Product Family

ZEISS Slit Lamps

Proven quality for optical performance

The ZEISS slit lamp family is built to provide years of reliable service yet each one of them is unique in its usability, application range and special qualities. A wide range to choose from - tower type or integrated type, an integrated imaging module and latest illumination and filter options – all with improved ergonomics in mind.

Optical brilliance

Outstanding performance and excellent operation

Convenient imaging

“My slit lamp is a perfect fit”

ZEISS slit lamps are standard equipment for ophthalmologists, optometrists and many opticians. Eye care professionals often have very different requirements in terms of the examinations they perform.

Slit lamps from ZEISS reflect these distinctions. Delivering proven quality for reliable performance every day, they combine premium optics with superb mechanical performance and versatility. Excellent ergonomics, simple handling, convenient documentation and easy upgradeability have made them mainstays in practices around the world.

Overview in diffuse illumination

Iris-fixated phakic IOL (2)

Capsular bag structures in direct focal illumination (3)

Corneal structures in direct focal illumination (3)

Slit lamp - Integrated type

SL 115 Classic / SL 120 / SL 130

The ZEISS integrated model with Halogen light source is designed for the routine observation, diagnosis and documentation of the anterior eye segment.


  • Light source below stereomicroscope
  • Controls around slit projector

Slit lamp - Tower type

SL 220 / SL 800

The ZEISS tower model is a slit lamp biomicroscope with LED light source that is intended for use in eye examination of the anterior eye segment, from cornea epithelium to the posterior capsule.


  • Light source above stereomicroscope
  • Controls along slit projector tower

Optical brilliance

From daily routine to specialized examinations: ZEISS slit lamps deliver high-resolution images that let you focus precisely on what you want and need to see.

Bright performance and excellent operation

  • ZEISS slit lamps offer superb optical transmission with high-resolution, high-contrast images for all types of eye examinations from overview to detail.
  • Single-handed operation and ergonomic design support a comfortable body posture. Joystick, quick action brake and easy grip controls for precise slit adjustments.*
  • Choice of different illumination types, filter options as well as 3 to 5 magnification steps to cater to real-life user needs. Optional parallel or convergent tube to support your workflow preferences.

*Only applicable to SL 115 Classic, SL 120,  SL 130

Convenient imaging

  • All ZEISS slit lamps feature the ZEISS SL Imaging Module: Document any slit lamp examination with high resolution images and videos – for review, follow-ups and patient education.
  • The SL cam 5.0, a fully integrated, highly compact 5-megapixel camera, and the SL imaging software combine forces to deliver high-resolution images and videos.
  • User-specific capture settings and image review functionalities promote a smooth workflow.


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Premium optics for every day performance
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Uncovering details with brilliant optics
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SL Imaging Module from ZEISS
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Specification comparison

ZEISS Slit lamp family

  ZEISS SL 800 ZEISS SL 130 ZEISS SL 220 ZEISS SL 120 ZEISS SL 115 Classic







Slit Illumination

LED & Halogen (VarioLight)






Blue, Halogen, Green (red-free), Red, Diffusor, Yellow (optional)

Blue, Green (red-free), Grey, Diffusor, Yellow (optional)

Blue, Yellow, Green (red-free), Grey, Red, Diffusor

Blue, Green (red-free), Diffusor, Yellow (optional)

Blue, Yellow, Green (red-free), Red, Diffusor


6/10/16/25/40x with 10x eyepiece

5/8/12/20/32x with 10x eyepiece
6/10/16/25/40x with 12.5x eyepiece

10/16/25x with 12.5x eyepiece
6/10/16/25/40x with 12.5x eyepiece

5/8/12/20/32x with 10x eyepiece
6/10/16/25/40x with 12.5x eyepiece

8/12/20x with 10x eyepiece

Optional Accessories




Applanation tonometer


SL Imaging Solution

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  • 1 Courtesy of Sheraz Daya, MD FACP FACS FRCS(Ed), Centre for Sight, Corneoplastic Unit & Eye Bank, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, UK
  • 2 Courtesy of Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Kohnen, Ophthalmology Clinic, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 3 Courtesy of Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Strobel, Eye Clinic of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany