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Ophthalmology patients benefit from fibre lasers

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Ophthalmology patients will soon be able benefit from the greater accuracy and control of fibre lasers with Carl Zeiss Meditec’s latest VisuMax system for Lasik eye surgery.

The VisuMax system takes advantage of a femtosecond fibre laser from IMRA called the FCPA Jewel and has taken several years of collaboration from both companies. It is hoped to significantly increase patient safety.

Dr Martin Wiechmann, Director of R&D at Carl Zeiss Meditec, said; ‘The VisuMax system is designed to offer greater reliability and accuracy for both patients and surgeons due to its accurate optical system and highly controlled fibre laser.’