A cross-disciplinary collaboration effort for a General Engineering course at the University of Illinois.
SCOPEredesign the slit lamp to provide more space between the chinrest and the patient’s chest to increase comfort for patients of varying sizes
BACKGROUNDslit lamps are used by optometrists and opthalmologists to examine patients’ eyes using a high powered light (slit lamp) in combination with a microscope
TEAMRachel Walker, Biomedical Eng.Ziying “Rebecca” Xiang, Industrial Eng.Gina Taylor, Industrial Design
EXPERTSDr. Michael Tsipursky, Carle ClinicDr. Lawrence Kessler, Kessler OpticalDr. Cameron Smith, Texas State OpticalDr. Shawn Prapta, Texas State Optical