Article Date: 9/1/2005

Technologies for Image Management
An at-a-glance guide to today's products.

As retinal imaging technology advances, it is crucial that specialists are able to keep up with high quality imaging with software that allows them to view, organize, and transport the information as they follow patients' retinal health. The following information was provided to Retinal Physician by the companies that manufacture retinal image management software to help the clinician identify the type of programs that are currently available, with what systems they are compatible, as well as the individual features each possess.

Contact   Product Features List Price
Anka Systems, Inc.
1616 Anderson Road, Ste 108
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: (703) 714-0700
Fax: (703) 714-0701
Web: www.ankasystems.com
EyeRoute Image Management System EyeRoute is a turnkey solution for managing and remotely accessing instrument data, including images. It has a built-in Web-server that allows doctors to access all patient-related information from any location.

Instruments supported include but are not limited to: digital fundus, external photos, OCT, ultrasound, visual fields, corneal topographer, IOLMaster, and SLO AVI files.

EyeRoute Image Management System includes: highly redundant and reliable advanced features such as remote monitoring, patient data validation, and caching for highest performance. It has a number of analysis tools that allow doctors to manipulate the images, as well as make measurement for laser surgery.

$20,000 – $150,000 (depending on the size of practice).
Canon Medical Systems
A Division of Canon U.S.A., Inc.
15955 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (800) 970-7227
Email: eyecare@cusa.canon.com
Web: www.usa.canon.com/eye-care
Eye Q Prime Software for the CR-60Dsi Digital Fundus Camera The Canon Eye Q Prime Software provides convenient image and information management for ophthalmic practices. When used with the CF-60DSi Fundus Camera, Eye Q Prime instantly captures high-resolution digital images that can be reviewed, analyzed, and printed. The Canon CF-60DSi comes with 2 camera mounts – the Canon EOS 1DS digital camera features a "full frame" CMOS sensor with an 11.1 mega-pixel resolution and the new ICG unit features a near-infrared digital camera with 1.4 mega-pixel resolution.

The Eye Q Prime for the CF-60DSi includes: immediate image viewing, annotation, cup:disc ratio, image comparison, stereo, optional digital ICG angiography, RGB separation, and mosaic.

Please call for pricing.
Canon Medical Systems
A Division of Canon U.S.A., Inc.
15955 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (800) 970-7227
Email: eyecare@cusa.canon.com
Web: www.usa.canon.com/eye-care
Eye Q Prime Software for the CR-DGi Non-Mydriatic Digital Retinal Camera The Canon Eye Q Prime Software provides the level of image quality that is essential for diagnostic needs, making procedures more efficient. The CR-DGi combines the power of digital imaging with quality and ease-of-use. As a result, you can capture refined images of the retina for detecting or monitoring diabetes, glaucoma, and other serious conditions for office, clinic, or telemedicine purposes.

The Eye Q Prime for the CR-DGi includes: immediate image viewing, image comparison, RGB separation, annotation, mosaic, stereo, and cup:disc ratio.

Please call for pricing.
Carl Zeiss Meditec
5160 Hacienda Drive
Dublin, CA 94568
Phone: (925) 557-4444 or (877) 486-7473
Email: info@meditec.zeiss.com
Web: www.meditec.zeiss.com
Stratus OCT The Stratus OCT provides in-vivo, real-time images and quantitative analysis of retinal layers. The cross-sectional images and measurements are valuable in the diagnosis and monitoring of retinal disease and in pre- and post-therapy assessment. Macula thickness normative data allows comparison of a patient's retinal thickness to a database of normals.

The Stratus OCT facilitates: a more complete assessment of the cataract patient pre- and postoperatively. The cross-sectional images reveal even subtle retinal pathology, providing information that is valuable to surgical decisions and allowing more effective management of the patient.

Please call for pricing.
Clarity Medical Systems, Inc.
5775 West Las Positas Blvd.
Suite 200
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Phone: (925) 463-7984
Email: pkealey@massie-labs.com  (Paul Kealey)
Web: www.claritymsi.com
RetCam II RetCam II is the second-generation premier retinal camera for screening, documenting, and evaluating the treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), retinoblastoma, and shaken-baby syndrome. Providing an unparalleled 130Þ view of the preterm fundus, this hand-held camera system offers wide-field digital still images for local or remote reading. Images can be stored and transmitted via electronic media or printed for immediate hard-copy documentation of the retina.

The RetCam II offers: real-time digital streaming with a 20-second video capture feature. The RetCam II exclusively features wide-field pediatric fluorescein angiography.

