State-of-the-Art Instrumentation

Centre for Eye Health provides access to the latest diagnostic instrumentation for assessing the structural and functional integrity of the eye and visual pathways.

Below is a list and brief description of the instrumentation currently available for use upon referral by registered eye-health practitioners. It is envisaged that additional equipment will be purchased during the future operation of the Centre.

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CFEH Instrument list

Canon Fundus Photography

Specific Instrument CF-1 mydriatic and CR-1 non-mydriatic fundus cameras
Measures/Output En face colour fundus images
Sample clinical use Stereoscopic viewing of the optic nerve head, imaging of retinal and choroidal pathology
CF-1 mydriatic and CR-1 non-mydriatic fundus cameras

 

Confoscan Corneal Assessment

Specific Instrument Nidek Confoscan 4
Measures/Output En face confocal microscopy of the cornea with up to 500x magnification
Sample clinical use Epithelial/total corneal thickness, corneal substructure and morphology, endothelial cell count
Nidek Confoscan 4

 

Diagnosys Electrophysiology Suite

Specific Instrument Diagnosys
Measures/Output Electrophysiological assessment of the retina (ERG) and visual pathways (VEP) using full-field
and multifocal stimulation
Sample clinical use Retinal dystrophies, visual pathway lesions
Diagnosys

 

GDx Scanning Laser Polarimetry

Specific Instrument GDx Pro
Measures/Output Peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer thickness with ECC and VCC options
Sample clinical use Glaucoma, optic neuropathies
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GDx Pro

 

Haag-Streit Digital Goldmann Tonometry

Specific Instrument AT 900D
Measures/Output Goldmann tonometry to 0.5mmHg with digital output
Sample clinical use Intraocular pressure measurement
AT 900D

 

Haag-Streit Optical Biometry Using Partial Coherence Interferometry

Specific Instrument Lensstar
Measures/Output Axial length, corneal thickness, anterior chamber depth, crystalline lens thickness, vitreous
chamber depth, retinal thickness, IOL power
Sample clinical use Assessment for cataract surgery, glaucoma, myopia progression
Lensstar

 

Haag-Streit Pachymetry

Specific Instrument Haag-Streit OLCR pachymeter
Measures/Output Corneal thickness to one micrometer accuracy using an interferometry technique
Sample clinical use Central corneal thickness
Haag-Streit OLCR pachymeter

 

Haag-Streit Video Slit Lamp Imaging

Specific Instrument Haag-Streit BQ 900 video slit lamps and Haag-Streit BX photographic slit lamp
Measures/Output Video and still digital imaging of the anterior segment
Sample clinical use Imaging pathology of the anterior segment of the eye
Haag-Streit BQ 900 video slit lamps and Haag-Streit BX photographic slit lamp

 

Heidelberg HRT3 Corneal Assessment

Specific Instrument HRT III with Rostock Cornea Module
Measures/Output En face confocal microscopy of the cornea
Sample clinical use Epithelial/total corneal thickness, corneal substructure and morphology, endothelial cell count
HRT III with Rostock Cornea Module

 

Heidelberg HRT3 Glaucoma Assessment

Specific Instrument HRT III with glaucoma module
Measures/Output Confocal microscopy of the optic nerve head, optic nerve head morphology, peripapillary
retinal nerve fibre layer thickness
Sample clinical use Glaucoma, optic neuropathies
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HRT III with glaucoma module

 

Heidelberg Optical Coherence Tomography

Specific Instrument Spectralis OCT
Measures/Output Retinal/macula/optic nerve head cross-section and morphology, macular thickness,
peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer thickness, fundus auto-fluorescence
Sample clinical use Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, retinal dystrophies
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Spectralis OCT

 

Humphrey Visual Field Analysis

Specific Instrument HFA Model 750
Measures/Output Sensitivity of the visual field using white-on-white or blue/yellow stimuli plus GPA analysis
Sample clinical use Glaucoma assessment, pathology of the anterior and posterior visual pathways
HFA Model 750

 

Humphrey Matrix Perimetry

Specific Instrument Matrix
Measures/Output Sensitivity of the visual field using frequency-doubling stimuli
Sample clinical use Glaucoma assessment, pathology of the anterior and posterior visual pathways
Matrix

 

iCare Tonometer

Specific Instrument iCare rebound tonometer
Measures/Output Intraocular pressure measurement without corneal anaesthesia
Sample clinical use Glaucoma assessment
iCare rebound tonometer

 

ImagineEyes Wavefront Aberrometry

Specific Instrument IRX3
Measures/Output Total eye refractive aberrations expressed in Zernike coefficients, modulation transfer and
point spread function, Strehl ratio
Sample clinical use Assessment for, and post-operative management of, refractive/cataract surgery, keratoconus
IRX3

 

Keeler Wireless Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopy

Specific Instrument Keeler Vantage wireless and video LED binocular indirect ophthalmoscopes
Measures/Output Imaging of the posterior eye and ability to record results using video technology
Sample clinical use Assessment of the retina
Keeler Vantage wireless and video LED binocular indirect ophthalmoscopes

 

Medmont Corneal Topography

Specific Instrument E300
Measures/Output Corneal topography and curvature variations across the corneal surface
Sample clinical use Keratoconus, corneal graft, pterygium
E300

 

Oculus Pentacam Scheimpflug Photography

Specific Instrument Pentacam HR
Measures/Output Anterior chamber cross section and volumetric assessment, total corneal pachymetry, corneal
aberration analysis, crystalline lens densitometry
Sample clinical use Keratoconus, corneal dystrophies, glaucoma assessment, cataract surgery assessment
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Pentacam HR

 

Optomap Wide-Field Fundus Photography

Specific Instrument Optomap P20MA
Measures/Output Wide-field fundus photography
Sample clinical use Diabetic retinopathy, peripheral retinal disorders, choroidal nevi/melanoma
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Optomap P20MA

 

Optovue Optical Coherence Tomography

Specific Instrument Optovue
Measures/Output Anterior segment/retinal/macula/optic nerve head cross-section and morphology, macular
thickness, peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer thickness
Sample clinical use Lasik, keratoconus, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma,
retinal dystrophies
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Optovue

 

Pascal Tonometer

Specific Instrument Pascal dynamic contour tonometer
Measures/Output Measures intraocular pressure by a method which reduces the effect of corneal properties on the measurement
Sample clinical use Glaucoma
Pascal dynamic contour tonometer

 

Pachmate Ultrasonic Pachymetry

Specific Instrument DGH pachmate
Measures/Output Total corneal thickness
Sample clinical use Glaucoma assessment, corneal disorders
DGH pachmate

 

Tomey A-Scan and B-Scan Ultrasonography

Specific Instrument UD-6000a
Measures/Output A-Scan biometry and B-Scan eye cross-section/morphology
Sample clinical use Assessment for cataract surgery, posterior eye tumours, optic disc drusen
UD-6000a

 
 
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