Here are some things an optometrist should look for when purchasing an auto refractor (keratometer)

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1. Choosing the right vendor can make all the difference in your buying and implementation experience.

Many doctors agree that customer service should be your number one consideration when you are deciding between vendors for your new auto refractor or keratometer. Doctors want prompt and effective customer service that includes quick and accurate diagnosis of any potential problem and a reliable and timely solution that will permit uninterrupted, seamless ongoing business.

We recommend that doctors choose a vendor with exceptional customer service and helpful policies such as providing additional training for new staff or further training for established workers.

With technology changing at such a rapid pace, a good working relationship with your vendor is a must. Whether it’s software upgrades, integration concerns, hardware failures or staff training issues, you want to know your vendor will be there to help.

Ezer Brand Auto Refractor / Keratometer ERK-9000, state of the art refraction system.

The ERK-9000 combines all of the necessary visual pre-testing functions in one smartly designed instrument. Operators can perform refractometry and keratometry alone or simultaneously. The ERK-9000 is also quick. It has a simple and convenient user environment. The ERK-9000 features a user-friendly dashboard view. Sharp images with easy-to-understand icons make this 7.0-inch color TFT color touch screen LCD interface enjoyable to work with. Patients presenting with cataract or IOL won’t present a challenge with the ERK-9000. In fact, now you can gather a wealth of information about natural lens opacity as well as take measurements on patients who have intraocular lens implants. The Enhanced Illumination Imaging capability in the ERK-9000 is very helpful in determining ocular health. You can check for scratches and other corneal damage as well as check for lens abnormalities such as cataract.

Easy network capability combines the ERK-9000 Auto Refractor / Keratometer (Ezer Brand), with an Ezer chart projector and digital refractors to form an Ezer Digital Refraction Practice. The complete suite of products will allow you to perform a full digital vision exam, from pretest to Rx. Wide dioptric measurement range general exam data as well as prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses can be made much more efficiently with the ERK-9000. The corneal diameter and base curve of contact lenses can be measured with this one instrument. ERK-9000 covers an impressive measurement range of -25.00D to +22.00D.

Motorized chin rest sets the chin rest and measuring point with the simple press of a button. The auto refractor / keratometer (Ezer Brand/ ERK-9000), allows for 65mm of movement. High speed printer with auto paper cut the high-speed printer provides immediate results. The findings are printed and then cut for your added convenience

2. Consider integration with your existing equipment, especially EMR

If you use an EMR, will this equipment work best if integrated via wireless or cable connections? Does your EMR company already have a relationship with this vendor or do you need to involve them in this transition pre-purchase? What are the costs for these changes?

The Ezer brand is the next wave of Auto Refractor / Keratometer Ezer that will be cross integrated with any other diagnostics equipment, either Ezer Brand, or any other brand directly connected with your EMR

3. Once you determine purchasing the equipment makes clinical and financial sense, the next step is training.

Negotiate training hours in the initial purchase contract. For the Auto Refractor / Keratometer Ezer Brand ERK-9000 system, your office manager and your staff will become adept to all the rapid basic hands on operational functions of this incredible refraction system that is considered the most reliable, accurate and most financially economical for any optometrist budget. Overall, adding new or replacing manual technology to your office can be satisfying, as long as you take all the right steps to ensure personal and patient satisfaction, along with financial success.

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For more information regarding the Auto Refractor / Keratometer Ezer, please contact Robert Ochoa at [email protected].

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