Here you can find out all the news about Oertli, our product highlights and our activities at events and congresses.
EU-MDR Certification granted!
We proudly announce that we have been certified according to the EU Medical Device Regulation MDR 2017/745 on our Quality System and our complete product portfolio.
This great result is a joint effort by many of our employees across all departments and divisions of our company. We have achieved this goal with a concentrated load of internal expertise, the intensive blocks of work carried out and an always outstanding teamwork.More Information
Meet us during the AAO 2022 in Chicago at Booth 3203
How to move away from factory settings
Factory settings on your surgical platform are good to know your phaco device. But there is much more to discover when moving on from factory settings on your Oertli phaco device.
Dr John Bolger from the My-iClinic in London is convinced that leaving factory settings behind evolves your phaco technique to the next level.
Find out how to set a new standard with your own settings.More Information
Office-based cataract surgery with the CataRhex 3
Office-based cataract surgery has become increasingly popular among refractive cataract surgeons in the US.
Jack S. Parker MD explains the four main reasons why he chose to rely on the Swiss-engineered CataRhex 3 for his modern office-based surgery suite at Parker Cornea in Birmingham, Alabama in the current tissue of CRST.
Find out why the CataRhex 3 fits in any in-office suite.More Information
Oertli Ophthalmedic Schweiz AG
Oertli Instrumente AG makes the difference in eye surgery. Domedics makes the difference with essential products and services for ophthalmology. Into the future, we go together.
Through our acquisition of Domedics AG, we are making a sustainable investment in the future. Therefore, it is with great joy and pride that we present to you today the new sales brand in the Swiss ophthalmology sky.More Information
With two Co-CEOs into the future
Oertli Instrumente AG has developed very well over the past years. The consistent implementation of our strategy, a sustainable innovative strength and constant investments in our employees and infrastructure have made Oertli a world brand in ophthalmic surgery.
With continuous growth behind us and the consistent implementation of our long-term strategy, Christoph and Thomas Bosshard will manage the company as Co-CEOs in the future.More Information
High-Frequency Capsulotomy technology
Capsulorhexis is an essential step during cataract surgery. The most common method is the continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC).
What about our proven HF Capsulotomy technology? Prof Burkhard Dick relies on our gentle alternative with high-frequency energy. Moreover, Prof Dick is convinced: “It ensures a perfect control in the setting of high intracapsular pressure.“More Information
The ideal training for future ophthalmologists 👁️
The WinterAcademy by mts – The Wetlab Company has been one of the most popular hands-on courses for cataract and retinal surgery for almost 30 years. Around 15 recognized experts share their valuable knowledge in theory as well as in practice. Since the first WinterAcademy, participants learn how to further develop their skills with our surgical platforms and instruments. A win-win situation for everyone.More Information
Jeff Pettey - Why he uses the CataRhex 3 for the most difficult cataract cases
For the most difficult cataract cases, Jeff Pettey, MD from the Moran Eye Center relies on the incomparable power of the CataRhex 3.More Information
Aaron Waite - How to work with the CataRhex 3
When a surgeon purchases a new surgical platform for his cataract procedures, there are a few things to consider. Aaron Waite MD fondly remembers working with us when our CataRhex 3 was introduced to his eye clinic Waite Vision. He is still amazed how we managed to fit all surgical requirements into a mobile and 5 kg compact surgical device.More Information
Oertli and Domedics go into the future together
How does easyPhaco work in practical use?
