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Innovations | Sep 2013

Innovations

 

Donnenfeld Femto Spatula

Price N/A
Company Katena Products, Inc.
Phone +1 973 989 1600
Web www.katena.com

The Donnenfeld Femto Spatula is used to identify and open femtosecond laser incisions.

Key Features

  • A 1-mm long, flattened, spear-shaped tip
  • Aids in identifying and entering the interface
  • A sweeping motion opens the wound

The Donnenfeld Femto Spatula (Katena Products, Inc.) is designed to open cataract incisions created with a femtosecond laser. Its 1-mm long, flattened, spear-shaped tip aids in identifying and entering the interface and in opening the wound with a sweeping motion. According to company literature, the spatula can open incisions that cannot be opened with traditional femtosecond laser spatulas.

Ultra-Thin DSAEK With One Pass

Price N/A
Company Gebauer Medizintechnik GmbH
Phone +49 7234 9421 0
Web www.gebauermedical.com

The Ultra-Thin DSAEK With One Pass stainless steel heads produce lamellae with consistent thickness and well-defined edges.

Key Features

  • Achieves a precise, ultra-thin DSAEK lamella in one pass
  • Stainless steel heads with cutting depths of 450, 500, and 550 μm
  • Compatible with the existing Gebauer SLc microkeratome

Gebauer Medizintechnik GmbH’s reusable stainless steel heads for ultra-thin DSAEK are available in cutting depths of 450, 500, and 550 μm. According to company literature, the transparent applanation plate allows cuts of consistent thickness with well-defined edges. Surgeons can use the Ultra-Thin DSAEK heads to achieve a precise, ultra-thin DSAEK lamella in one pass, eliminating the unpredictable process of making two microkeratome cuts on the donor cornea. The heads are compatible with the Gebauer SLc microkeratome, which can easily be upgraded.

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