New implant for severe keratoconus launched

Des Plaines, IL-Addition Technology Inc. has launched a corneal implant (Intacs SK) for patients with severe keratoconus.

Des Plaines, IL-Addition Technology Inc. has launched a corneal implant (Intacs SK) for patients with severe keratoconus.

“This is an elegantly engineered corneal device, easy to use and very effective for patients where their progression of the disease has become seriously severe,” said Joseph Colin, MD, Bordeaux, France, a pioneer of the brand for keratoconus-related procedures.

The implant, available internationally, is distributed in two sizes: 0.400 and 0.450 mm. A new supplemental instrument set also is available for use with the new product.