After 8 years, Nidek ships its 1,000th laser

September 15, 2004

Gamagori, Japan-Nidek Co. marked a major milestone with the Aug. 6 shipment of its 1,000th EC-5000 CXII excimer laser system.It was destined for service in the Lin Yi Peoples Hospital in the Shan Tong Province in China.

Gamagori, Japan-Nidek Co. marked a major milestone with the Aug. 6 shipment of its 1,000th EC-5000 CXII excimer laser system. It was destined for service in the Lin Yi Peoples Hospital in the Shan Tong Province in China.

First launched 8 years ago, the laser includes eye tracker and advanced software algorithms as part of the NAVEX platform.

Additional products will be launched in the next 6 to 12 months, according to the company.