This new animation shows how easyPhaco works in practical use. The easyPhaco technology has been developed for safe and efficient phacoemulsification. Thanks to Oertli's unique fluidic concept, easyPhaco allows a direct fragment followability and provides a strong fragment holdability. Make the difference now with easyPhaco.More Information
Second U.S. Oertli User Meeting
We are happy to invite you to our second U.S. Oertli User Meeting. Between July 23th - 25th we will be held the U.S. User Meeting at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Join us on July 24th for interesting cataract topics from surgeons to surgeons. Or take part on Sunday, July, 25th and join our wetlab and experience the new CataRhex 3 with the new and unique SPEEP pump.More Information
Re-launch CataRhex 3 with SPEEP
We have enhanced the CataRhex 3 with our unique pump technology. More efficiency and precision is from now on ensured by the addition of the SPEEP pump technology in the CataRhex 3. The unique SPEEP pump gives you precise control of flow and vacuum. This ensures more efficiency and precision in your cataract surgery.More Information
Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lean Factory
The groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of the construction work for the Lean Factory in Berneck. The two co-owners Christoph and Thomas Bosshard as well as the entire management with Andreas Schmidheini, Chairman of the Board of Directors, together with the architects Markus Bänziger and Björn Lutze of Bänziger Lutze Architektur AG and Bruno Seelos, Mayor of Berneck, celebrated the groundbreaking and the new Lean Factory project.More Information
New Director of the Board at Oertli
Andreas Bosshard, co-owner and former managing director of Oertli Instrumente AG, handed over the chairmanship of the board into new hands; into the capable hands of Andreas Schmidheini. The Board of Directors was reorganised as of 1st January 2020.More Information
Launch of single trocar with incision knife
We are pleased to present our latest addition to the product range, which is the single packed trocar. The trocar with its integrated lock membrane prevents the outflow of BSS, air and oil, which results in a constant IOP during the whole surgery. Thanks to its excellent holding power and optimum shaft length, the Caliburn trocar system boasts even more safety and more comfort. The infusion tube, with its patented snap lock, can be placed in a new position any time during surgery, which additionally increases flexibility.More Information
Oertli at the WOC
For the first time ever the World Ophthalmology Congress from the International Council of Ophthalmology will be held virtually from 26 – 29 June 2020. Over 2’000 presentations from experts and industry will be showcased in the scientific program: live and pre-recorded sessions, satellite symposia and a brand new virtual exhibition.
We are looking forward meeting you at our virtual booth. Stay curious about our activities during the WOC 2020.More Information
YouTube Channel from Oertli
We have new content for you! Our YouTube channel is now online. With different categories such as "Showcase" or "Spotlight", we want to show you how we make the difference in cataract, glaucoma and retina surgery.
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Aaron knows how to make the difference!
In the current issue of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe (CRST Europe), Aaron Waite explains why CataRhex 3 has found its way into his operating room. Waite is enthusiastic about the handiness the CataRhex 3 offers. He also explains that the excellent fluidics of the CataRhex 3 brings added value to all of his cataract surgeries.More Information
Fabio Patelli confirms versatility of OS 4
In the October issue of the Retina Today magazine, Patelli describes his positive experiences with the OS 4. He is particularly impressed, by the three-pump system with the peristaltic and Venturi pump as well as the unique SPEEPMode. With the Caliburn trocar system, he perfectly controls the intraocular pressure thanks to the integrated membrane. He recommends the OS 4 especially to surgeons for vitreoretinal surgery.More Information
Visit us @ CSTILIS Congress in Florida
From the 7th – 9th February 2019 the CSTILIS Congress will take place in Florida. We are happy to convince you of the advantages of our mobile cataract machine CataRhex 3®More Information
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE IN QUALITY: Renewal of the ISO 13485 Certificate
We are proud that we have passed the test in accordance with the new ISO 13485 2016 guidelines and that we have received the new certificate.More Information
Making the Difference
Oertli makes the difference between a standard and an optimized postoperative result. This brand message “Making the Difference” shaped the new Corporate Design of the family business.More Information
Winteracademy’s silver jubilee 2018
From March 18th until 23rd 2018 the well-liked Winteracademy is celebrating its 25th anniversary in the beautiful Zillertal, in Mayrhofen, AT.More Information
Video Lecture by Dr. Francisco Sanchez
At the ASCRS 2017 in Los Angeles, Dr. Francisco Sanchez from Acapulco (Mexico) held a speech about the magic of the portable phaco platform - the CataRhex 3.More Information
Preliminary Course Programme 24th Winter Academy
The well-liked Winter Academy in Schruns/AT will take place from 26th to 31th March 2017 for the 24thtime already. From the beginning, Oertli has been supporting this event which is run by MTS – the wetlab companyMore Information