NIDEK CO., LTD announces the launch of the ARK-F/ AR-F Auto Ref/ Keratometer / Auto Refractometer.
The ARK-F/AR-F features fully-automatic measurement. Simply by placing the chin on the chinrest, the new NIDEK eye detection camera automatically detects the position of the eyes an measurement starts without the need to press any buttons. Gentle voice guidance facilitates smooth measurement for any operator. Since the screen can be continuously tilted and swivel, the ARK-F/AR-F can be placed anywhere in an examination area; installation against a wall or in a corner of the room is now possible. Freedom of operator mobility even enables the support of a patient’s eyelids during measurement. Flexible layout and a space saving design contribute to improved productivity and efficiency, according to the manufacturer.
Manual measurement using the large, durable 7.0-inch touch screen is also possible. Alignment is easily achieved by simply long-pressing a position on the screen and an icon. Clearly identifiable icons assure intuitive operation.
Moreover, a newly designed hand-held control and tablet control software are available as options that increase operator freedom and productivity.
“Reliably accurate eye examination equipment with comfortable operability has become the worldwide standard,” says Motoki Ozawa, President and CEO of NIDEK CO., LTD. “Our ARK-F/AR-F will impressively change your ‘standard’ with its smooth, fully-automatic and precise measurement and high freedom of installation, in addition to the conventional accurate measurement.”