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AIO Offers Guidance System for Enhanced Cataract Surgery Outcomes

Date: Sep 28, 2017
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—The ORA™ System, Now Featuring VerifEye+™ —

Lisa Cibik, MD, FACS and John Nairn, MD, leading cataract surgeons in Western Pennsylvania, have performed over 500,000 surgeries in 30 years. They are committed to providing the highest caliber oftechnology and setting a new standard for eye care.  As they continue to be leaders in technology, AIO introduces The ORA™ (Optiwave Refractive Analysis) System.  

ORA® provides key intraoperative measurements during refractive cataract surgery, improving the precision and surgical implantation of intraocular lenses (IOLs). During cataract surgery, your surgeon will remove the cloudy lens inside your eye and replace it with an artificial lens called an IOL. The image-guided diagnostic system measures and confirms lens selection and placement during implantation to deliver improved patient outcomes.

The ORA System allows our surgeons to see incisions and IOL alignment in real time to support optimal positioning of IOLs during cataract surgery. The ORA System is currently the most advanced intraoperative diagnostic tool for cataract surgery available with over 700,000 procedures performed and 500 units placed to date globally.

“We continuously seek new ways to address the needs of our cataract patients, particularly those who live with astigmatism and presbyopia,” said Dr. Cibik. “The ORA System provides intraoperative measurements and is designed to help improve patient outcomes through optimal IOL selection and placement during surgery.”

ORA® obtains data during cataract surgery to calculate the magnitude and axis of astigmatism and lens power. Astigmatism is an imperfection of curvature of your cornea causing both near and far objects to appear blurry. The marriage of ORA and the Verion imaged-guided system at AIO is intended to increase the surgeons’ clinical confidence when selecting IOLs, which include advanced technology intraocular lenses for the treatment of presbyopia and astigmatism. Ultimately, the combined technologies are designed to improve visual outcomes and enhance the overall post-surgical experience.

As an AIO patient, you can have confidence that your surgeons are using the most advanced technologies to help attain your vision goals. To find out if you are a good candidate, call 1-800-246-1000 or visit www.AIOvision.com.