Navigation Links
TrueVision Announces TrueGuide™ Computer-Guided Surgery System for Cataract Surgery

Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013

TrueVision® 3D Surgical, the world’s leader in 3D visualization and guidance applications for microsurgery, announced the release of the TrueGuide™ Computer-Guided Surgery system. TrueGuide™ provides digital guidance for astigmatism correction and advanced lens placement during cataract surgery.

TrueVision will present TrueGuide™ at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, November 16-19, 2013, Booth 4512 and Booth 2516.

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed procedure in the world. In the US alone nearly three million procedures are performed each year. Of those three million procedures, over 70% of patients will have astigmatism greater than 0.5 diopters, which can require the use of corrective eyewear post-operatively when left untreated.

Astigmatism can be corrected during cataract surgery using different methods, including the use of toric lens implants and/or performing corrective incisions in the eye (AK/LRIs). The efficacy of these options is directly related to alignment and placement.

TrueGuide is the first and only computer-guided surgery system with Dynamic Optimization, which matches patient conditions to available treatment options specific to surgeon parameters and tendencies in real-time during surgery. This guidance assists surgeons in targeting the lowest residual astigmatism based on multiple variables with toric IOL alignment, limbal relaxing incision, incision placement and intraocular lens centration.

TrueGuide integrates with multiple diagnostic devices through the TrueCapture™ software for accurate pre-operative analysis and surgical planning. TrueGuide software will bring optimal patient efficiency to cataract surgical practices, as well as provide precise data for use in the TrueVision® computer-guidance surgical applications.

“We see TrueGuide as a key component of premium practices wishing to offer state of the art capabilities to their patients seeking cataract surgery, along with the near-term potential to integrate with new and existing complementary surgery technologies,” said Forrest Fleming, CEO of TrueVision. “Compatibility with any surgical microscope is a key aspect of this broad appeal.”

“I am an early adopter of TrueGuide computer guidance for my practice,” states Jonathon D. Solomon, MD, of Solomon Eye Physicians & Surgeons. “I use TrueGuide for centration of multifocal lenses and toric lens alignment. The preliminary results are outstanding and I am excited to use TrueGuide as a standard of care for my practice.”

“I’ve been working with TrueVision since it was only a heads-up 3D visualization system. They were also the first to introduce computer-guided surgery to the market,” says James A. Katz, MD, of The Midwest Center for Sight. “TrueVision is the pioneer of computer-guided ophthalmic surgery and the new features and capabilities of TrueGuide bring more precision to many key steps of advanced cataract surgery.”

TrueGuide Features

     • Accurate Diagnostics
         • Integration with the i-Optics Cassini diagnostic device
         • TrueCapture™ software suggests treatment and IOL choice

     • Advanced Data Flow
         • TrueGuide™ preoperative and intraoperative software link
         • Seamless transfer of patient data and surgical planning

     • Dynamic Optimization
         • Software engine provides real-time calculations
         • Links primary incision location and IOL positioning
         • Drives lowest residual astigmatism based upon multiple variables

     • Precision Surgical Guidance
         • Surgical templates powered by TrueVision® Smart 3D
         • Customized individual surgeon profiles
         • Auto-registration and eye tracking

     • Clinical Outcomes Analysis
         • Postoperative diagnostics with Cassini to drive nomogram analysis
         • CE Mark and FDA clearance

TrueGuide software is a component of the FDA-cleared and CE-marked TrueVision® 3D Visualization and Guidance System.

About TrueVision® 3D Surgical
TrueVision® 3D Surgical is the world leader in digital 3D visualization and guidance for microsurgery. Santa Barbara, California-based TrueVision® has developed and patented an intelligent, real-time, 3D surgical visualization and computer guidance platform. The system enables surgeons to record surgery in 3D and to stream live video of the surgical field, making it an unparalleled teaching tool. The company is focused on developing a suite of 3D guidance applications for microsurgery to improve surgical efficiencies and patient outcomes. The system is in use at hundreds of hospitals and institutions around the world.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. University of Chicago Medicine is the First in Illinois to Adopt TrueVision 3D Surgical System for Ophthalmic Surgery and Teaching
2. TrueVision® 3D Surgical Receives CE Mark Approval of 3D Computer-Aided Guidance Applications for Cataract Surgery
3. TrueVision® 3D Surgical and i-Optics Announce Collaboration to Integrate Diagnostics and Computer-Guidance in Cataract Surgery
4. Leica Microsystems Debuts First 3D Surgical Microscopes with TrueVision® Technology Inside, at AANS Annual Meeting in New Orleans
5. Centre for Sight First in the United Kingdom to Utilize TrueVision® 3D Visualization During Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery
6. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Upcoming Poster Presentations of Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) at the Upcoming American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
7. VaxyGen Assay Services, LLC Announces Launch of Custom Bioassay Services and Operations
8. Sequenom Announces Participation at the Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
9. ACORN Research, LLC Announces Partnership with AdeptBio, LLC
10. GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Nine Month 2011 Financial Results
11. WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... The American Society of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, ... Mathews will join fellow surgeons in the shared pursuit of “advancing minimally ... urogynecologist, founder of Plano Urogynecology Associates and Fellow of the American College ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... Global ... and development stages of a new closed system for isolating adipose-derived stem cells. The ... vascular fraction (SVF) of adipose tissue. SVF is a component of the lipoaspirate obtained ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA ), a leader in ... Business Act on Climate Pledge, alongside more than 140 companies ... Obama Administration to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to climate action ... COP21 Paris climate negotiations. ... Canada . --> BioAmber uses biotechnology to ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Zenith Epigenetics Corp. ("Zenith" or the "Company") ... Wong to its Board of Directors to replace Dr. ... a wealth of experience as co-founder of Resverlogix, with expertise ... --> --> Dr. Wong remarked, "I ... directors. Zenith,s long standing expertise in epigenetics and the advanced ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... , Oct. 29, 2015 Today, ... announced a partnership with 2XU, a global leader ... deliver a smart hat with advanced bio-sensing technology. ... other athletes to monitor key biometrics to improve ... strategic partnership, the two companies will bring together the ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... , October 27, 2015 ... Automated Semantic Gaze Mapping technology (ASGM) automatically maps data ... Eye Tracking Glasses , so that they can ... --> Munich, Germany , October ... automatically maps data from mobile eye tracking videos created ...
(Date:10/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... adds Biometrics Market Shares, Strategies ... well as Emerging Biometrics Technologies: Global ... its collection of IT and Telecommunications ... --> . ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):