Bausch + Lomb have announced the U.S. introduction of BLIS (Bausch + Lomb Injector System), designed exclusively for use with the enVista glistening-free, hydrophobic acrylic IOL.
Bridgewater, NJ-Bausch + Lomb have announced the U.S. introduction of BLIS (Bausch + Lomb Injector System), designed exclusively for use with the enVista glistening-free, hydrophobic acrylic IOL.
The injector-complete with a reusable hand piece and single-use cartridge-allows surgeons safe, controlled delivery of the IOL through unenlarged phaco incisions as small as 2.2 mm.
“With the addition of (the injector), Bausch + Lomb is proud to provide surgeons with a full system intended specifically for enVista implantation,” said Cal Roberts, MD, chief medical officer, Bausch + Lomb. “This new injector will help surgeons and their staff provide exceptional IOL technology to their cataract patients, helping them see better to live better.
The injector was developed with the input from surgeons around the world with the ultimate goal of securely and accurately implanting the IOL while minimizing mishandling, loading errors, and damage to the lens.
The reusable hand piece is made of high-quality titanium material designed for both reliability and comfort for the surgeon and staff. In addition, the proprietary disposable cartridge is designed for easy lens loading, easy wound entry, and smooth delivery of the IOL.
The injector received Health Canada approval this past August, and CE Mark approval in October. Additional approvals are pending worldwide.
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