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3 Alternatives for Your Next Portable Slit Lamp Purchase

Portable Slit Lamp

Portable slit lamps have come a long way in the last few years. They are not manufactured anymore from low quality plastic and lens.

Now you will find a refined, durable and high quality lenses in their place with options of LED illumination or even full color screens.

Illumination control and slit width are standard, and they weight almost nothing. Perfect for applications in remote areas or bed patients and children.

Here we examine 3 options you should consider for your next hand held slit lamp. Continue reading 3 Alternatives for Your Next Portable Slit Lamp Purchase

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D-Eye Ophthalmoscope Scores Well for Glaucoma Screening

Retinal Photo

Comparison of Smartphone Ophthalmoscopy with Slit-Lamp Biomicroscopy for Grading Vertical Cup-to-Disc Ratio

D-EYE, a leading developer of advanced devices for mass health screenings and data analytics is pleased to share the publication of a study comparing the D-EYE Ophthalmoscope  with slit lamp technology.

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D-eye Ophthalmoscope for Pediatric Examination – Case Study

“The D-EYE Retinal Imaging System efficiently captures quality photos of the posterior pole in situations where standard fundus photography was impractical” – Doctor Pihlblad

D-EYE Retinal Screening SystemPresented by Ross Eye Institute at the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Conference (AAPOS) 

D-Eye Ophthalmoscope Pediatric Case Study
D-Eye Ophthalmoscope Pediatric Case Study

PADOVA, Italy and PASADENA, Calif. – May 10, 2016– Matthew S. Pihlblad, MD and Steven G. Stockslager, MD, physicians from the Ross Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, The State University of New York at Buffalo incorporated the D-EYE Smartphone Retinal Imaging System into a recent study to determine if the system was a beneficial alternative for fundus imaging in the pediatric population. The results of the study were presented to the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology (AAPOS) at the organization’s annual conference.

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D-Eye Ophthalmoscope: Interview with the inventor, Dr. Andrea Russo

Dr. Andrea Russo

This is a D-Eye review transcript of an exclusive interview with the italian inventor of the D-Eye Ophthalmoscope

The new D-Eye Ophthalmoscope , designed by Doctor Andrea Russo, allows to perform a screening of the retina through an optical device that attaches magnetically to the back camera of the most popular smartphones.

This allows to get high resolution pictures and video of the retina for further diagnosis. It includes a free App (iphone and android) that will guide the doctor step by step how to take the pictures. The App will store and share the patient’s information. Continue reading D-Eye Ophthalmoscope: Interview with the inventor, Dr. Andrea Russo

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iPhone Slit Lamp Adapter – Full Review

iPhone 6 Camera
iPhone 6 Camera

A smart way to take great slit lamp pictures is with an iPhone slit lamp adapter.

If you are a curious person then by now you have been trying taking pictures through your slit lamp with your iPhone, right?

I will go into details on the advantages of using an iPhone slit lamp adapter as your main tool for digital photography, the different options you will find in the market and how to use it to create awesome pictures.

What was the first thing  your tried to do when you got your first iPhone? For me it was the camera. The TV ads would not stop promoting the idea that this new iPhone will be the only camera we needed. So I had to test it…and I was not disappointed.

While Apple kept busy launching new versions of the iPhone; 3, 4, 4s, 5, 5s, etc. the camera has been always one of the main focus of improvement: from the starting 3 megapixels on the first version to today’s 8 megapixels, bigger sensors, improved focus and faster pictures.

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Slit Lamp Camera Adapter – A Solid Option for Eye Photography

Slit Lamp Camera Adapter
Slit Lamp Camera Adapter

Just a few years ago the optometrist will take pictures of the anterior segment using a simple “point and shoot” camera and focusing through the slit lamp eyepiece.

Today we have a slit lamp camera adapter that will plug in directly over the eyepiece or will replace it. These compact cameras will also allow you to take videos, which are useful for fundus photography.

We might think that due to the growing popularity and quality improvements on cameras in smartphones, that they are the best option for slit lamp examination , but most of the time it will be faster and more convenient to dedicate a compact camera.

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Slit Lamp Photography Within Your Reach

Slit Lamp Photography
The Amazing Eye

I can still remember the first time I used a slit lamp.

After looking at it and thinking “What a weird shape for a microscope”, I sat on the stool and looked through the eyepieces into a human eye like I’d never looked before.

My first thought was “Wow!“. That was it. I would never see the eyes in the same way again. I had  discovered the beauty and detail of the amazing EYE.

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