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LKC Technologies secures approval for ophthalmic diagnostic device

US-based medical device company LKC Technologies has secured the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for the RETeval device and associated Sensor Strips skin electrodes.

The RETeval device is a portable, handheld, functional diagnostic device for medical professionals to diagnose patients with diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, CRVO, pediatric nystagmus and inherited diseases.

The device provides ‘highly reliable’ results without the need for dilation by using a patented, built-in pupillometry.

LKC’s patented disposable Sensor Strips are designed to offer ‘safe and accurate’ testing. They are comfortable for patients and easy to apply.

Furthermore, they are said to be specifically helpful in the pediatric market and where the use of corneal electrodes is not possible.