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Equipment specifications: Fundus camera for diabetic retinopathy screening

Diabetic retinopathy screening, with elderly women queueing to be examined at a slit lamp

This document specifies the minimum standards for a non-mydriatic digital fundus (retinal) camera unit. The unit can be a fixed or portable fundus camera.

It is based on the English National Screening Programme for diabetic retinopathy 2003-2016.

Contributors to this document

  • Philip Hoare – IAPB, London, UK
  • Prof Peter Scanlon – The University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • Prof Tien Y Wong – Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
  • Prof Nathan Congdon – Queen’s University, Belfast, UK
  • Dr Renée du Toit – Independent Eye Health Consultant South Africa
  • David Faulmann, Dr Fabrizio D’Esposito, and Rashin Choudhry – The Fred Hollows Foundation.