REICHERT VRx- Digital Refraction System

Phoroptor® VRx – Digital Refraction System

Drive practice efficiency and accelerate the exam process. Phoroptor VRx Digital Refraction System easily adapts to your practice, allowing you to rapidly perform all of the functions of a manual Phoroptor, and so much more, while comfortably seated next to your patient.

Phoroptor VRx sets new standards in digital refraction. With the thinnest, most compact design available, incredibly fast lens exchanges, motorized prisms, split cylinder lenses, and ultra-quiet operation, Phoroptor VRx offers an outstanding patient experience.


The touchscreen display and ergonomic keypad features a multi-function control knob with unmatched feel and versatility. The intuitive interface has all the pre-programmed and programmable tests you’ll need for an exceptional user experience.

Phoroptor VRx connects to EMR systems as well as numerous models of pre-test and acuity devices from both Reichert and non-Reichert brands, for effortless integration.

Phoroptor VRx is made in the USA.

Great Benefits:

Perform a refraction while comfortably seated, and from a portable controller box with an 8″ viewable color screen. Reduce the amount of back and neck stress experienced from refracting numerous patients day-in-day-out.
Transition easily between plus and minus cylinder during the refraction process.
Fully integrate the Auto Phoroptor VRx or automatic data import from various devices, such as a lensmeter, auto-refractor or patient data from your Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.
Flip between old and new prescriptions with the touch of a button.
Incorporate the Auto Phoroptor VRx into your current lane set-up. No need to purchase additional equipment.

Outstanding Features:

The sleek, compact and non-intimidating design allows for greater visibility of the patient, and their expressions during the examination. The ultra slim lens profile prevents the patient from experiencing tunnel vision.
Prism lenses slide in manually, minimizing the width of the lens aperture.
Adjust the horizontal right and left eye of the patient independently, and without changing the patient’s prescription axis.
Automatic convergence and transition to binocular measurement when the near point rod is lowered, and automatic removal of the ADD power when the near point rod is raised.
Polarized lenses and Maddox cylinder are available, along with selectable default lens options for retinoscopy (+1.50 or +2.00).
Standard Included Accessories:

Dust Cover – Phoroptor Head
Dust Cover – Controller
Phoroptor Cable
User’s Guide
Decimal Card Holder or Snellen Card Holder
Power Cord 115V or Power Cord 230V
Card Beam Assembly
Card Illuminator
Face Shield Kit (2 sets)
Quick Reference Card


Phoroptor Head:
Spherical Effects
+17.75 to -22.25 D
0.25 and 1.0 D

Cylinder Power
-8.0 to +8.0 D
0.25 and 1.0 D

Axis Adjustment
0° to 180°
1° and 10°

Cross Cylinder Test
±0.25 D

Prismatic Effects (Optional)
0.20 Prism Diopter per eye
0.50 Prism Diopter per eye 0.25 Prism Diopter per eye

Corneal Vertex Distance
16 mm

Pupil Distance
50 to 80 mm
Steps 1 mm binocular

400 mm

Height Level of Eyes, adjustment
±3 mm

via bubble level

Free Aperture
19 mm

Thickness of Housing at the Viewing Aperture
26 mm

Width x Height x Depth (at PD = 64 mm)
31 x 20.3 x 7.1 cm (12.2 x 8 x 2.8 in.)

Weight With Mount, Without Prism Compensator
4.42 kg (9.75 lb)

Weight With Mount, With Prism Compensator
4.65 kg (10.25 lb)

Weight Without Mount, Without Prism Compensator
3.95 kg (8.70 lb)

Weight Without Mount, With Prism Compensator
4.17 kg (9.20 lb)

Controller with Display:
Controller – Width x Height x Depth
23.4 x 4.6 x 16.8 cm (9.9 x 1.5 x 6.9 in.)

Display – Width x Height x Depth
22.4 x 15.7 x 1.5 cm (10 x 7 x 2.8 in.)

Display Size – Diagonal
10.4 in. (1024×768 pixel resolution)
2.9 kg (6.4 lb)

Central Unit:
Physical Specifications:
Width x Height x Depth
20.1 x 8.9 x 26.7 cm (7.9 x 3.5 x 10.5 in.)
3.2 kg (7.1 lb)
Electrical Specifications

Input Voltage
100 – 240V~
50 – 60 Hz
Current (max.)
60 VA
T2AL 250V
Ports (1 each):
Controller (Keypad)
Projector (Acuity System)
Instrument 1 I/O
Instrument 2 I/O
EMR Port
Transfer Port