Canon CX-1 Digital Mydriatic and Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera

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The CX-1 is Canon’s first fully hybrid digital retinal camera with both mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes. With one-touch, the operator can automatically switch between mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes, effortlessly utilizing different functions within seconds and performing several concurrent ocular tests.

The Canon CX-1 allows the user to take one-shot FAF (Fundus Autofluorescence) photography, in a standard configuration, for both mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes. Detecting Autofluorescence of the retina is an important indication of the retina’s health. Using the non-mydriatic mode not only saves time and resources, it also can make the diagnostic procedure more comfortable for the patient.

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  • Both Mydriatic and Non-Mydriatic Modes in a Single Unit
    The CX-1 includes a mydriatic mode and non-mydriatic mode, and each mode can be selected with a single switch.
  • Fundus Autofluorescence Photography
    Fundus autofluorescence photography is possible in both mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes.
  • Custom Canon Digital Camera
    The CX-1 includes a special digital camera using EOS digital technology as a standard accessory.This enables the CX-1 to fully maximize Canon technology for shooting high-quality, high-resolutiondiagnostic images.
  • Compact, User-friendly Design
    Panning and tilting functions are provided as standard options in a compact, lightweight design.The compact body makes it easier to assist patients and provides significantly improved ease-of-operation.Vertical movement of the main body by a motorized chin rest and an operation lever significantly improvesalignment operability.
  • Small Pupil Photography Function
    The CX-1 can photograph dilated pupils with a diameter of at least 5.1 mm in the mydriatic mode, with 50° of their field angle. It can photograph non-dilated pupils with the diameter of at least 4.3 mm in thenon-mydriatic mode, with 45° of their field angle.
    The CX-1 provides the small pupil photography function for patients whose eyes are difficult to dilate.Using the function, it can take photographs dilated pupils with a diameter of at least 4.3 mm and non-dilated pupils with a diameter of at least 3.8 mm.
  • System Optimized for Digital Photography
    With the Retinal imaging control software (called “control software” below), images photographed by theCX-1 can be browsed, processed, stored, output to the DICOM storage server, exported to DICOM files,and output to a printer.