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.
Statements regarding anticipated increases in IRIDEX's market share of laser photocoagulators and related delivery devices in the operating room setting and growing market trends of fully integrated systems for the operating room environment, as well as statements relating to the future sales of the laser module and Millennium products and expectations of future sales growth are preliminary and forward looking.
The Novus Verdi joins Coherent's Novus(R) Omni(TM) multi-color photocoagulator, Novus(R) 2000 argon laser photocoagulator, and Ultima(R) 2000 portable argon laser photocoagulator as the newest addition to a complete line of products and accessories for ophthalmologists performing laser photocoagulation.
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.
The sp-mode[TM] is the latest advancement in LightMed laser photocoagulators, offering an innovative approach to achieving positive clinical outcomes and eliminating laser-induced thermal tissue damage or treatment side effects.
The MICRORUPTOR V, together with our IRIS Medical(R) OcuLight(R) laser photocoagulators, will create an offering of greater appeal to high-volume, comprehensive ophthalmic practices.
IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ/NMS:IRIX) announced it will display three new products at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) taking place in Orlando, Florida on October 24-27, 1999: the IRIS Medical Tri-Mode(TM) OcuLight(R) SLx, a new family of TruFocus(TM) Laser Indirect Ophthalmoscopes (LIO), and the EasyFit(TM) Conversion Kit to upgrade outdated argon laser photocoagulators.