Monday, November 30, 2009

Constellation Vision System Installed in Retina Foundation - another feather in the cap

The State Of the Art In Eye Care Systems - Alcon's Constellation Vision System was installed in early November 2009  at the Retina Foundation Operation Theatre -III  Complex .

The Constellation is the World's No. 1 machine for 23G and 25 G Vitreoretinal Surgery .This marks a new era in Sutureless Surgery and carries forward the Retina Foundation tradition of providing the very best and the latest to our patients.

This system has combined capabilities to perform advanced sutureless vitreo retinal surgery, Ozil - torsional phacoemulsification for cataract surgery and Retinal Lasers with endo-laser  facility for diabetic retinopathy and managing complicated retinal detachment cases.


Ehsan said...

yah its really a great work thanks

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Neelam said...

Message: 3
From: FDA MedWatch
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 14:46:56 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: CONSTELLATION Vision System: Recall

MedWatch logo MedWatch - The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program

CONSTELLATION Vision System: Recall

AUDIENCE: Eye care, Surgery, Risk Manager

ISSUE: Alcon initiated the recall after it identified both software and hardware problems which have been associated with unexpected system loss of power (shutdowns), unintended system error messages, unresponsive touchscreens, and system setting and infusion performance problems. These events may cause eye injuries, including blindness.

BACKGROUND: The Alcon CONSTELLATION Vision System is an ophthalmic microsurgical system used by eye surgeons to perform various types of eye surgery. All model and catalog numbers are affected by this recall and are listed in the FDA Recall Notice. These devices were manufactured and distributed from September 1, 2008 through April 30, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: Report adverse events or side effects related to the use of this product to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:

* Online:
* Phone: 1-800-332-1088
* Mail: return the postage-paid FDA form 3500, which may be downloaded from the MedWatch "Download Forms" page, to address on the pre-addressed form
* Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178

Read the complete MedWatch 2010 safety summary, including a link to the FDA Recall Notice, at:

mintradz said...

This will surely help more and more people who are having eye problems. I have seen this kind of technology somewhere in Mesa with the group of Arizona optometrist. It is truly a state of the art technology.