Reichert 7CR Non-Contact Tonometer
The Reichert 7CR from Reichert Technoligies utilizes a patented bi-directional applanation process to characterize the biomechanical properties of the cornea and reduce their impact on the IOP measurement. This measurement, referred to as Corneal Compensated IOP (IOPcc) is minimally affected by corneal visco-elastic properties, thickness, or surgical procedures such as LASIK or PRK. As such, IOPcc is a better indicator of glaucoma risk than other methods of tonometry, including Goldmann Applanation.
The Reichert 7CR is more clinically valid in all subjects, including: normal tension glaucoma patients, primary open angle glaucoma patients, post-LASIK and refractive surgery patients, patients with Fuchs’ or corneal edema, keratoconus patients, and patients with thick, thin, or otherwise biomechanically atypical corneas.
Waveform Score ensures reliability of results:
Reichert 7CR helps ensure the accuracy and reliability of measurement results with an advanced signal-scoring feature. Based on internally-processed signal analysis algorithm, each measurement is assigned a score. Scores that are below a certain threshold are ill-indicated and marked as unreliable. When multiple measurements are taken on the same eye, an intelligent averaging technique provides a weighted average, dependent upon the waveform score.
Non-Contact Measurement Methodology:
Alignment and measurement with the Reichert 7CR are fully automated. A collimated air-jet provides gentle force to the cornea while an electro-optical system monitors the applanation process. The result is a rapid measurement that is comfortable and non-intimidating for the patient and simple for any operator to execute. Best of all, the measurement is non-contact so no anesthesia is required and there is no risk of cross contamination.
Real-time Applanation Control:
The Reichert 7CR applanation detection system monitors the change in corneal curvature in automatic real time, recording 400 data samples during the 25 millisecond measurement process. This unique feature ensures that the appropriate applanation force is automatically delivered to each eye being measured.
User and Patient Friendly:
The all-new touch screen interface features an easy-to-use icon-based operating system enabling even inexperienced users to make measurements in seconds. The full color display guides the operator through the measurement process showing everything from the alignment of the eye, to the display of the readings.
Patients simply lean against the forehead rest while the fully automated alignment and measurement takes place.
IOPg (Goldmann Correlated IOP) and IOPcc (Corneal Compensated IOP) clearly displayed on color LCD – Measurement “Score” indicates reliability of readings.
Simple and fast patient positioning – No chinrest, joystick, or elevation controls – Patients simply lean against convenient left/right sliding forehead rest – Obvious fixation cues for fast alignment – Alignment and measurement is completely automated.
Triple-measurement mode delivers three consecutive IOP measurements with a single button press.
Internal printer and Electronic data transfer via USB port.
Reichert 7CR has these great features:
- Easy-to-use, touch screen interface
- Patients simply lean against the forehead rest
- Alignment is completely automated
- One-touch, triple measurement mode
- Clearly displays all measurement data
- Internal printer simplifies record keeping
- Electronic data transfer via USB port
- Optional Chinrest
Weight: 23 lbs., 10.4 kg
Height: 19.75 in., 50.2 cm
Width: 10.5 in., 26.7 cm
Depth: 14 in., 35.6 cm
Voltage: 100-240 VAC
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Measurement Range: 7 – 60 mmHg (ISO 8612 tonometer standard)