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Smaller Handheld Pachymeters Boast Big Practice Efficiency Benefits

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When it comes to increasing value and efficiencies in your practice, smaller handheld pachymeters boast big benefits. Driven by portability and convenience, the PachPen handheld pachymeter is proving to be the ideal solution for virtually every type of eye practitioner. 

In addition to being small and compact, the PachPen is exceptionally accurate. It’s enhanced by Keeler’s Digital Signal Analysis that works to get rid of non-perpendicular measurements on the cornea. Let’s take a closer look at the PachPen handheld pachymeter and a few of the device’s most notable benefits. 

Enjoy More Efficiency in Your Office

With more compact devices like the handheld pachymeter, you can easily overcome spatial limitations. This means you don’t have to choose between one piece of equipment over the other due to a lack of space. Best of all, you’ll enjoy superior patient flow and time efficiencies with no reduction in quality of diagnostic information or loss of volume. 

And when you’re examining or treating your patient, you don’t have to move them from location to location or even from instrument to instrument. Instead, more mobile diagnostic equipment will allow you to seamlessly treat patients in an efficient manner. 

Move without Borders with Handheld Pachymeters

The PachPen allow you to move and provide care without borders. While the obvious application of moving around the exam room isn’t to be understated, the PachPen can also be an extremely powerful tool for providing care to patients who are not able to come into the office. For instance, if you regularly provide services to patients in hospital rooms or nursing facilities, the PachPen is the must-have diagnostic essential. 

Do More with Less Concern

The PachPen is powered by a long-lasting 3.6V lithium battery power source that has the unparalleled ability to deliver an astounding 15,000 readings. Unlike other devices, you’ll never have to worry about charging the device, which allows you to do more with less concern. Best of all, the PachPen comes with two batteries. In either case, most batteries in the PachPen will last anywhere from four to six months and can be easily purchased from Keeler. 

Ergonomically Enhanced

The PachPen is a handheld pachymeter that has been uniquely engineered for ergonomics. Whether you’re right handed or left handed, the lightweight PachPen will comfortably and securely fit in your hand for fast and accurate diagnosis. 

The body of the PachPen is angled from the probe tip, while the tip and body have sighting lines that empower you to easily see the cornea, facilitating both perpendicularity and the concentration. 

Handheld Pachymeters Are Easy to Use 

The PachPen handheld pachymeter is designed for unencumbered access to all functions and screens. The unrivaled ease of use of the control buttons and straightforward graphical user interface intuitively guides you through every operation. 

All information is presented on a multi-segment, versatile, high-resolution LCD screen. The easy-to-use control buttons allow you access the intuitive user interface. It allows for the entry of IOP and will provide Corrected IOP based on the patient’s measurements of corneal thickness

Access Vital Information 

The PachPen offers you quick and accurate access to the diagnostic measurements you need, such as measured corneal thickness, Corrected IOP, entered IOP, and average for all stored measurements. In fact, the device will automatically capture and store up to 9 measurements — along with the running average of the measurements. .  

The PachPen Boasts Premium Portability 

For starters, it’s small enough to fit comfortably in your hand — measuring 18.4 cm x 3.2 cm x 3.2 cm (7 1/4” X 1 1/4” X 1 1/4”). Even though it only weighs three ounces or 85 grams, the PachPen is powerful enough to deliver accurate readings you need.

Unwavering Accuracy

Even though the PachPen is portable and small, it’s built to provide highly-accurate readings — thanks to its cutting-edge technology. Industry-leading signal acquisition and processing works behind the scenes to ensure you have highly-reliable measurements. These readings are enhanced by:

  • Automatic gain control to acquire the optimum signal
  • Real-time, high-resolution waveform analysis
  • Exceptionally high-speed signal digitalization that acquires more than 4,000 points per signal waveform.
  • Up to 20 digital signals immediately acquired and analyzed to deliver highly-accurate readings.
  • Readings are facilitated by highly-sensitive 10.5 MHz composite probe.

Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck 

The efficient manufacturing and reliable design helps ensure you get the most bang for your buck. And the upgradable software means your investment will be protected today and for several years to come. 

Contact Keeler for PachPen Handheld Pachymeters

The PachPen is a remarkable portable, handheld pachymeter designed to create efficiencies in your practice without sacrificing the quality you've come to expect. And on the other end, a 2.5 mm gentle-touch probe tip helps make sure your patients enjoy the highest level of comfort.

Contact Keeler today to experience how the PachPen can help improve your practice. 

About the Author Eugene VanArsdale

Eugene is the Director of Marketing Communications at Keeler Instruments. He has been with Keeler since 1982 and is co-holder of two patents for the company. Eugene has a true passion for the eye care industry and has dedicated himself to understanding the ins and outs of the optometric and ophthalmic equipment market.