Heidelberg launches anterior segment examination device

The equipment company explained that Anterion can replace several devices in practice to improve workflow

Heidelberg Engineering launches anterior segment examination device

Heidelberg Engineering has announced the CE-marking of Anterion – its new anterior segment examination device.

Anterion integrates corneal topography and tomography, anterior segment metrics, axial length measurement and intraocular lens power calculation in one device.

It uses swept-source optical coherence tomography (OCT) technologies and patented tracking to produce high-quality images of the anterior segment.

Managing director and medical science liaison at Heidelberg Engineering, Jacqueline Sousa Asam, said that the multi-modal imaging platform can replace several devices in practice.

She explained: “This leads to great improvement in the workflow and patient comfort in busy clinics, since moving patients can be unpleasant and time consuming. In addition, Anterion displays information in very comprehensive layouts together with high-resolution OCT images, which also makes surgical planning faster and more efficient.”

Anterion features an imaging app that focuses on high-resolution visualisation of the entire anterior segment.

It also features a cornea app that provides a diagnostic solution to assess a patient’s individual geometry.

A cataract app combines measurements for cataract surgery planning while a metrics app features swept-source OCT images with the anterior chamber displayed in a radial view. 

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