Peek Retina is a portable ophthalmoscope that enables you to view and capture retinal images on your smartphone wherever you are, through a dilated eye.
Turn On and Charging Press the On Button to turn on the Examination Lights. If the indicator light flashes attach the charging cable to the USB port and charge. You can use Peek Retina while charging (Approx. 100 examinations per charge).
Attaching the Clip to your Smartphone
Attaching Peek Retina to the Clip
Optimising for Image Capture
Practice using Peek Retina with the Training Eye Box The Training Eye Box contains 2 cards with images of various retinal conditions. It has been designed to help you practice using Peek Retina
Using Peek Retina on a Patient
Storage Store safely when not in use. Use the Lens Cap to keep dust free. To clean the window gently rub with the dry Microfibre Pouch provided.
If you have any queries please contact us on
Using Peek Retina Camera
Instructions and settings for Peek Retina Camera app
Frequently Asked Questions Click here to read our frequently asked questions.
Peek Retina Demonstration
|Examination lights do not turn on||Battery needs charging||Charge the battery by connecting the USB cable provided to a power supply|
|No image on smartphone screen||Smartphone camera app not switched on||Turn on smartphone camera app|
|Dark smartphone camera screen||Illumination lens unit or clip misaligned||Check alignment of unit and clip and realign if required, ensure unit is on|
|Image cut off or at edge of screen||Illumination lens unit or clip misaligned||Check alignment of unit and clip and realign if required|
|Images are out of focus||Autofocus not optimising view Phone case preventing contact with phone camera||Touch screen to autofocus Remove any protective phone case from phone before use|
|Images are hazy||Smartphone camera lens and/or illumination lens are not clean||Clean smartphone camera lens and both glass surfaces of illumination lens unit using the dry microfibre pouch provided|
|Image too bright/dark||Different eye types require different brightness levels||Use the Brightness Button to switch between – Low, Medium, High|
|Patient discomfort during examination with Peek Retina||Patients will have different tolerance levels to light||Use the Brightness Button to switch between Low, Medium and High whilst still maintaining image quality – Allow the patient to rest before trying again|
|Poor image capture||Patient movement, various eye conditions, non-optimal environment||Ask the patient to focus on something in the distance or try video capture and then edit and save best frames (still images) from video captured|
Peek Vision Head Office, 1 Fore St, London EC2Y 9DT UK
Peek, Peek Acuity and Peek Retina are trading names of Peek Vision Ltd, a registered company (09937174) in England and Wales.
Peek Vision Ltd is 100% owned by The Peek Vision Foundation (registered charity number 1165960), a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number: 9919543). Registered office: Kings Parade, Lower Coombe Street, Croydon, Surrey, England, CR0 1AA.