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fundus

[′fən·dəs]
(anatomy)
The bottom of a hollow organ.
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The use of mobile fundus cameras to screen for diabetic vision impairment is a paradigm of an innovative approach to achieve economies of scale to reduce preventable blindness effectively on a national level.
A comparison of digital retinal image quality among photographers with different levels of training using a non-mydriatic fundus camera.
The Fundus camera allows patients to be able to see the same thing as their optometrist, as it takes a photo of the back of the eye.
Although optometrists thoroughly assess its structure, vasculature and overall appearance, this is mostly done by subjective visual grading despite the widespread use of fundus cameras.
The diagnostic and monitoring devices include optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanners, ophthalmic ultrasound imaging systems, fundus cameras, ophthalmoscopes, retinoscopes, wavefront aberrometers, corneal topographers, autorefractors, pachymeters, keratometers, specular microscopes, biometers, perimeters, tonometers, slit lamps, and other devices.
The money will enable health boards to buy 18 fundus cameras, which allow optometrists to view the retina and take digital images, as well as revealing signs of a variety of eye conditions and wider health problems.
Carl Zeiss AG, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30 Worldwide Ophthalmic Diagnostic Market: Market Presence of Select Market Participants II-31 Table 18: Leading Players in the Glaucoma Surgical Devices Market Worldwide (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon, Ellex, Glankos, Lumenis, New World Medical and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31 Table 19: Leading Players in the OCT Market (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Carl Zeiss, Heidelberg, Optovue, Topcon and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32 Table 20: Leading Players in the Fundus Camera Market (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Carl Zeiss, Kowa, Nidek, Optos, Topcon and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32
Among the new devices will be a 'four-in-one' instrument, the TRK-2P and a non-mydriatic Fundus camera, TRC-NW400.
The new fundus camera can detect more serious medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure and tumours.
The "Ophthalmology Devices Market (Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Scanner, Fundus Camera, Tonometer, Pachymeter, Perimeter, Slit Lamp, Excimer, YAG Laser, Femtosecond Laser, IOL, Contact Lens) - Competitive Landscape & Global Forecasts to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ophthalmology devices market inclusive of diagnostic, monitoring and surgical devices is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.
Alternatively, an eye examination with one of the clinics resident optometrists costs pounds 30 (which includes fundus camera photography) or an examination conducted by the pre-registration optometrist (a graduate in their final stage of training) costs pounds 20.