FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need dilation of the eye?
Yes
Do I need Slit Lamp to work with MII Ret Cam?
No. You do not need Slit Lamp with MII RetCam. Independency from slit lamp allows peripheral imgaing and ease of its use in camp settings.
What do I need apart from MII Ret Cam device?
You need 20 D lens and Smartphone with flashlight.
How do I store my Images?
MII Ret Cam App will allow you to save the complete patient data.
Will I be able to take still pictures or I need to take video?
You can take both still pictures and videos.
Do I need to buy a 20D lens especially for MII Ret Cam?
No, you can easily detach 20 D lens from MII Ret Cam when it’s not needed.
Can I share photos and patient details with my referral doctor or patient?
Yes, You can send the complete report including pictures with a single click to the email id of physician or patient. Photos can also be stored in your gallery which allows you to share with other medias such as whatsapp etc
Can I print photos from MII Ret Cam?
Yes, You can connect your phone with Bluetooth printer and take print. However MII Ret Cam recommends paper free transmission of reports which is easy and cost effective
Do I need additional training to capture images with MII Ret Cam?

Each fundus camera including higher end has a learning curve of 2-3 weeks. However in our experience ophthalmologist and technicians can learn MII Ret Cam imaging within 1 week without any additional training.


Following stepwise approach for 1 week is extremely helpful to get used to the device and capture crisp pictures either by ophthalmologists or technicians.


  • First 2 days well dilated clear phakic eyes (Avg 10 patients (20 Eyes) / day)
  • Next 2 days well dialted cataractous eyes (Avg 10 patients ( 20 Eyes) / day)
  • Next 1 days well dilated pseudophakic eyes (Avg 10 patients ( 20 Eyes) / day)
  • Next 2 days well dilated infant eyes (Avg 10 patients ( 20 Eyes) / day)
  • Are there any special tips to get best results with MII Ret Cam

    Following tips are helpful.


    • 1. 20 D lens should be scratch free.
    • 2. Gentle clicks on the camera to avoid device movement.
    • 3. Click multiple pictures when your Image is focussed and clear.
    • 4. Use patients opposite hand for fixation with other eye.
    • 5. Image in lying down position in the beginning. Once you are used to, imaging can be done in sitting position also.
    • 6. Device should be in straight axis with area of interest.