Article Date: 11/1/2010

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For your Patients and Practice

Anterior segment camera

■ The EC 100, from Eye Photo Systems, Inc., is a high-resolution digital anterior segment camera that mounts to your slit lamp. The device, which was developed by an optometrist, enables live viewing, video capture and still image capture. Also, it contains a movable beam-splitter and adjustable aperture to allow unobstructed views with a selectable field of depth. Finally, it features Easy Capture technology, which auto-calibrates the device to the cornea, lens, conjunctiva, iris, retina, etc.

Eye Photo Systems, Inc.
Phone: (888) 528-9701

The EC 100 enables live viewing, video capture and still image capture.

Hand-held magnifier

■ The 4x Mobilux Hand-held Magnifier, from Eschenbach Optik, is a 75mm x 50mm rectangular hybrid lens comprised of an upper refractive lens and a lower multi-order diffractive lens. This results in a 16.00D lens, which provides a wide field of view, the company says. In addition to the lens, the magnifier features a bright LED light that lasts for 10,000 hours and a removable plastic lens cover to protect the lens.

Eschenbach Optik
Phone:(800) 487-5389

Scanning laser ophthalmoscope

■ The P200 Dx, from Optos, is a scanning laser ophthalmoscope designed for wellness screenings. It provides improved image quality compared with the previous model, the P200. Specifically, it provides you with improved image detail in the central pole as well as the periphery. In addition, the device offers historical image overlay and e-mail capability, so you can provide patients with a 3D Wrap video of their Optomap image.

Optos Plc
Phone:(800) 854-3039

The P200DX provides improved image detail in the central pole as well as the periphery.


■ Juicy Couture's Create sunwear, manufactured by Safilo Group, is a "vintage-inspired oversized plastic shape frame" that features a "keyhole" bridge design. In addition, it comes with an extra pair of contrasting-colored temples: black with pink temples, tortoise with coral temples, coral with aqua temples and blue with white temples. Finally, the left temple of the Create sunwear line includes the Juicy Couture logo, while the company's signature heart-shape cutout can be found on the right temple tip.

Safilo Group
Phone: (800) 631-1188

The Create sunwear line comes with an extra pair of contrasting-colored temples.

product notes

MaxiAids, a low vision supplier for Independent Living and its Vision Care Professionals division, have announced they've been selected as the exclusive North American distributors of Obrira precision optics. Visit

MaximEyes electronic health records, from First Insight, now directly integrates with the AFC Pro Photographer Fundus camera, from NIDEK.

Alcon recently introduced the WaveLight Refractive Suite, which is comprised of the company's 200 kHz WaveLight FS200 femtosecond laser, the 500 Hz WaveLight EX500 excimer laser and WaveNet, which is an integrated computer network that provides patient data transfer within the Refractive Suite.

Optometric Management, Issue: November 2010