in Maintenance - Email & SMS Messaging Setup.
In the Spectacle screen, when creating a new Warranty job, a Reason box would come up
next to the Job Type.
Under Dispensing, the Spectacle Remake/Wastage Report now
shows the Reason for warranty.
More frames are added into the Frame Gallery for
Australia and New Zealand.
For NZ, some lens video (Varilux, Airwear and Junior) are
now automatically linked to the corresponding Supplier Product Code.
When Vision is started, it can be set up to ask whether to download Lens
Video. Just click Yes. So if you are already set up for Essilor or
Winlinx, in the Lens Pick List, the "Video" button of those lenses
should be active and you can click onto it to play the Video.
For Eyecare Plus practices, you can add the Eyecare Plus
Codes in by:
Exit out of Vision on all computers
From the V2K folder, double click onto the "eyecarepluscode.exe"
or "eyecarepluscode" program.
For Multiple-branch setup, the Outstanding Bulk Billing
Accounts now show the Branch Code as well.
In Report Setup, the picklist of the Optional
Report File can now show more than 250 entries
In the Spectacle screen, it is new field called Fitting
By which can be a lab or dispenser that did the fitting.
Under Dispensing, there is a new Spectacle Fitted by
Under Dispensing, the Spectacle Remake/Wastage Report
too has an extra "Fitted By" column.
In the Consultation screen, the field length of UVA R, L
and OU, as well as the Cover Test D and N have been increased
By default, the Patient Details screen will offset when
the second or subsequent patient(s) are opened. (If you do not wish to
offset, go to Maintenance - Default Parameter, and click onto "Patient
Form and Input Format", to untick "Offset Patient Form when opening
multiple patient recordes")
There is now "Age" in the Full Consultation printout.
In the Open Patient screen, you can now search patients
by their Email address.
In the Newsletter List screen, there is a new button
"Export to Email" which will bring up the Email screen with the exported
Newsletter List as an attachment, ready to go.
Straight after a frame has been downloaded from the Frame
Gallery, you can create a "New Spectacle Record with Frame from Frame
Gallery" which will automatically insert the last downloaded frame.
In the Patient Details screen, there is a new button next
to the Medicare No which will show other patients with the same Medicare
No (if any).
The Medicare button also copies the Medicare No so that
you can press Ctrl V to paste it somewhere else, e.g. onto the Medicare
Items Online Checker website. Alternatively, you can copy by R-clicking
onto the Medicare No during modifying mode.
In the Therapeutic Prescription screen, you can now tick
the "Authority Prescription" box to generate an Authority Prescription
No. This Authority Prescription No will get printed in the PBS Authority
Prescription once a Phone Approval No is entered.
When creating a new Contact Lens Order, the Replenish
Period will be copied automatically from the previous order. To "set"
the Replenish Date, all you need to do is to press Enter or Tab at the
Replenish Period which will automatically calculate the Replenish Date
from today's date. You can press Enter or Tab to "set" the Replenish
Date when the patient orders the lenses or when the patient collects the
In the Contact Lens Consultation screen, the Centration,
Movement, Rotation and the results of the optional test are not
capitalized any more.
New report for the new 3x11 Avery label (L7157). To set
up, all you need to do is to enter "vPatAdr3column4" for Recall or
Newsletter Label in the Report Setup under Maintenance.
In the Consultation screen, when the mouse is hovered
over the Rx Notes (the ones next to the "Inter" column), the full
content (tool tip) will be shown.
The Pick List Description is now lengthened.
When creating a new Consultation or Spectacle record, a
slash comes up automatically in the Mono PD (if there is no
previous Mono PD). Distance PD is to be entered before the slash, and
Near PD is to be entered after the slash.
The "Optometrist/Doctor Details" button is back on
the Quick Menu.
Under Statistics, there is a new Spectacle Profit & Loss.
Under Financial, there is a new Consultation report
The names of the previously opened patients shown in the Quick Menu are
now saved even after you exit out of Vision. Upto 25 names of previously
opened patients are saved per Login. So, when you
re-start Vision, those names will
re-appear in the Quick Menu.
