Bausch + Lomb Receives CE Marking for Stellaris Elite with Vitesse

January 12, 2018: By Jon Swedien
Bausch + Lomb's Stellaris Elite

Bausch + Lomb’s Stellaris Elite

Bausch + Lomb has received CE marking for the Stellaris Elite dual-function cataract/vitrectomy system, which includes the Vitesse hypersonic vitrector, the company announced Jan. 8.

The Stellaris Elite offers adaptive fluidics, designed to provide precise aspiration control with predictive infusion management to create a responsive and controlled surgical environment for efficient lens removal, the company said.

The Vitesse vitrector uses a novel, single-needle design and continuously open port system. Vitesse is available exclusively on the Stellaris Elite.

The Stellaris Elite platform is now available in the 28 European Union countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland, according to Bausch + Lomb, a New Jersey-based subsidiary of Canada’s Valeant. The platform gained US approval in April 2017.

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