Air Puff Tonometry Procedure

Air puff tonometry is a non-invasive method of measuring intraocular pressure (IOP). It's not very accurate but is good for screening purposes. Those with glaucoma can be assesses with more reliable methods like applanation tonometry. Tonopen is another reliable and effective device which can be used to measure eye pressure but air puff tonometer is more commonly used by ophthalmologists and optometrists all over the world because of convenience. Here is a humorous way to look [...]

2017-02-27T22:13:52+05:30February 27th, 2017|Equipment, Humor|0 Comments

Ophthalmic Equipment Market to Grow and Expand Rapidly

USA, Canada, Europe, India and China are the biggest markets for the ophthalmic equipment and devices. With rapidly changing technology, ophthalmology practice will see significant growth in the coming years. Global ophthalmology device market has emerged as one of the growing segments in medical devices market, due to increased demand of ophthalmology devices for treatment of eye diseases. Moreover, increasing prevalence of eye disorders, aging population, increasing government investment towards research activities and technical advancements [...]

2017-01-18T14:19:17+05:30January 18th, 2017|Equipment, Technology|0 Comments

‘3nethra Neo’ to Detect Retinopathy of Prematurity in Premature Babies

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a condition of retina which affects premature newborns with low birth weight. Two risk factors for ROP are associated systemic illnesses and high concentration of oxygen which is usually given to premature babies. A company based in Bengaluru, India 'Forus Health' has developed an imaging system which they call as '3nethra Neo'. This is a hand-held and easy-to-use device to detect cases of retinopathy of prematurity. "There is no moving [...]