2013-03-12 17:33:32 - Invented by an ophthalmologist, the EyeQuick is the world’s smallest integrated ophthalmic camera
(EMAILWIRE.COM, March 12, 2013 ) El Paso, Texas – EyeQuick™ is introducing an updated version of the EyeQuick™ Digital Ophthalmoscope Camera. The new camera has the same great ability to obtain digital photographs and videos of the retina and anterior segment, but with new menu features and key design changes. The EyeQuick camera gives the clinician a means to document pathology in any setting and on patients of any age or physical capability, because it is brought to the patient no matter where the patient is or what position they are in.
Designed for ease of use, the EyeQuick captures photographs and videos with the press of a button. Images are instantly viewable on the built-in LCD screen and at any
time can be exported via the EyeQuick’s USB port. Using a computer, the images can then be reviewed or filed in an EMR or image management software package. They can also be printed for storage in paper charts or emailed to referring physicians.
“After five years of development, we are excited to offer this important technology to clinicians around the world,” said Dr. Marc Ellman, EyeQuick’s inventor and an ophthalmologist in El Paso, Texas. “Even physicians who have traditional tabletop ophthalmic cameras will be able to enhance patient care through the EyeQuick’s portability and versatility.”
Given that the EyeQuick Digital Ophthalmoscope Camera has received an FDA 510(k) clearance, users in the United States can bill for retinal and anterior segment photography taken with the device, when appropriate to do so. This gives the EyeQuick a superb return on investment, with many physicians paying back the cost within a few months.
The EyeQuick combines the hand-held portability of the ophthalmoscope, the imaging power of the table-top retina camera, and the ease-of-use of a commercial digital camera. The EyeQuick was developed to be both lightweight and wireless. At 13 ounces and 9 inches, it weighs about as much as a full can of soda and stands about as high as two stacked soda cans. The EyeQuick comes with a rechargeable battery and a sturdy metal carrying case.
The EyeQuick Digital Ophthalmoscope Camera is distributed by EyeQuick, LLC of El Paso, TX and manufactured by Miller Technical Services of Canton, MI. Ordering information for EyeQuick is available at www.EyeQuick.com, via email to Info@EyeQuick.com
, or by calling (800) 596-8335. Miller Technical Services can be reached via their website at www.MTSmedicalMfg.com or by calling (734) 738-1970.
A high-resolution image of the EyeQuick™ Digital Ophthalmoscope Camera is available upon request. Contact EyeQuick at 915-239-4584 or Sales@EyeQuick.com
for an interview with EyeQuick inventor, Dr. Marc Ellman.
NOTE: PLEASE VISIT EYEQUICK AT VISION EXPO EAST IN NEW YORK CITY, BOOTH MS6949.
Dr Marc Ellman
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