NEWS

We are pleased to share the latest study published in peer-reviewed journal Cornea, regarding the accuracy of the I-PEN® Tear Film Osmolarity System.

July 23, 2018

Available in the UK though Grafton Optical, the I-PEN® measures tear osmolarity by using electric impedance measurements. 

The study confirms that the I-PEN®, when used with an adaptor for in vitro measurements, provides accurate, precise, and reproducible results. The device allows clinicians to perform osmolarity measurements in a rapid manner, with readings obtained in less than 4 seconds. There is no requirement for calibration because the device is auto-calibrated with each use, and there is no requirement for sample transport, thus avoiding the inherent temperature effects associated with other devices on the market.

 

Want to find out more about the I-PEN? Click here...

 

Grafton Optical CEO David Thickens commented “This study has shown that the handheld I-PEN Tear Film Osmolarity System is accurate, repeatable and results can be obtained in a few seconds, without the disadvantages of other measurement methods. Tear film osmolarity is one of the most important markers for dry eye as specified by the TFOS DEWSII report.”

Read the study in full here. 

 

 

For more information or to arrange a demonstration, please  email sales@graftonoptical.com or call us on 01923 233980 and we will be happy to help.

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

NEW! AB Max™ - advanced outer eyelid margin cleaning for anterior blepharitis with PULSE mode for a more comfortable patient treatment experience

December 4, 2019

1/10
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Follow Us
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Facebook Basic Square
Show More

© Copyright Grafton Optical Company Ltd 2017, United Kingdom