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Clear Cut - July 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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9 9 J U LY 2 0 1 5 | O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T loading IOLs, eliminating infection risk and saving time — about a minute per procedure. So far, only monofocal lenses are preloaded, but the company expects to add other types. • Optos has added California Ultra, a new imaging modal- ity with indocyanine green angiography, to its tabletop ultra-widefield retinal imaging system, as well as several software and hardware enhancements, including ProView, which helps track retinal disease progression over time. • Bausch & Lomb's Victus Femtosecond Laser is a vivid and versatile femto that lets surgeons perform capsulo- tomies, fragmentation, arcuate incisions, corneal incisions and LASIK flaps. Swept source optical coherence tomography and an easy-to-use graphic interface provide high-contrast visual guidance. • The Cyclo G6 from Iridex uses Micropulse technology to perform cyclophotocoagulation, which lets tissue cool between pulses, thereby reducing tissue damage and other complications. Patients are able to go to work the next day, says the rep. • Katena's new Double-X speculums feature a "double-X" mechanism that opens lids in a parallel motion, so there's minimal external pres- sure on the globe. Additionally, as the blades open, the mechanism moves away from the surgical field, providing unobstructed access to the field. — Jim Burger

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