LENSAR Expands Presence in India


ORLANDO, Fla. & DELHI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LENSAR, Inc., a global leader in next generation femtosecond laser technology for refractive cataract surgery, today announced the Sharp Sight Centres now offer the LENSAR® Laser System to its cataract patients in Delhi, representing the company’s continued commitment to the international growth of its femtosecond laser cataract platform.

"We look forward to working with Dr. Kamal Kapur and his team at Sharp Sight Centres in Delhi to offer the precision and performance of the LENSAR Laser System to their refractive cataract patients,” announced Nicholas T. Curtis, LENSAR’s Chief Executive Officer. “I am very confident that the LENSAR Laser System’s advanced technology will support Dr. Kapur and his team’s ability to improve the quality of life for individuals with even the most dense cataracts, of which there is a high incidence in India.”

The LENSAR Laser System is the only femtosecond cataract laser on the market today developed specifically for refractive cataract surgery. Featuring quick and easy patient docking, as well as superior imaging capabilities including LENSAR’s proprietary Augmented Reality™ 3-D reconstruction, this technology allows surgeons to develop individualized treatment plans for enhanced procedure efficiency and visual outcomes. With precision laser delivery and efficient lens fragmentation, the LENSAR Laser System can reduce, and potentially eliminate, the use of phaco energy.

“The concept of laser-assisted cataract surgery is a recent introduction and we are pleased to make it a reality for our patients in Delhi today,” said Dr. Kamal Kapur, M.B.B.S., M.S., co-founder and director of the Sharp Sight Group of Eye Hospitals. “At Sharp Sight we are constantly evaluating the important advances in cataract surgery as part of our commitment to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. With the new LENSAR Laser System, we are confident in the precision, safety and outcomes delivered with laser-assisted cataract surgery. The Sharp Sight Group of Eye Hospitals are committed to deliver the latest in available technology and best surgical skills.”

About Sharp Sight Centres

The foundation of Sharp Sight Centres was laid in 1998. Since then it has been at the forefront of technological breakthroughs in the field of ophthalmology in India. The goal was to establish Centres of Excellence, providing consistently high level eye care using the best available technology.

The aim of Sharp Sight Centre is to provide state of the art eye care facilities and a patient centric approach is the basic mantra for its success. Sharp Sight Centres believes that any cutting edge technology is only of worth when it benefits the patient and that's why it takes great pride in the fact that the centres are equipped with eye care technology that is the most advanced in the world. As a complement to this technology, Sharp Sight doctors have been trained at the most prestigious institutions and regularly participate actively in national and international conferences. They are amongst the most respected in the field of eye care.

Sharp Sight extends its services to all ophthalmic specialties including Refractive Procedures (Vision Correction Procedures), Cataract, Glaucoma, Vitreo Retinal Services, Uvea, Cornea, Squint, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Occuloplasty and Tumors, Optical and Low Vision Aids, Contact Lenses and Comprehensive Eye Checkup.

About LENSAR, Inc.

LENSAR, Inc., is a global leader in next generation femtosecond laser technology for refractive cataract surgery. The LENSAR Laser System offers cataract surgeons precision, accuracy, and efficiency while optimizing overall visual outcomes. LENSAR’s proprietary Augmented Reality™ technology — reconstructed 3-D imaging, measurement, and guidance system — offers quick and easy patient docking and provides high-resolution ocular images in a single scan. This technology facilitates enhanced procedure outcomes by allowing the physician to develop individualized treatment plans including precise laser delivery and efficient lens fragmentation that can reduce, and potentially eliminate, phaco energy. The LENSAR Laser System also offers the industry’s smallest laser footprint and thoughtful ergonomic design that accommodates most operating rooms.

With the FDA clearance and recent CE Mark of five application upgrades, offered as Streamline™, the LENSAR Laser System becomes the first to offer automation and customization of essential steps of the refractive cataract surgery procedure. The LENSAR Laser System has been cleared by the FDA for anterior capsulotomy, lens fragmentation, and corneal and arcuate incisions. For other indications it is an investigational device limited by U.S. law to investigational use only. For more information, please visit www.lensar.com.

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