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Illuminated Phoroptor

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The Phoroptor® is acknowledged worldwide as the finest available. It is designed and constructed to provide a lifetime of reliable service and it incorporates refinements that result from Reichert's nearly 80 years of experience in the refractor business. Purchase the instrument to which all other refractors, manual and automatic, are compared. The Reichert Phoroptor® is the first and always the best - now with LED illuminated dials.

  • The Illuminated Phoroptor® and the original Ultramatic Phoroptor® are the only refractors that carry a limited lifetime warranty - your assurance of lasting quality and enduring value
  • Legendary feel and world-renowned mechanical quality
  • Made in the USA
  • Precision geared rotary prism for more precise interpolation of small prism diopters
  • Corrosion-resistant materials
  • Lighted sphere, cylinder power and cylinder axis scales are easier than ever to see
  • Utilizes cool-running, energy efficient LEDs
  • Light only what you need to see without affecting the darkened refracting environment
  • Patented LED design results in maintenance-free illumination without the need to ever change a bulb
  • Single, easy to use illumination control
  • Available in plus or minus cylinder
  • Available in black or white


llluminated Phoroptor Catalog Numbers:
Minus Cylinder - Black
11637 Plus Cylinder - Black
11656 Minus Cylinder - White
11657 Plus Cylinder - White


Included Accessories (no extra cost):

  • ± .25 Flip cross cylinder
  • + 1.50 Retinoscopic Lenses
  • Accessory Case
  • 3 pair nylon face shields
  • Rotochart
  • Reading rod with card holder

Optional Accessories (no extra cost)*:
Flip cross cylinder lenses

  • +.37D Flip cross cylinder
  • + .50 Flip cross cylinder  (Replaces the .25 flip cross cylinder lenses

Retinoscopic lenses

  • +2.00 Retinoscopic lenses (Replaces the 1.50 retinoscopic lenses)


-19.00D to +16.75D
0.25D Steps
+0.12D Sphere in auxiliary dial included

Cylinder Power:
0.00D to 6.00D
0.25D Steps
Plus or minus lens system optional 0.12D and 2.00D accessory cells included

Cylinder Axis:
360 degrees (Double 0 to 180 degrees scale)
5 degrees graduations

Cross Cylinder:
± 0.25
± 0.37 or ± 0.05 Optional

0 to 20 Prism Diopter, 1 Prism Diopter graduations

48 mm to 75 mm, 1 mm graduations

Vertex Distance:
13.75 mm (normal)
Graduations extend range by 6 mm

Reading Distance:
5 to 28 inches
Centimeter and diopter scales included

Auxiliary Dial:
10 lenses plus 2 open apertures



*No extra cost applies only if stipulated at the time of order


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