laser photocoagulator


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laser photocoagulator

[′lā·zər ‚fōd·ō·kə′wag·yə‚lād·ər]
(medicine)
A laser combined with an ophthalmoscope for directing bursts of coherent light through a human eye to burn selected points on a detached retina; subsequent healing of the burns causes scars that weld the retina back into position.
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IRIDEX has a reputation as a high quality laser photocoagulator manufacturer in the retinal community and the addition of this module to the Millennium will make it the most complete, fully integrated surgical system on the market.
We needed a company that could custom develop a compact, reliable, green laser photocoagulator module for us in a timely manner and one whose name would be recognized as a quality product for our marketing efforts," said Kamal Sarbadhikari, Bausch & Lomb corporate vice president, Global Surgical.
The laser used for the study is the Company's commercially available IRIS Medical OcuLight(R) SLx infrared laser photocoagulator.
IRIDEX Corporation announced 510(k) clearance from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the new solid-state IRIS Medical IQ 810 infrared diode laser photocoagulator for the treatment of retinal disorders and glaucoma.
In the retrospective clinical study, 16 eyes of 15 patients with subfoveal occult wet AMD were treated with IRIDEX' IRIS Medical(R) OcuLight(R) SLx 810 nm diode laser photocoagulator in its unique LongPulse(TM) operating mode using a TTT protocol and followed over a period of 6 to 25 (mean 13) months.
This represents Coherent's anticipated introduction of a fully solid state green photocoagulator to the market that the company created with the introduction of the first green laser photocoagulator in 1970.
In February, at the annual meeting of the Macula Society, clinical study results were reported which demonstrated that the accumulated deposits associated with the early stages of dry AMD can be significantly reduced or eliminated after only one treatment with the Company's IRIS Medical OcuLight Infrared Laser Photocoagulator.
24-27, 1999) demonstrated that the accumulated deposits associated with the early stages of dry Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) can be significantly reduced or eliminated after only one treatment with the company's IRIS Medical(R) OcuLight(R) Infrared Laser Photocoagulator.
This occurred on the strength of our existing products, the OcuLight GL green laser photocoagulator and OcuLight SLx and SL infrared laser photocoagulators.
20, 1999--IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq/NMS:IRIX) announced today it started shipping the new IRIS Medical OcuLight(R) GLx semiconductor-based green laser photocoagulator.
15, 1998--IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ/NMS:IRIX) announced it has received 510K clearance from the FDA for a Dermatology Kit which allows the IRIS Medical OcuLight GL laser photocoagulator to treat vascular and pigmented skin lesions.
The OcuLight GL is the world's smallest and most portable green laser photocoagulator used to treat eye disease.