FEATURED NEWS ITEMPortable device to monitor the blink reflex cleared by Food and Drug Administration
EyeStat (blinktbi, Charleston, SC), a portable, lightweight device for measuring the natural blink reflex, received clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2019.Read More
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PressBlinktbi's portable EyeStat device measures blink reflex
EyeStat, cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, delivers data about the blink reflex in less than a minute. It stimulates and measures the blink reflex using light puffs of air, high-speed videography and a proprietary algorithm. A news release from the Medical University of South Carolina said the FDA clearance enables the company to market EyeStat as a measuring tool that displays the mechanically induced blink reflex, though it cannot yet market it as a diagnostic device.
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