CellChek C. High-grade model providing wide-field visualization of the cornea; including from limbus to limbus, endothelium to epithelium. •, High-resolution. Dystrophy, keratoconus, other corneal dystrophies and trauma. Konan’s specular microscopes are the global gold standard for precision assessment of the most. The CellChek XL™ delivers cellular level imaging of the corneal endothelium with the industry’s most comprehensive tools for cellular morphology and trending.

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I’m a new patient and they have really worked with me on appointment times and A secondary consideration is that specular The CellChek XL has been of benefit in allowing me to proactively prevent problems.

By obtaining a quantitative measure of corneal function, physicians can definitively determine if the patient’s cornea oknan more vulnerable. The primary reason physicians should utilize the Konan Cellcheck is because it improves patient care.

This test is also needed for patients contemplating implantation of phakic intraocular lenses or refractive surgery.

If the cell count diminishes for whatever reason and the cornea swells, it becomes more challenging to obtain an accurate cell count. The lipid layer of the tear film is produced by the conjunctival goblet cells. Use the “Comment” link above to leave your thoughts, and the author will respond.


Most patients do not know that you must have a healthy endothelium to undergo any type of surgery to the eye. Many clinicians also use specular microscopy for clinical assessment of contact lens related corneal distress. This instrument can be used easily and accurately with little training.

CellChek XL™ Specular Microscope from Konan Medical USA Inc.

Critical information such as this can change your treatment plan. Specular microscopy is an essential tool in my practice and should be embraced by every academic institution, corneal micrkscope, and anterior segment surgeon.

The very formation of excrescences, deposits, or guttata alerts us to the fact that this cornea is more susceptible. We can and should examine patients in high definition. The best eye doctor ever!

The system is used globally for routine clinical use including many of the leading medical and surgical applications such as: The CellChek Specular Microscope represents microsvope latest in specular microscopy providing robust clinical evidence, and patented analysis methods that can reliably assess even problematic endothelium.

However, even with these advancements, corneal swelling associated with cataract surgery still occurs. These folks are awesome.

OphthalmologyWeb wants to hear from you. In speclar to repeat or follow-up testing, specular microscopy is reimbursable when medically indicated and consistent with locally accepted standards of practice, but the reason for testing must be clearly documented.

The world of ophthalmology is going completely automated. This method is generally reserved for cases where substantial numbers of endothelial cells have been lost The software analysis package provides the: Added Value – Reimbursement and Coding For reimbursement by Medicare, medical necessity must be demonstrated.


Documentation of specular microscopy should include the following elements: Without specular microscopy, you could conceivably cause harm to this patient, leading to a cascade of issues including the eventual need for a corneal transplant. This means that 10, patients experience complications with what is usually a straightforward procedure. As a fully automated system, the CellChek XL includes non-contact pachymetry and peripheral analysis features critical micriscope following tissue transplantation procedures.


KONAN MEDICAL, INC. Specular Microscope

Under normal circumstances, healthy cells can be retained, but trauma, inflammation, and heredity are possible factors that can impact the health of the endothelial layer. A sample interpretive report can be found in Figure 2.

The CellChek includes strong trends analysis to make robust use of minimum numbers of observable cells with advanced disease state corneas.

The central corneal thickness of this aphakic eye was microns. Specular microscopy enables you to accurately quantify the endothelial function, identifies patients who are potentially problematic pre-operatively, and facilitates the appropriate treatment of that case.