You can clear the names in the Quick Meun by R-clicking
onto any name and then L-click onto "Clear Patient List".
In the Billing screen, you can now email the invoice,
statement, Medicare, Bulk Billing Account etc.
In the Spectacle screen, you can now email Spectacle
Record, Lens Order, Quotes etc.
When emailing recalls or newsletter, you can set the
number of emails to send (because most ISP will not allow sending large
number of emails).
In the Letter Template Patient under Maintenance, there
is a new Delete button for deleting the highlighted menu option.
For NZ, there is a new Therapeutic Rx printout, which
shows the quantity and no of repeats.
The Spectacle Quote printout now also show the GST.
In the Spectacle screen, the Advance Progressive
Parameters now stores more measurement including the Eyecode
The first time you start SUNIX Vision version 12, you
will be asked whether you want to download Lens Video (Lens Video are
informational video to be used to show to patient. It helps to promote
premium lenses to patients.)
set the "Check for New Video" to be Daily, Weekly,
Monthly or Never. (Lateron, if you want to change this setup, you can
change it in Maintenance - Dispensing Frame Setup.)
click the "Download Lens Video" button if you have broadband internet connection, and it will start the download
in the background.
In the Lens Pick List, you can now click onto the "Video"
button to play the lens video (if there is video for that lens).
At the moment, there are 4 video available (Airwear,
Crizal, Junior, Varilux). In Maintenance - Lens Code Setup Spectacles,
those Supplier Product Codes are already linked to the corresponding video.
If you update from Eyetalk or if you use Winlinx or Essilink, there
should already be a Supplier Product Code. But if you do not use
Eyetalk, Winlinx or Essilink, you can manually enter either the Supplier Product Code
from the supplier or just type in the word Airwear,
Crizal, Junior or Varilux.
In the Quick Menu, there is a new button for the SUNIX
Frame Gallery which show frames of various suppliers.
The first time you start the Frame Gallery,
you will be asked to install Silverlight. Just follow the prompts to run and
If you don't have the right version of
".NET", you will also need to install it from Microsoft. You can
click onto the link below to go to the Microsoft website:
Once you start the Frame Gallery, a "Frame Gallery
Downloader" will open in the background. Do not close the "Frame Gallery
Downloader" otherwise you will not be able to download frames from the Frame Gallery into
In the Frame Gallery, you can search, view and download
To download frames from the Frame Gallery into SUNIX
Tick the frames you want to select
Click onto the Download button at the bottom right of the
screen, and a Download Frames list will come up
Check that the list is correct, and if desired, enter the Qty. Then click onto the "Download to SUNIX
The first time you download for a supplier, it will ask
you to link to your Supplier Code. Once linked, it will not ask you for
the Supplier Code for future downloads for that supplier.
Then if applicable, change the Frame Status and/or enter
the Display Stock Type, and click OK.
After all files are successfully transferred, you can
click onto the X to close the "Download Progress" screen.
The Contact Lens Consultation screen has expanded. There
are now new fields for Over Rx, Centration, Movement, Rotation and one
that you can enter your own heading.
In the top toolbar, there are 2 new buttons next to
Consult for going to previous or next consultation and prescription CL
Orders (skipping the Repeat CL Orders).
In the Spec screen, the E Order button now has an extra
option for Essilor FrameLINK (ordering Frame & Lens package through
Essilor). To set up, go to Maintenance - Dispensing/Frame Setup. Then
click onto the "More" button. At Essilor FrameLINK, select Winlinx,
Essilink or Email.
SUNIX now interfaces with the new Hoyalog.
Vision Elite Report log
The followings are new reports or reports that have been changed in
the updates (blue means changes are more
than just cosmetic):
Spectacle Fitted By Report
Spectacle Remake Report
Consultation Record - Spectacle
Consultation Record - Spectacle (Long Format)
Spectacle Profit & Loss
Consultation Report without Billing
Spectacle Lens Order - Progressive
Spectacle Record - Progressive