Oculus imaging device approved by FDA

October 27, 2008

The PARK 1 (Pachymeter/Autorefractor/Keratometer) imaging device (Oculus) has received premarket approval from the FDA.

The PARK 1 (Pachymeter/Autorefractor/Keratometer) imaging device (Oculus) has received premarket approval from the FDA.

The slim, ergonomically-designed device features a 5.7" LCD display, and comprises an autorefractor combined with a Scheimpflug based non-contact pachymeter, to photograph and measure corneal thickness and lens refractive power. It can be set to PARK, ARK or P measurement modes.

The PARK 1 will be launched officially at this year's American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, which is to be held on November 8–11 in Atlanta, GA, US.