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LCA-Vision New Excimer Laser Strategy to Reduce Operating Expenses in Excess of $3 Million Annually

CINCINNATI, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) today announced that following a rigorous clinical comparison of excimer laser platform technologies, the Company has finalized plans to reduce the number of platforms at each of its Lasik Plus (R) vision centers from...

LCA-Vision Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

...ond quarter based on underperformance. We may decide to re-enter some of these markets when economic conditions improve. Reducing the number of excimer laser platform technologies from three to two in all Lasik Plus (R) vision centers. Our revised relationships with Abbott Medical Optics and Alcon In...

Intralase “Bladeless” Lasik Gains Popularity in the Raleigh, NC Area

...ase. Patients who choose to have Sub-Bowman's Keratomileusis will actually go under two different lasers: the IntraLase laser to make the flap and an excimer laser that will reshape the underlying surface to correct vision. The use of the IntraLase laser is crucial to the success of thin flap LASIK. Th...

Bausch & Lomb and 20/10 Perfect Vision Finalize Refractive Surgery Joint Venture

... focusing on treatments for presbyopia. Technolas Perfect Vision is targeting the lucrative presbyopia market, providing clinicians with advanced excimer and femtosecond laser technology designed specifically to restore near vision in those patients who have lost the ability to visually accommodate. One...

LCA-Vision Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... centers and $0.8 million related to our successful consent revocation. "Following our announced decision in March, we have reduced the number of excimer laser platforms from three to two in 22 Lasik Plus (R) vision centers so far and expect to complete this program in all of our 75 vision centers in ...

Cynosure Appoints William T. Kelley as Senior Vice President of International Sales

...ivision of international optics leader Carl Zeiss AG. As vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Summit Technology, a maker of ophthalmic excimer laser systems, he supervised the company's direct sales forces in the United States, the United Kingdom and Scandinavia as well as distributors in oth...

LCA-Vision Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

...laboration with its Medical and Optometric Advisory Boards of the company's excimer laser platforms to simplify surgical processes; In the area of fina... year," he added. "These include negotiations to rationalize the number of excimer lasers in each vision center to reduce royalty fees and maintenance costs, ...

ACE Vision Group, Inc. Announces New Global Medical Director, Dr. Marguerite McDonald

...ded the research team investigating the use of the excimer laser for the correction of optical error, and in 1987, performed the world's first excimer laser treatment to eliminate or reduce the need fo...t lenses. In 1993, she performed the world's first excimer laser surgeries for farsightedness. Dr. McDonald...

Spectranetics Introduces New Device for Removal of Non-Functional and Infected Cardiac Leads

...ad Locking Device technology is often used in conjunction with Spectranetics' Laser Sheath, or SLS II, which employs "cool" ultraviolet light known as excimer laser to dissolve the scar tissue binding the leads. "Increasingly, lead removal is the best decision for many of my patients when lead issues are e...

Safe Options for Cardiac Lead Removal: Study Published in Heart Rhythm Journal

...o., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectranetics Corporation (Nasdaq: SPNC ) today announced that a peer-reviewed study demonstrates Spectranetics' excimer laser sheath safely and effectively assists removal of pacing and defibrillator leads. The study, "Large, Single- catheter, Single-operator Experience...
Excimer in Medical Products

MEL 80 Excimer Laser

Description: The MEL 80 is a top quality Carl Zeiss Meditec product, designed to make the correction of vision defects even safer, more patient-friendly and individual. All the parameters of this ultramodern work platform are oriented towards increasing efficiency, achieving optimum treatment results and the ra...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

STAR S4 IR Excimer Laser System

Description: The STAR S4 IR Excimer Laser System is designed to bring CustomVue individualized laser vision correction to life and provide the flexibility to treat patients with the broadest range of FDA approvals to date. Technologies like Active Trak 3-D eye tracking, automatic centering, Variable Spo...
Company:Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.

OQAS Optical Quality Analysis System

Description:...optical quality it is necessary to have complete information. Applications include: screening of LASIK candidates, comparative studies of excimer lasers, IOL comparative studies, monitoring of cataract formation, comparative studies of different surgical techniques, and most importantly having ...
Company:Visiometrics

Excilite

Description:... Excilite is a new and powerful instrument for the dermatologist, a monochromatic excimer light system (MEL @308 nm - UVB) for rapid treatment of psoriasis and vitiligo. Designed to treat recalcitrant plaques, it allows for homogeneous and ...
Company:DEKA Research & Development Corp.

IntraLase FS Femtosecond Laser

Description:...onstrated. What is the difference between a femtosecond laser and the excimer laser commonly used in vision correction procedures? The word femtosecond ...ser to apply less energy to the corneal tissue with micron range accuracy. excimer lasers use a 193 nm wavelength which is absorbed at the cornea's outer surf...
Company:IntraLase Corporation (now part of AMO)

Carl Zeiss WASCA Analyzer/Aberrometer

Description:... with an objective result for an exact diagnosis. It will help you to select the most suitable form of therapy for your patient, e.g. wavefront-guided excimer therapy for significant higher order aberrations....
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

ALLEGRO Topolyzer

Description:...AT have been optimized to complete the range of customized laser vision correction and to interact in perfect synchronization with the ALLEGRETTO WAVE excimer laser systems. All necessary treatment and patient parameters are transferred from the ALLEGRO Topolyzer to the ALLEGRETTO WAVE laser systems via disk...
Company:WaveLight, Inc.

