Search

CET and skills guides

Study and gain CET points through OT’s online CET exams, and access archived CET, CPD articles and skills guides in our education library

Find out more

Science and vision

News and features about the latest scientific developments and advances in optometry, ophthalmology and eye medicine

Find out more

Professional support

News and features about the latest developments relating to professional support from across optics. This includes updates from optical organisations such as the AOP and the GOC

Find out more

In practice

News and in-depth features about business management and career development in optics

Find out more

Jobs

Explore the latest UK and global jobs in the optical sector for optometrists, dispensing opticians and more

Find out more

Innovation 'in the palm of the hand'

Handheld Nidek retinal imaging camera launched by Birmingham Optical

Nidek Versacam DS-20

Birmingham Optical has announced the launch of the Nidek ‘Versacam DS-20,’ a handheld retinal imaging camera that it describes as a “revolutionary piece of technology.”

The sleek design enables high quality fundus screening to be performed “almost anywhere” and the camera has been created to be user-friendly. The Versacam DS-20 has a built in auto focus, a five megapixel colour camera and the option of one-handed operation.

The combined features open up opportunities for domiciliary use and the camera can be accommodated in at any practice, according to Birmingham Optical.

The portable unit has intuitive user functionality, including single-click, easy image capture and up to three hours of continuous operation. The imaging camera can also be attached to a slit lamp.

For more information, visit the Birmingham Optical website.