Definition : Ophthalmic measuring instruments designed to determine the thickness of the cornea. The instruments may consist of contact devices using ultrasonic technology that generate pulses and measure the time differences of the echoes or of noncontact devices that use an optical technology that includes a microscope with a light source to generate slit images and an alignment component to adjust and measure the light reflection from the cornea. Other instruments use a dedicated camera system with image processing software to image, measure, and analyze the anterior part of the eye. Pachymeters are used mainly to detect glaucoma or for planning refractive surgery.

Entry Terms : "Ophthalmic Measuring Instruments" , "Measuring Instruments, Ophthalmic"

UMDC code : 16330

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Accutome Inc

Company Type: Parent

Belrose Refracting Equipment Co Inc

Company Type: Parent

Belrose Refracting Equipment Co. has been a leader in the optical industry for the finest in new and reconditioned ophthalmic and laboratory equipment. We have continued our tradition of quality instruments by pursuing purchases of the best brands possibly available.

DGH Technology Inc

Company Type: Parent

DGH Technology, Inc. is the acknowledged world-wide leader and the pace-setter for ultrasonic equipment for eye care professionals since 1982. The OHT Study used DGH pachymeters exclusively to insure accurate, reliable, reproducible central corneal measurements. The pachymeter exclusive measurement algorithm ensures perpendicularity of the probe transducer to with in 10 degrees.


Company Type: Parent

Mastel Precision Surgical Instruments Inc

Company Type: Parent

Mastel Precision has been involved exclusively in the design and production of ophthalmic surgical instrumentation for more than 25 years.

Sonogage Inc

Company Type: Parent

Sonogage, Inc. was founded in 1985, to provide state-of-the-art ultrasonic instrumentation at economical prices. Sonogage has pioneered instrumentation and has revolutionized ultrasonic pachometry.

Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments

Company Type: Parent

Founded in 1988, Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments established itself as a distributor of traditional exam lane equipment, offering top notch knowledge and service to professional nationwide. Seeing the opportunity in the marketplace for new and more efficient ophthalmic technology solutions, Veatch branched out in 1992 to create ReSeeVit digital imaging. ReSeeVit pioneered a new digital imaging concept which had an immediate and positive impact in the ophthalmic equipment market.

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