$79,950
Connected Medical Systems
2005 Highway 82 W
Greenwood, MS 38930
Phone: (800) 504-6913
Web: www.connectedmedical.com
OfficeMD: Digital Retinal Imaging OfficeMD has digital color fundus photography and digital fluorescein angiography capabilities via the Topcon mydriatic camera line. Image capture, manipulation, archiving, and networking are seamlessly integrated. OfficeMD has a user-friendly interface for physicians and staff. The storage capacity is over 100000 angiogram studies without external archiving or offloading to disks. The system includes computer, printer, optical, and electrical interfaces to the Topcon camera.

Within the software, the user may store all needed information with the angiogram study, including the interpretation and digital consent signature (using digital signature device), finally making an angiogram study totally paperless. Images can also be easily exported, imported, emailed, and pasted into Word documents.

$19,000
Escalon Medical Imaging
2440 South 179th Street
New Berlin, WI 53146
Phone: (800) 433-8197 or (262) 821-9182
Web: www.escalonmed.com/emi
CFA Digital Imaging System High-resolution digital fundus imaging system captures both color photos and fluorescein angiograms in 1 camera back that utilizes 6MP full-frame 35-mm CCD sensor with 4000-1 signal:noise ratio and 26-bit color depth to produce outstanding images. Adaptable to most popular fundus cameras with browser-based software that makes networking and data access from multiple locations easy and cost-effective. Please call for pricing.

Interface: Provided with Capture Computer Station; may be networked

Haag-Streit USA
3535 Kings Mills Road
Mason, OH 45040
Phone: (800) 787-5426
Web: www.haag-streit-usa.com
Eyecap Image Management Software The Eyecap software and digital imaging system is designed to speed up the process of disease diagnosis through a fast, intuitive interface. Used with a fundus camera, it is a powerful tool for detecting retinal disease. Used with a slit lamp, Eyecap provides advanced patient information, and high impact display for presentations or publications.

The Eyecap software includes: comprehensive database with search and query functions, user definable database fields, single & 4-up image display, automatic archiving, slit lamp image capture & TWAIN compatibility, image zoom and resize, red-free, negative, green filter, image annotation, and stereo image viewing.

Please call for pricing.
Heidelberg Engineering
1499 Poinsettia Ave., #160
Vista, CA 29081
Phone: (800) 931-2230
Web: www.heidelbergengineering.com

 

Eye Explorer The Heidelberg Eye Explorer is the software and database platform for the HRA2 and all Heidelberg CSL products. It can document and achieve images from a broad variety of diagnostic instruments such as HRT, OCT, fundus cameras, and slit lamps. Eye Explorer allows clinicians to capture computer screen shots or import BMP or JPEG images into a patient record. Images from almost any ophthalmic imaging device can be stored for reviewing, archiving, and exporting. Images can also be printed individually or as part of a customized report.

Eye Explorer software allows patient records to be accessed across multiple network stations for convenience. Additionally, Eye Explorer enables storage of multiple test images in 1 patient record, easy back-up, printing, archiving, and exporting of images, and allows for multiple users and locations.

Please call for pricing.
Nidek Inc.
47651 Westinghouse Drive
Fremont, CA 94539
Phone: (800) 223-9044
Email: info@nidek.com
Web: www.usa.nidek.com
NAVIS (Nidek Advanced Vision Information System) Open architecture allows for connectivity with multiple manufacturers' devices and NAVIS software allows for advanced patient data and imaging data management. NAVIS increases patient's throughput and practice profitability and improves communication to facilitate better patient care.

The NAVIS includes: collaborative software and data management system, DICOM support, and the incorporation of imaging, refraction, reporting, and XML/XSL architecture.

Please call for pricing.
Ophthalmic Imaging Systems
221 Lathrop Way, Suite 1
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (800) 338-8436
Email: info@oisi.com
Web: www.oisi.com
Ophthalmology Office Ophthalmology Office is a turnkey practice solution that includes OIS WinStation digital image management with fluorescein and ICG angiography, color fundus imaging, slit lamp imaging, external imaging, image import, and report management from many modalities such as OCT, ultrasound, corneal topography, Humphrey Visual Fields, and more. The EMR component creates and maintains complete medical records with minimal effort, while it streamlines workflow, controls utilization, and manages critical data related to patient care outcomes. The EPM component is a complete practice management system that provides a common registration system, enterprise-wide appointment scheduling, referral tracking, clinical support, a custom report writer, and patient financial management.

Other features include: integration of EMR, practice management, and imaging; instant access to complete clinical information with multiple device interfaces; powerful reporting tools for practice management; customizable EMR templates; and detailed implementation and training by ophthalmic specialists.

