Cornea and external disease

New software for the CATALYS Precision Laser System (Johnson & Johnson Vision) that provides advanced astigmatism management has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance, according to a press release.

The new CATALYS cOS 6.0 software simplifies astigmatism management workflow and increases operational efficiency.

“Accuracy and precision in astigmatic procedures are critical to good outcomes," said Douglas Koch, MD, in the press release. “CATALYS cOS 6.0…


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  1. May 25, 2020

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Demonstrates Long-term Reduction of Ocular Pain

Use of a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) can significantly reduce subjective pain intensity, according to a poster presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) virtual annual…

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  1. Jun 15, 2020

Comprehensive clinical algorithm for the assessment of microbial keratitis reduces complications

A clinical algorithm for the assessment and treatment of microbial keratitis (MK) reduced vision-threatening complications, according to a study in the American Journal of Ophthalmology. These patients are often considered one of the most difficult groups to judge disease…