August 20, 2013
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Visian ICL with CentraFLOW approved for marketing in India

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The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization of India has granted marketing approval to STAAR Surgical for its Visian Implantable Collamer Lens with CentraFLOW technology, according to a company news release.

CentraFLOW is designed to improve the flow of fluid within the eye via a port in the lens, the release said. It eliminates the need for the surgeon to perform a YAG peripheral iridotomy several days before the lens is implanted, resulting in greater convenience a comfort for the patient and less demand on the surgeon’s time.

For myopia, the Visian ICL with CentraFLOW is approved for –0.5 D to –18 D. For the toric ICL models, cylinder power ranges from +0.5 D to +6 D, according to the release.

The device was approved in Korea and Argentina this year. Nearly 25,000 have been implanted in Europe.

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