An artist without his tools is but a myth. And Dr. Vatsal Parikh is the kind of man who wouldn't think twice before getting the best equipments available for the benefit of his patients. Here's a list of equipments that make this artists obsession with mastery and his tools quite clear.
The Topcon CL-100 Computerized Lensmeter combines innovative technology with ease-of-use. Measurement of progressive lenses is fast and easy, with data presented clearly by a unique graphic display. The CL-100 automatically distinguishes a progressive lens and shifts the display to an hourglass representation; simply align the lens with the (+) target. S.C.A. data can be displayed in larger figures for faster, easier observation. Simply select Expanded or Normal data display from the Menu Box. The CL-100 provides fast, positive measurement data of all type of hard or soft contact lenses
Conventional optical biometers provide accurate information for determining the spherical power of the IOL, but lack in information to completely understand the refractive properties of the optical system of the eye.
Topcon presents the complete picture with the new ALADDIN.
ALADDIN supports the surgeon not only in his choice of the spherical power of the IOL, but also in his choice of the right premium IOL for each individual eye.
This is the latest in the OCT machines in the market with 3 D imaging.This landmark instrument from Zeiss, the German company revolutionized the way we look at retina by means of diode laser and interference method and gives cross section of the retina which was not possible till day. This has given treatment for many conditions which were not treatable earlier and has allowed the best monitoring of the treatment results.
Seeing is believing and documentation is the key to the patient management and scientific research. This is the best and latest camera from Topcon, a reputed Japanese company with 11 megapixel fundus camera, fluorescein angiography system with ICG angiography system and the latest autofluoresecnce features
Iridis , a German company is pioneer in diode and double frequency green laser . This instrument is must for treatment of various retinal disorders including diabetes mellitus. Slit lamp delivery system gives the accuracy of laser treatment when it is performed at macula, the most important structure for clarity of vision. Whereas indirect delivery system is the fastest for treating retina in general for lasers. Endodelivery system enables one to do laser during complex vitreoretinal surgeries.
This is gold standard instrument for the most accurate measurement of the intraocular pressure of the eye which is mounted on the slit lamp. Keeler pulsair tonometer is useful for fast screening and the applanation tonometer is useful for detecting the pressure accurately. This is made by the world famous Haag Streit, a German company
Storz is a trusted name in ophthalmic ultrasonic biometer and quantel; very reputed name for immersion biometry; a must test for any patient undergoing cataract surgery. It allows the most accurate measurement of the length of the eyeball and hence power calculation of the lens to be fitted in the eye.
There are many instruments used in eye operation which cannot be steam sterilized and needs to be gas sterilized. Eye is an important structure where one has to prevent infection at any cost or the vision may be permanently lost. PCI is a reputed Indian company which makes this sterilizer.
This is a motorized chair examination unit made by an Ahmedabad based company which has slit lamp and ophthalmoscope mounted on it along with the vision chart. The beauty of this unit is that the patient does not have to move from one chair to another for the basic eye examination. So, this is the patient friendly instrument.