New Instrument
February 2013

Wide-Field Fundus Imaging Using the Optos Optomap and a Disposable Eyelid Speculum

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama (Drs Inoue, Yamane, Arakawa, and Kadonosono), and Kurihama Eye Clinic, Yokosuka (Drs Yanagawa and Kawai), Japan.

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(2):226. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.750

The EzSpec (a disposable eyelid speculum recently designed for intravitreal injections) is a useful device for removing eyelash artifacts and for potentially increasing the sensitivity of the Optos Optomap system, thereby improving the detection of retinal lesions.