Slit Lamp Breath Shields - Eye Health Nepal

Slit Lamp Breath Shields

Importance of Slit Lamp Breath Shield

Slit Lamp Breath shield could help prevent the spread of coronavirus and other respiratory illness during eye exams. Ophthalmologist and other eye care practitioners are required to be in close contact with patients during an eye examination procedure and thus they were not able to maintain the distance of 6 feet which is recommended by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In order to combat this and prevent the transmission of respiratory illnesses including COVID-19, Topcon is now offering all of its slit lamp customers a free breath shield that fits onto their instrument 

Slit Lamp Breath Shields in Nepal

Many of major eye hospitals and eye centres of Nepal are making breath shields using locally available resources at the earlier time of COVID-19 outbreaks.  Now readymade acrylic material made slit lamp breath shields are also available in Nepalese market. Here are some photos of breath shields applied on various companies slit lamps.

It helps to minimize the transmission of respiratory illnesses including COVID-19

Topcon slit lamp
Breath Shield for Haag-Streit Slit Lamp
Breath Shield for Haag-Streit Slit Lamp
inami slit lamp breath shield
Breath Shield in Inami Slit Lamp

Topcon Slit Lamp
Full-Size Slit Lamp Breath Shield on Topcon Slit Lamp of Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology

Slit lamp breath shield for inami slit lamp

Haag-Streit Javal Keratometer Breath Shield
Haag-Streit Javal Keratometer Breath Shield
If you need Slit-lamp breath shield, Keratometer Breath Shield and phoropter breath shield message us on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/eyehealthinfo or write us an email at eyehealthnepal (at) gmail.com

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