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Flap Lifter

Bausch & Lomb Storz Instruments has introduced the E0639 Ide LASIK Flap Lifter for LASIK surgery in which the femtosecond laser is employed.

This instrument is designed to decrease friction and improve separating ability when creating, lifting and relifting the LASIK flap. The groove design on the spatula is intended to provide well-balanced cutting and dividing ability, which reduces stress on the hinge.

Bausch & Lomb Storz Instruments
800-338-2020 or
909-971-5100
www.storz.com

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Therapeutic Contact Lenses

Vistakon has announced that its Acuvue Oasys Brand Contact Lenses with Hydraclear Plus is now available in a plano lens for therapeutic use (8.4-mm base curve) as a bandage lens for certain acute and chronic ocular conditions.

The FDA has approved the lens for corneal protection, corneal pain relief, postsurgical conditions, structural stability and protection in piggyback lens fitting, as well as for use as a barrier during the healing process of various epithelial defects. Acuvue Oasys can also provide vision correction during healing if required.

Vistakon
800-843-2020 or
908-216-5200
www.ecp.acuvue.com

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New Fundus Imaging Platform

Optos has released its P200MA device, a new imaging platform that produces Optomap FA angiography for use in the detection and evaluation of retinal disease.

Patients are injected with sodium fluorescein, and the device captures ultra-widefield images of the patient’s retina in real time. The device features advanced image capture and review capabilities for disease diagnosis and treatment monitoring.

According to the company, the device is useful in the diagnosis and management of a number of posterior pole to periphery pathologies, especially diabetes, because it will allow the physician to carry out highly targeted panretinal photocoagulation.

Optos
800-854-3039 or
508-787-1400
www.optos.com

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Products & Services provides a listing of new products and services for our readers. All information and claims are those of the manufacturers and have not been verified, nor does the appearance of the product constitute an endorsement by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, EyeNet Magazine or the editorial board. We welcome your news of products and services and will feature them on a space-available basis. Please send listings to EyeNet Magazine, Products & Services, 655 Beach St., San Francisco, CA 94109, or e-mail eyenet@aao.org.

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