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IOPac Pachymeters

Powerful, pocket-sized CCT measurement for glaucoma diagnosis

IOPac™ Pachymeters provide powerful, pocket-sized corneal measurements for glaucoma diagnosis and are used by optometrists and ophthalmologists.

The Challenge

The key challenge for StarFish Medical was to get the finished device to market in less than ten months as the inaugural product for this start-up joint venture.

How StarFish Helped

  • Extensive ergonomic interface design for user friendly device
  • Development of ultrasound probe and hardware, touch screen, IR printing and computer interface with built-in pressure correction formulas, all in a small, portable size
  • Expedited application development using Palm™ platform
  • From concept to production in less than ten months

The Results

  • IP filings and FDA clearance
  • CE mark and distribution in Europe and Canada
  • Designed & manufactured by StarFish Medical for Portable Ophthalmic Devices Inc. (now sold by Reichert)
  • Thousands of units sold worldwide

Client: Portable Ophthalmic Devices

Tags: handheld device ophthalmology ultrasound

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