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NIDEK Announces FDA Clearance for Multicolor Pattern Scan Laser at American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting in Boston

2011/08/23

-August 23, 2011 - BOSTON, Mass, USA -

NIDEK, a global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of ophthalmic equipment, announces their FDA Clearance for the MC-500 Vixi, Multicolor Pattern Scan Laser. This is the first and only pattern scan laser available with a customizable choice of the most popular wavelengths of a 532 nm Green, 577 nm Yellow, or 647 nm Red.

"This pattern scan laser based on our previous successful technology is our most advanced laser yet, finally offering the choice of any configuration of Green, Yellow, or Red colors. This new scanning system demonstrates our continued commitment to the ophthalmic community," said Motoki Ozawa, President and CEO of NIDEK.

The MC-500 Vixi includes eight preprogrammed scan patterns with a memory function for more effective treatment of various retinal pathologies. Many more scanning patterns are available through the MC-500 Vixi with up to 14 patterns.

With this new laser, NIDEK allows for time saving through fewer sessions, less energy, and more versatility than our conventional models.

This new laser is being introduced at the American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting this weekend in Boston. For more information, visit NIDEK at the ASRS meeting at Booth 300, or call 800.223.9044 ext 762.

For further information contact:
Public Relations, Planning Dept.
NIDEK CO., LTD.
Email: info@nidek.co.jp

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