WaveLight introduces innovative microkeratome

September 11, 2005

Lisbon, Portugal - WaveLight Laser Technologie AG, Erlangen, Germany, introduces the Rondo microkeratome at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting.

Lisbon, Portugal - WaveLight Laser Technologie AG, Erlangen, Germany, introduces the Rondo microkeratome at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting.

Designed with more predictability, safety, and precision, the Rhondo microkeratome is a sharp, extremely precise oscillating cutter used during LASIK, according to the manufacturer. The microkeratome cuts an ultra-thin flap in the cornea.

The unit features an elevated suction ring with vacuum adjustment; integrated peristaltic pump to connect an aspiration lid retractor; oscillation at 8,000 rpm; automatic head advancement; variable hinge position and size; pre-assembled head for quick application onto the eye; ability to create flap thicknesses of 100, 130, and 150 µm; ability to create flap diameters of 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, and 10 mm; low IOP, and integrated barcode scanner and thermal printer.

The Rondo microkeratome has received the CE mark in Europe. It is not yet approved in the United States.

For more information about the Rondo microkeratome, visit Booth #237.