IDRA Ocular Surface Analyser nominated for Product of the Year at the AOP Awards 2020, celebrating excellence in optics

October 15, 2019


Experience the next generation in fully automated, ocular surface analysis with IDRA. 


We are excited to announce that the IDRA Ocular Surface Analyser by SBM Sistemi has been nominated in the Product of the Year category at the AOP Awards 2020. AOP members can place their vote in this category here.


The IDRA Ocular Surface Analyser is the world’s first comprehensive diagnostic system for high quality tear film analysis.


IDRA allows detailed structural analysis of the lipid, aqueous and mucin layers of the tear film composition and allows the operator to identify not only the quality and quantity of a patient’s tear film but also the type of Dry Eye disease present.


IDRA’s intuitive user software efficiently integrates the following complex examinations and allows for quick and detailed examinations, providing the user with easy to read ‘traffic light’ result reports. 


  • Auto-interferometry

  • Tear meniscus height measurement

  • Auto-NIBUT (non-invasive break up time)

  • BUT staining test

  • Blink rate

  • Meibography and 3D Meibomian Gland imaging

  • Bulbar redness classification

  • Pupillometry

  • White to white measurement

  • Cylindrical dandruff, demodex and blepharitis analysis

  • Surface pattern visualisation

  • Lifestyle questionnaire

  • Hyperaemia classification

  • Grading comparisons

  • Report generation


Grafton Optical CEO David Thickens commented “IDRA’s extensive features allow clinicians to show their patients how different treatment approaches can benefit them and demonstrate quantifiable improvements throughout their treatment journey. We are very excited to announce IDRA’s nomination as Product of the Year at the AOP Awards which reflects the innovation and success of this landmark instrument, and the impact that it is having on the diagnosis and treatment of Dry Eye disease amongst opticians and clinicians .”


To book an appointment on the Grafton Optical stand M16 at 100% Optical 2020 to demo the IDRA or discuss with a member of the Grafton Optical team, please click here


For a quotation or to arrange a demonstration of the SBM Sistemi IDRA or any of our other products please contact or call us on +44 (0)1923 233980.





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