Canon U.S.A. to Exhibit Its Full Line-up of Ophthalmic Devices at 2012 Joint
Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Canon will showcase solutions designed to help enhance quality of patient care
and improve diagnostic processes and workflows
2012 Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
CHICAGO -- November 08, 2012
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will exhibit a wide
array of innovative ophthalmic solutions during the 2012 Joint Meeting of the
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) on November 10-13, 2012 at McCormick
Place in Chicago. Canon will also feature specific solutions that have been
designed to support practitioners as they continue striving to provide
high-quality care with tight resources and increased time constraints.
Technological advancements have had a positive and astounding effect on
helping practitioners to reach a high quality diagnosis in less time. Canon’s
new developments, demonstrated at the booth, provide practitioners with the
opportunity to offer improved patient care, clearly detect parts of the eye
that had previously been difficult to identify, enhance collaboration through
intuitive output capabilities, and better manage office workflows – each of
which supports a practitioner’s ability to more efficient and accurate
“Technology developments in recent years have had a profound impact on the
eye-care industry,” said Tsuneo Imai, senior director and general manager,
Healthcare Solutions Division, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A.
“At this year’s AAO Joint Meeting, Canon looks forward to featuring our lineup
of eye-care products and solutions that can play a significant role in helping
to improve the efficiency of exams and the management of patient data and
Attendees at this year’s annual meeting will have the opportunity to engage
with the following products and learn more about Canon’s lineup of innovative
*The RK-F2 Full Auto Ref-Keratometer, Canon’s newest Eyecare instrument,
features a compact design – weighing 11 pounds less than its predecessor,
and simplifies the standard autorefraction and keratometry measurement
procedure to just one step.
*The CX-1 Hybrid Digital Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera provides
five photography modes including color, red-free, cobalt, Fluorescein
Angiography and Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) – which allows the user to
take one-shot photography of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium layer in a
*The CF-1 Digital Mydriatic Retinal Camera, a powerful high-resolution
digital retinal camera that is also comfortable and easy to use. For
color, red-free imaging and fluorescein angiography.
*The CR-2 Digital Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera has a lightweight
(approximately 33 pounds) and compact design that takes up minimal office
space and can be easily transported when needed.
*The CR-2 PLUS Digital Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera offers FAF photography
in a compact (approximately 44 pounds) design that delivers both red-free
and cobalt digital filters which are useful in evaluating the vascular and
nerve fiber layers.
*The PTS 1000 Automated Perimeter, manufactured by OPTOPOL Technology S.A.,
is a modern diagnostic instrument for precise and fast testing for field
*The TX-20 Full Auto Tonometer is a non-contact tonometer that is compact
and lightweight at approximately 33 pounds, making it easy to transport
*imageSPECTRUM Image Management Software is the Canon imaging software for
eye care professionals, designed for use with Canon digital retinal
*Retinal Imaging Control Software (RICS) allows images to be created,
stored, viewed and processed and will support local or network storage.
Images may be exported as .DCM, .JPEG or .TIFF files for electronic
medical records and hard copies may be produced for record keeping using a
select Canon color printer.
For more information about Canon ophthalmic devices and solutions, please
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