FAQ for the Photo-Bluminator II
Can I use the Photo-Bluminator II without a phone?
Can I adapt the Photo-Bluminator to any smartphone or tablet?
How can I change the batteries?
To change the batteries, using a small phillips screw driver, unscrew the two screws on the back of the device. Gently keep open the device by inserting your screw driver in the space between the bottom cover and switch.
If you are still having difficulties, please watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZAQk6Sis-w&t=1s. If you are still having trouble, give us a call.
When do I use blue light versus the white light?
Use the Blue light to view the cornea with fluorescein. This should help to detect corneal abrasions, scratches and with contact lens fittings. The Blue light also makes it easier to diagnose cataracts.
Can I perceive depth?
When you use the Photo-Bluminator II as a direct, standalone, viewing device, you can perceive depth, as long as the distance from the doctors eye to the Photo-Bluminator II is at least 8 inches away.
How do I adjust the intensity of the LEDs?
There is a white potentiometer on the back of the device. Turn accordingly.
Who uses the Photo-Bluminator II?
Ophthalmic professionals, veterinarians, health care professionals, and emergency room personsel use the Photo-Bluminator II. Anesthesiologists use the Photo-Bluminator before and after surgery to document the condition of the patient's cornea before and after surgery.
What is the Photo-Bluminator used to look at?
Can I look at the retina?
No, unless you get an additional lens that you would align with the lens of the Photo-Bluminator. However, this is not the sturdiest, nor the best way to look at the retina
Is there any distortion?
Our lens is designed to correct for the convexity of the eye, so there is no geometric distortion.