Vision Screening

The purpose of Vision Screening is to prevent Amblyopia

Laughing children

The purpose of a Plusoptix Vision Screening device is to empower primary health care providers to detect most prevalent vision disorders in children as early as possible. The earlier a vision disorder is detected the better it can be treated.

With the possibility of connecting the device to your EMR system, there a variety of ways to document the measurement results. Allowing for high demand in product quality and customer service, Plusoptix Vision Screeners provide an optimal solution for fast and uncomplicated Vision Screening in your office.

Plusoptix Vision Screening meets the guidelines of AAP Policy statement.

Plusoptix devices are eligible for CPT Code 99177 reimbursement (for Pediatricians) and LCIF Grant Funding (for Lions Clubs).

Basic features

  • Binocular readings with simultaneous measurement of both eyes
  • Measurement results are compared to age specific thresholds and a “Pass” or “Refer” vision screening result is displayed (“Refer” vision screening result need to be sent to an eye care professional for an eye examination)
  • Measurement from 1m (3.3 feet) distance to the child
  • Measurement in less than one second
  • Can be used in undilated pupils
  • Fully automated function
  • Children can be measured starting at 6 months of age
  • Measurement is delegable and can easily be performed by an ophthalmic technician
  • Possibility to measure over glasses and contact lenses

Special features

Compatible Documentable Reliable Accurate Award-winning
Can be connected to a network server for CSV data exchange (EMR) Print screening report or self-adhesive label.
Have a look at our various printing options, including the label printer plusoptiX P12 and the freeware plusoptiXconnect for automated screening report printing.
1 year hassle-free warranty (warranty extensions are available for purchase) and continual free software updates Clinically approved measurement accuracy and perfectly illuminated pupils by proprietary illumination technique (54 LEDs). This illumination technique is totally harmless to the child's eyes. Award-winning child-friendly design
Compatible
Can be connected to a network server for CSV data exchange (EMR)
Documentable
Print screening report or self-adhesive label.
Have a look at our various printing options, including the label printer plusoptiX P12 and the freeware plusoptiXconnect for automated screening report printing.
Reliable
1 year hassle-free warranty (warranty extensions are available for purchase) and continual free software updates
Accurate
Clinically approved measurement accuracy and perfectly illuminated pupils by proprietary illumination technique (54 LEDs). This illumination technique is totally harmless to the child's eyes.
Award-winning
Award-winning child-friendly design

Screening results

Plusoptix Vision Screening devices provide reliable measurement values of:

  • Refraction (spherical equivalent)
  • Pupil diameter and pupil distance
  • Symmetry of corneal reflexes

With these measurement values it is possible to detect e.g. following most prevalent childhood vision disorders that may lead to the development of amblyopia (lazy eye) including:

  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)
  • Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Astigmatism (blurred vision)
  • Anisometropia (unequal refractive power)
  • Anisocoria (unequal pupil size)
  • Strabismus (Eye misalignment)
  • Screening results
    Screening results
  • Screening report
    Screening report
  • Self-adhesive label printed with plusoptix P12
    Self-adhesive label printed with plusoptix P12

With the determined measurement values compared to age specific thresholds, a “Pass” or “Refer” vision screening result is displayed. Children with a “Refer” result need to be sent to an eye care professional for an eye examination.

What does a screening report look like? Click here for a detailed description of the Plusoptix screening report.

Device models

Every Plusoptix Pediatric Vision Screener shares the very same measurement technology and algorithm, and therefore accuracy of measurements is the same across all available device models. The differences are in mobility and documentation options, which are stated below.

Stationary Mobile
In one exam room Between multiple exam rooms or locations
Vision Screener
plusoptiX S16
Mobile Vision Screener
plusoptiX S12C
Mobile Vision Screener
plusoptiX S12R
EMR interface &
Patient database
yes yes no
Letter-size report &
self-adhesive label
yes yes yes
plusoptiXconnect
compatibility
yes yes no
LAN / WLAN interface yes / yes no / yes no / no
External monitor interface yes no no
Power supply Medical power adapter 6x rechargeable AA batteries 6x rechargeable AA batteries
Touchscreen operation 4.3 Inch (resistive) 5.7 Inch (capacitive) 4.3 Inch (resistive)

Click here to download a complete device comparison.

Stationary Vision Screener plusoptiX S16

German Design Award Winner 2017
  • Designed for a stationary use (optimal room settings and device can’t get misplaced)
  • Needs to be connected to power (never runs out of battery power)
  • Internal patient database for up to 100,000 entries for follow-up management and studies
  • Saves screening reports to USB storage
  • Can be connected to a DHCP network server using a LAN or WLAN connection for CSV data exchange (EMR) and screening report printing
  • Prints self-adhesive labels for documentation in paper records (optional printer required)
  • One year hassle-free warranty and continual free software updates
  • Award-winning child-friendly design
  • Possibility to display measurement results on an external DVI monitor (eases communication with parents)
  • S16 in comparison with ball
  • Rear view S16 with size of the touchscreen
  • Measurement rear view
  • Optional accessory: Wireless label printer "plusoptiX P12"
  • Optional connection of USB keyboard and mouse
  • Optional connection of an external monitor (DVI)
  • S12C in comparison with ball
  • Rear view S12C with size of the touchscreen
  • Battery compartment
  • Measurement rear view
  • Optional accessory: Wireless label printer "plusoptiX P12"
  • Optional accessory: Carrying case

Portable Vision Screener plusoptiX S12C

reddot award 2014 winner

Mobile Vision Screener plusoptiX S12R

  • S12R in comparison with ball
  • Rear view S12R with size of the touchscreen
  • Battery compartment
  • Measurement rear view
  • Optional accessory: Wireless label printer "plusoptiX P12"
  • Optional accessory: Carrying case

Plusoptix Vision Screening meets the guidelines of AAP Policy statement.

Click here to have a look at studies with Plusoptix Vision Screener.

Click here to download our vision screening device product brochure.

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