O'Fallon, Missouri – For more than 10 years, the Directional Laser Probe has been Synergetics' signature product. Synergetics is a medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative surgical devices for ophthalmic and neurosurgical applications.
The patented Directional Laser Probe can be straight when entering the eye, eliminating the risk of bumping the natural lens, as well as the ability to work around the posterior pole when applying laser treatment. It also features the ability to curve, which is extremely beneficial when the surgeon needs to reach the periphery of the eye.
The Directional II Laser Probe is a significant improvement on the original Directional Laser Probe and incorporates years of feedback from the original design. These improvements include an ergonomic, color-coded handle that emulates the Synergetics Pinnacle instrument line. In addition, it incorporates significant improvements on the mechanism responsible for adjusting the fiber from straight to curve, converting it to a more natural roller mechanism to ensure a smooth actuation. With this, surgeons are able to remove pressure from the roller mechanism with confidence that the device will not adjust on its own due to the intraocular pressure.
"These improvements provide for a higher quality and a more user friendly laser probe," stated Dave Hable, president and CEO of Synergetics USA, Inc. "Our new Directional II Laser Probe demonstrates our commitment to the laser probe product line and sets us apart from the competition. We look forward to its immediate release and benefit to the surgeon community."
Source: Synergetics USA Inc.