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Canon’s first fully hybrid digital retinal camera receives FDA clearance


The Canon CX-1 Hybrid Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Digital Retinal Camera has received 510(k)clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Canon CX-1 Hybrid Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Digital Retinal Camera is Canon’s first fully hybrid digital retinal camera with both mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes. With one-touch, the operator can automatically switch between mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes, utilizing different functions within seconds and performing several concurrent ocular tests. The Canon CX-1 Hybrid Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Digital Retinal Camera allows the user to take one-shot Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) photography in a standard configuration, for both mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes.


Canon’s EOS camera technology, with its renowned image processing capabilities, is adapted exclusively for medical use in the CX-1 Hybrid Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Digital Retinal Camera, providing up to 15.1-megapixel resolution. The CX-1 is capable of delivering clear and detailed diagnostic images for virtually immediate review. The single onboard digital camera handles five different photography modes with ease, including non-mydriatic FAF, Color, Red-free, Cobalt and Fluorescein angiography photography




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