Portable Near Infrared Vein Finder
The IV-eye® near infrared vein finder
Simplicity: The IV-eye is easy to operate, requires no calibration and can be used with minimal training.
Portability: The IV-eye is a portable, lightweight, handheld device that is about the size of a smartphone.
Performance: The IV-eye uses directly applied near infrared (NIR) light and advanced digital processing to display a real-time image of the tissue and veins underneath the skin’s surface to depths of up to 10mm.*
* can vary from patient to patient
The IV-eye has been certified as meeting the requirements of Directive 93/42/EEC on Medical Devices, Annex II (excluding Section 4)
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LCD Display Screen
LED Near Infrared Lights
Laser Index Light
Where is the IV-Eye® used?
These areas are where patients are most likely to be receiving IV Therapy and could benefit from the IV-eye near infrared vein finder.
|Secondary care areas|
|General Surgical Wards||These wards use IV Therapy for fluid and electrolyte balance pre and post surgery.|
|General Medical Wards||Use IV Therapy for fluid and electrolyte balance, and drug therapy regimes when patients may suffer fluid loss from conditions such as severe diarrhoea and vomiting.|
|Oncology Units||Where strict chemotherapy regimes must be adhered to.|
|Renal Units||To regulate sodium and water content of blood.|
|Cardiovascular Units||To regulate changes in blood volume.|
|Respiratory Units||To replace water loss|
|Endocrine Units||Where disease of the hypothalamus can lead to a disruption in fluid and electrolyte balance.|
|Stroke Units||Where the thirst reflex has been impaired.|
To meet infection control requirements, the IV-eye should only be used with a single-use disposable cover. This cover has been designed by Novarix specifically for the IV-eye to ensure ease of use and to maintain performance. The IV-eye is supplied with a box of 24 disposable covers as standard.
The IV-eye has a dedicated carry case which is designed to keep the device safe and secure during storage and transportation. This is available as an optional extra. If you would like more information, please contact us.