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  1. LensAR laser platform garners FDA approval for corneal incisions in cataract surgery

    Online Articles

    Mon, 7 Jan 2013

    incisions in refractive cataract surgery. The system ..... components of laser cataract surgery , including ..... anatomy, even for dense cataracts . The platform provides ..... removal of all grades of cataracts and reduce the need ..... required in conventional cataract surgery. Furthermore

  2. Abbott enters laser cataract surgery market with OptiMedica acquisition

    Online Articles

    Fri, 26 Jul 2013

    into the femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery market. Under the agreement ..... or sales milestones. Related: Laser cataract surgery: Clearly advanced Related ..... technically demanding manual steps in cataract surgery for removal of the crystalline

  1. Ophthalmic surgeon performs first 3D complex cataract surgery in Canada

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Aug 2013

    Ophthalmic surgeon Ike K. Ahmed, MD, performed the first complex cataract surgery in Canada using the TrueVision (Mississauga, ON, Canada ..... ophthalmic center demos 3D visualization technology during laser cataract surgery Ahmed says that using the platform provided distinct

  2. Femtosecond laser system approach promising for cataract surgery

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jan 2011

    system for femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery that safely cuts 12 times more ..... LensAR (Winter Park, FL). Currently, cataract surgery involves capsulorhexis (manually ..... hole in the capsule, and slice up the cataract and lens—all before the patient enters

  3. Blocking harmful blue light may preserve eye health in cataract surgery patients

    Online Articles

    Tue, 13 Apr 2010

    filtering intraocular lenses (IOLs) during cataract surgery helps maintain visual eye function ..... com . The report continues: "As a cataract surgeon, I am committed to helping my ..... light from reaching the retina following cataract surgery. Click here to view the full

  4. WaveTec Vision secures $16.5M to market cataract surgery system

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Apr 2012

    Viejo, CA) has closed a new round of financing for its recently introduced ORA System, a wavefront aberrometry system for cataract surgery , securing an additional $16.5 million. The financing further validates the scientific and clinical potential of

  5. UK ophthalmic center demos 3D visualization technology during laser cataract surgery

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Jun 2013

    day-long event, Daya performed four laser cataract procedures while the live 3D surgical view was ..... tissue depth involved in this newest form of cataract surgery. Related: Laser cataract surgery: Clearly advanced Related: TrueVision

  6. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY/LASER CATARACT SURGERY: OCT-enabled systems okayed for clinical use

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    Catalys Precision Laser System, a laser cataract surgery system that combines a femtosecond ..... scanning technology. The system enables cataract surgeons to perform image-guided pre ..... study results published in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery have demonstrated

  7. Flat-panel displays for refractive-cataract surgery from TrueVision Systems

    Online Articles

    Tue, 14 Apr 2009

    Visualization Platform for Refractive- Cataract Surgery First ever 3D flat panels for ..... configurations today at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. For the first ..... guidance applications for the refractive- cataract surgical market that is expected to generate

  8. Johnson & Johnson to acquire ophthalmic device maker Abbott Medical Optics for $4.33B

    Online Articles

    Mon, 19 Sep 2016

    Abbott's ophthalmic products in three business segments: cataract surgery , laser refractive surgery, and consumer eye health ..... Care Companies' group chairman, the company will enter into cataract surgery, which is one of the most commonly performed surgeries

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