WaveScan Wavefront System

Description:...create the optimal corneal shape for each individual, whether it be prolate, oblate, or spherical. Together, the WaveScan WaveFront System and STAR S4 excimer Laser System deliver unprecedented levels of measurement accuracy and outstanding treatment precision essential to the CustomVue procedure....
Company:Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO) - VISX

LADARWave® Aberrometer

Features:...ck Measurement: Best 3 of 5 measurements collected to generate a registered composite wavefront Wavefront Data: Transmission Disk to LADARVision4000 excimer Laser System...
Company:LADARVision
Excimer in Biological News

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

...rs (CO2 Flowing Lasers, and CO2 Sealed Lasers, excimer Lasers, Other Lasers) and Dye Lasers (Value an...I-25 Market Numbers and Participants II-25 excimer Lasers II-26 Select excimer Lasers and Emission Wavelength II-26 History I...

Results with newer bladeless LASIK equivalent to standard microkeratome LASIK

... reshaping the eye's cornea to alter the way the eye refracts light. LASIK involves creating a flap, removing a defined amount of corneal tissue by an excimer laser, and replacing the flap. In standard LASIK with a mechanical microkeratome, the flap is created by a blade; in bladeless LASIK, the newer type, ...

Epidemic of unneeded amputations

...n diabetics, plaque blocks arteries, resulting in rest pain, development of foot ulcers and onset of limb loss. The CLiRpath procedure, using a "cool" excimer laser and catheter system developed by Spectranetics Corp. (NASDAQ: SPNC), vaporizes arterial blockages, restores blood flow, and this surgery promote...
Excimer in Biological Technology

Leading Refractive Eye Surgery Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Educate Peers at ASCRS Annual Meeting

...ed States to have two different femtosecond lasers as well as two different excimer lasers. His presentation showed that the two systems both produce excellen...ractive Multifocal IOL Implantation" and a comparison of two different excimer laser systems, Visx and WaveLight Allegretto for the correction of farsight...

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes LASIK Expert William Mathers, M.D. of the Casey Vision Correction Center in Portland, Oregon, to Its LASIK Directory

...istinction, shared by Dr. James McCulley, one of our TLS surgeons in Dallas, to chair the FDA ophthalmic devices panel which is in charge of approving excimer lasers and other lasers for clinical practice." "It is my pleasure and privilege to restore vision and save eyesight. There is nothing p...

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Leading Laser Expert and Inventor Jon Dishler, M.D., to Its Unique LASIK Eye Surgeon Directory for Consumers

...halmologist in Colorado to develop an FDA approved excimer laser. His inventions include the Dishler excimer Laser, the excimer Beam Profiler, the Dishler LASIK Cannula, an inser...

Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory

...ent, including the IntraLase system for "All-Laser" or "Bladeless" LASIK and the Visx Star S4 Wavefront Based ("Custom") excimer laser for LASIK and PRK. Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston was one of the first centers to offer i-LASIK Diagnostic instrumentation includes the Pent...

Rick Fraunfelder, M.D. of the Casey Vision Correction Center in Portland, Oregon, Joins Elite Group of Surgeons Listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

...r join our Trusted Lasik Directory. The Casey Eye Institute has a long history of contributions to the field of refractive surgery beginning with the excimer laser FDA studies initiated by Dr. Larry Rich in the early 1990's. Rick Fraunfelder continues this strong tradition. He also brings the unique persp...

Dr. Lawrence Spivack, a LASIK Eye Surgeon Expert Serving Denver, Colorado, Joins Elite Circle of Surgeons Listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

... Center also invests in the very latest vision technologies and surgical equipment on the market, including the IntraLase® and VISX Star S4™ excimer lasers. Contact our practice for more information about how LASIK or another vision correction surgery procedure can help you to see clearly. For mor...

Baltimore LASIK Surgeon Roy Chuck, MD, PhD of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Lists with Trusted LASIK Surgeons

... correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness and wavefront technology and continues to participate in clinical trials for approvals of new advanced excimer laser software and technology. Wilmer is helping to develop the next generation of laser vision correction procedures. The laser surgeons at The Wil...

Hawaii LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. John D. Olkowski Qualifies and Lists with Trusted LASIK Surgeons

...anced and safest vision correction technology to Hawaii, including ORBSCAN Corneal Imaging (creates a 3-dimensional image of the cornea), VISX Star S4 excimer Laser (the only FDA-approved 3-dimensional eye tracking laser VISX WaveScan)(creates a "Fingerprint of your Vision"), IntraLase - a complete...

Top LASIK and Refractive Experts in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Present Research and Educate Their Peers at Annual AAO Meeting in Atlanta

... the early 1990's for the original FDA studies that led to approval. The removal of corneal scars, opacities, and cloudy areas of the cornea with the excimer laser can in many cases eliminate the need for a corneal transplant, a much more involved and serious operation with greater risks and prolonged posto...

Houston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert and Pioneer Jack Holladay, M.D. Joins Influential Group of Eye Surgeons Listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

...edical vision care profession and has earned worldwide recognition for his research and clinical practice. He has devoted his practice exclusively to excimer Laser Vision Correction procedures such as LASIK and PRK. Laser Vision Correction is one of the most exciting procedures we offer our patients who su...
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