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FDA clears Canon USA's new retinal camera

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Canon USA's CR-2 digital non-mydriatic retinal camera has received 510(k) clearance from the US FDA. The device, also known as a fundus camera, is used to photograph the inner surface of the eye to help diagnose, monitor or screen for diseases such as glaucoma, retinal detachment or diabetic retinopathy. CR-2 is the firm's lightest camera to date, weighing 15kg, which means it can be installed easily and transported if necessary. In addition, the white LED lamp used in the camera consumes less power than a standard xenon tube and lasts around twice as long, which can help reduce energy costs, the Lake Success, New York firm claims. The CR-2 camera is now available to purchase through Canon dealers.

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