Canon U.S.A. to Showcase Eyecare Lineup and a Variety of Industry Solutions at Vision Expo East

  Canon U.S.A. to Showcase Eyecare Lineup and a Variety of Industry Solutions
  at Vision Expo East

Vision Expo East 2013

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 14, 2013

From workflow management to enhancing the diagnostic process, Canon U.S.A.,
Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will exhibit its line of
optometric offerings during Vision Expo East, March 15 – 17, 2013 at the Jacob
K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Canon will showcase affordable eye
care solutions that can help enhance patient experiences, improve diagnostic
processes, and create efficient workflows, at the Canon booth (# MS7035).

“The healthcare industry continues to evolve at a dynamic pace, and Canon
recognizes the need for providers to offer high-quality eye care services
while managing the costs of running an efficient office,” said Tsuneo Imai,
senior director and general manager, Healthcare Solutions Division, Business
Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “From retinal cameras to intuitive
software, Canon offers tools and solutions that can help practitioners
streamline workflows and enhance the patient experience on a daily basis.”

Enhancing Patient Experience

The patient experience has become one of the most important focuses for the
healthcare industry. Canon has embraced this trend, aiming to provide products
and solutions that can help enhance the patient experience. From sleek and
unobtrusive designs, to fast and high-quality diagnostic tools, Canon products
allow eye care practitioners to afford patient comfort and convenience without
compromising quality.

Supporting the Diagnostic Process

The range of capabilities provided by the latest generation of Canon Eyecare
solutions has a distinct and positive impact on the diagnostic process. The
company integrates its legendary EOS camera technology into its retinal
cameras, giving providers the ability to examine and enlarge parts of the eye
that are often difficult to explore. The proprietary high-resolution imaging
capabilities, found in Canon retinal cameras, can help eye care professionals
feel confident that they are making an accurate diagnosis.

Creating Efficient Workflows

Canon provides complete services for eye care solutions from input to output.
Its wide range of devices are designed to work seamlessly together to help
support efficient, cost-effective business processes. From retinal cameras
with the legendary Canon image technology, to intuitive software solutions and
high-quality output provided by the Canon PIXMA printer lineup, providers have
the ability to build a seamless and productive workflow from input to output.

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the Canon Eyecare
solutions and products at Vision Expo East including:

The Canon digital retinal camera lineup helps providers easily manipulate
image data.

  *CR-2 Digital Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera: With low-flash intensity to
    minimize pupil constriction, the time required for taking multiple
    pictures is shortened. Plus, this camera has a lightweight and compact
    design, using only minimal office space for added convenience.
  *CR-2 PLUS Digital Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera:  Delivering Red-Free and
    Cobalt digital filters and Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) photography, this
    device is useful in evaluating the vascular and nerve fiber layers.
  *CX-1 Hybrid Digital Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera: This hybrid
    model  provides five photography modes including Color, Red-Free, Cobalt,
    Fluorescein Angiography and FAF. Using the non-mydriatic mode, this device
    not only saves time and resources, it also makes the diagnostic procedure
    more comfortable for patients with small pupils.

Machines that fit comfortably in small spaces and work side-by-side help
streamline workflows.

  *RK-F2 Full Auto Ref-Keratometer:  This device includes a Full Auto Mode
    which allows professionals to automatically align, focus and acquire a
    reading for one eye and continue to the opposite eye to perform the same
    function – all with one touch of a button. This feature contributes to a
    comfortable, efficient screening process for the patient.
  *TX-20 Full Auto Tonometer: This non-contact tonometer is compact and
    lightweight, making it easy to transport and install. With soft air puffs,
    the TX-20 tonometer easily measures Intraocular Pressure (IOP), which
    allows doctors to perform simple eye exams efficiently and enhances
    patient comfort.
  *PTS 1000 Automated Perimeter:  Manufactured by OPTOPOL Technology S.A.,
    the PTS 1000 perimeter is a modern diagnostic instrument for precise and
    fast testing for field of vision.

Exclusive software that is electronic medical record (EMR) accessible and
features DICOM^1 interoperability enhances ease of use.

  *imageSPECTRUM Software (Version 4.1): Compatible with the Microsoft
    Windows 7^2 operating system, imageSPECTRUM Software offers efficient
    management of images that can help improve workflow processes while
    reducing appointment times.

For more information about Canon ophthalmic devices and solutions, please go
to www.usa.canon.com/eye-care.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business,
and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s
Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the
PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital
camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for
camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest
level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based
consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon
U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental
responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark
Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their
respective owners.

^1 DICOM is a registered trademark of the National Electrical Manufacturers
Association for its standard publications retailing to digital communications
of medical information.

^2 Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.


Contact:

Editorial:
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Siobhan Cullagh, 631-330-4602
scullagh@cusa.canon.com
or
Canon U.S.A. Web site:
http://www.usa.canon.com
or
For customer information:
1-800-970-7227
ecsales@cusa.canon.com
 
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