Femtosecond laser platform receives FDA approval for arcuate incision procedure

July 18, 2014
The VICTUS femtosecond laser platform from Bausch + Lomb Technolas has received FDA 510(k) clearance for creating arcuate cuts/incisions in the cornea in patients undergoing cataract surgery or other ophthalmic treatments that require those cuts.

The VICTUS femtosecond laser platform from Bausch + Lomb Technolas (Aliso Viejo, CA/Munich, Germany) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for creating arcuate cuts/incisions in the cornea in patients undergoing cataract surgery or other ophthalmic treatments that require those cuts.

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The company has been installing VICTUS systems in leading surgery centers globally since it received the CE mark in Europe in November 2011 and FDA clearance in July 2012. Today, the platform is approved for the creation of a corneal flap in patients undergoing LASIK surgery and anterior capsulotomy during cataract surgery, as well as penetrating arcuate incisions in the U.S. In Europe, the platform is approved for the aforementioned procedures as well as INTRACOR and lens fragmentation.

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