Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard ophthalmic and optometry equipment, has produced easy-to-follow disinfection guidelines for all Haag-Streit products, to assist Clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It is obviously always important to properly clean ophthalmic diagnostic devices after each exam. Haag-Streit recommends that the cleaning and disinfection guide contained in the instructions for use is followed for each of its devices.
� This small daily cleaning and disinfection routine can have a big impact on both the Clinician and the Patient's health, especially now. The COVID-19 pandemic has dictated an even greater need for eye care professionals to adopt thorough, regular cleaning and disinfection procedures, and these easy-to-follow instructions have been developed to simplify the process and help reduce the spread of the virus.
There are guidelines for many of the Haag-Streit products, including the; Haag-Streit Slit Lamp range, LENSTAR 900 biometer and Octopus 900 and Octopus 600 perimeters. There are also guidelines for slit lamp imaging equipment, including the; FM 300, IM 600 and IM 900.
A full list of disinfection guidelines, please visit the dedicated page on the HS-UK website. The page contains a summary of helpful resources and educational material, which may be useful in the current COVID-19 environment.