Ophthalmic Equipment
About KR Ophthamic Service Your Account Contact KR Ophthalmic Service Our Shipping Policy
View/Hide options
Subtotal $0
Discount(s) [DISCOUNTS]

Apply Coupon

Calculate Shipping

[shipping_city] [shipping_state] [shipping_zip]
Exam Lane Packages
Ophthalmic Equipment
-Exam Chairs/Stands
-Ophthalmic Phoroptor
-Ophthalmic Slit Lamps
-Tonometers & Non Contact
-Ophthalmic Visual Acuity
-Lensometer Auto-Manual
-Ophthalmic Stools
-Ophthalmic Tables
-Trial Lens Set
-Keratometer / (portable)
-Ophthalmic Accessories
-Auto Refractor/Keratometer
-Ophthalmic Perimeter
-Ophthalmic Topographer
-Specular Microscope
Used Equipment
A/B Scans & Pachymeters
-Streak Retinoscopes
Refraction Aids
-Retinoscopy rack
-Foreign Body Removal Kit
-Spectacle loupes
-Color test books
-Alger brush
-Prism Bars/Sets
-Frame Warmer
-Optical Flippers
-Cross Cylinders
-Skiascopy rack
-Stereoacuity Testing
Ophthalmic Batteries
Ophthalmic Bulbs
-Slit Lamp
-Non Contact Tonometer
-Indirect lenses
-YAG laser lenses
Optical Lab Equipment
-Tint Units
-Centering Device
-Hand Lens Edger
-Auto Polisher
-Ultrasonic Cleaners
-Lens Driller
-UV Tester
-Misc. Lab Equipment
-Frame Warmer
-Pattern Maker
-Auto Beveller
-Auto Groover & Beveller
-Auto Lens Groover

A Portable Keratometer In Every Exam Lane

Posted by Joe on 7/24/2013
An indispensable tool in the ophthalmic exam lane, the portable keratometer is able to go wherever you go. It is a lightweight and easy-to-read instrument, and unlike older, bulkier models, it can be carried from exam lane to exam lane with as little effort as it takes to pick up a phone.

Combining specially designed optical sensors, along with modern computer technology, the portable keratometer is able to quickly and conveniently locate any presence of an astigmatism by assessing both the size and shape of the cornea at different points. This makes it possible to determine not only the degree of correction required, but also what type of lens will be required to most accurately restore vision to the patient.

Although the keratometer is not a new addition to any opthalmic office, the convenience of a handheld model cannot be overlooked. In addition to wireless portability, ease of use, and being just as accurate as their non-portable counterparts, the nice price makes it possible to have one in every ophthalmic exam lane. Placing a portable keratometer in every exam lane may also help to improve patient satisfaction, by decreasing the length of time waiting for their appointment, without lessening the quality of the service they receive.

The keratometer continues to be the most commonly used tool for determining the presence and degree of astigmatisms, cataracts, and measuring the eye for contact lenses. Having a portable one makes it possible to carry it and use it on location, wherever it is needed most.
Share |

 Ophthalmic Equipment
 Ophthalmic Services
 Ophthalmic Discussion

 Natural Eye Care Options for Ophthalmic Patients
 Choosing the Right Ophthalmic Stool
 A Portable Keratometer In Every Exam Lane
 Facts On Various Types Of Ophthalmic Equipment
 Better Refraction Aids
 Ophthalmic Equipment Through the Years
 A Brief Look Into the Ophthalmic Medical Practice
 10 Quick Tips for Better Bedside Manner
 More on K&R Ophthalmic Equipment
 Look To Us For the Needs of Your Ophthalmic Practice

 August 2013
 July 2013
 June 2013
 May 2013
 April 2013
 March 2013
 February 2013
 March 2012