Please call for pricing.
Ophthalmic Imaging Systems
221 Lathrop Way, Suite 1
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (800) 338-8436
Email: info@oisi.com
Web: www.oisi.com
OIS WinStation 5000 Interfaced to most popular fundus cameras, the OIS WinStation XP 5000 rivals photographic film by providing ultra-high 2400 x 2048 resolution. It offers instant FA, ICG, and color fundus imaging in 1 compact digital camera that connects directly to the film port of most fundus cameras for easy interfacing — often without extra video adapter optics and mirrors. The OIS WinStation 5000 offers PDT planning, AutoMontage software for a seamless panoramic view of the retina, automatic overlay software, and is DICOM compliant. Systems start at $24,995, but are customizable upon configuration.

 

Ophthalmic Imaging Systems
221 Lathrop Way, Suite 1
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (800) 338-8436
Email: info@oisi.com
Web: www.oisi.com
OIS WinStation 3200 The OIS WinStation 3200 provides 2048 x 1536 resolution. It offers FA and color fundus imaging in 1 compact digital camera that connects directly to most fundus cameras for easy interfacing. The OIS WinStation 3200 also offers AutoMontage, PDT planning and automatic overlay software, and is DICOM compliant. Systems start at $24,995, but are customizable upon configuration.
Ophthalmic Imaging Systems
221 Lathrop Way, Suite 1
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (800) 338-8436
Email: info@oisi.com
Web: www.oisi.com
OIS WebStation The OIS WebStation is a compete server, storage, and remote-access solution that offers convenient access to a multitude of ophthalmic images, tests, and reports via a Web browser from any location. The OIS WebStation integrates seamlessly with OIS Ophthalmology Office.

Coupled with OIS exclusive AutoImport technology, the WebStation offers easy access to image management, report management, and a scalable storage solution that is expandable to meet growing needs using network attached storage, storage area network, or any other attached mass storage system.

Customized depending upon configuration and modules.
Optos Inc.
199 Forest Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: (866) OPTOMAP or (866) 678-6627
Web: www.optos.com
Optos U-Revu Software U-Revu Software allows review of Optomap imaging including magnifying an area of interest, enhancing the image by adjusting the brightness, gamma, and contrast. Additionally, users can view individual laser separations. Free download www.optos.com
Topcon Medical Systems, Inc.
37 West Century Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: (800) 223-1130
Email: imagenetinfo@topcon.com
Web: www.topcon.com
IMAGEnet II MP FA/Color/ICG Digital Imaging System Mega-Plus II Kodak chip series of high-resolution CCD cameras bring you 2-megapixel imaging for fluorescein and color fundus as well as 3-megapixels for ICG – twice the present standard.

IMAGEnet II includes: renowned IMAGEnet Digital Imaging software; extensive data transmission and networking solutions for LAN, WAN, and telemedicine applications; simple data manipulation and archiving; and quantitative analysis tools including PDT, ETDRS, linear measurements, and many others.

Please call for pricing.
Topcon Medical Systems, Inc.
37 West Century Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: (800) 223-1130
Email: imagenetinfo@topcon.com
Web: www.topcon.com

 

IMAGEnet 2 MP FA/Color Digital Imaging System The latest Kodak digital chip technology features 1600 x 1200 resolution and a 12-bit dynamic range for each color channel. Features include: exceptionally sharp images; real-time image acquisition; unique noise-reduction technology that dramatically improves image quality; and Topcon's renowned IMAGEnet Digital Imaging software with easy image comparison and manipulation, as well as a wide variety of tools for analysis and networking. Please call for pricing.
Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments
136 W. Orion, Suite 3
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (800) 447-7511
Web: www.veatchinstruments.com
ReSeeVit 5.0 Non-Mydriatic Digital Imaging System ReSeeVit 5.0 features the Canon CR-DGi Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera, combined with the best selling ReSeeVit software suite. Using the latest digital technology, ReSeeVit captures images at a resolution over 8-megapixels and catalogues these images within a powerful database. ReSeeVit has the ability to blow up the macula to be the size of a 19" flat screen monitor with no loss of resolution. These images document the pathology, are stored for review, and can be viewed in stereo.

ReSeeVit provides: the capability of red-free filters for analysis of the nerve fiber layer and images can also be converted to black and white.

ReSeeVit can be added to Veatch's 4D 4-megapixel slit lamp camera systems, wavefront topography systems, or specular microscope systems.

$27,043

This information is provided by the image management software manufacturers and has not been independently verified by Retinal Physician.

       

 



Retinal Physician, Issue: September 2005