Fluidics based on physics
easyPhaco technology is developed for safe and efficient phacoemulsification. Oertli uses the benefits of fluidics based on physics to control flow and vacuum with the aim to achieve smooth followability and high holdability. Due to longitudinal tip movements, the occluded fragments absorb the ultrasound energy and are then efficiently aspirated. A stable anterior chamber is facilitated by an infusion capacity that is seven times higher than the outflow capacity, which helps to maintain a stable intraocular pressure.
How easyPhaco works in practice
How easyPhaco works in theory
Direct fragment followability
The high vacuum setting and the wide infusion path of the easyTips create a direct flow to the tip. This results in a magnet-like attraction of the fragments.
Strong fragment holdability
The easyTip’s unique bevel of the tip opening has been designed to hold fragments firmly at the tip. Thanks to the high vacuum created, fragments are no longer repelled.
U/S energy absorbed by the occluded fragments
Thanks to the strong holdability and the longitudinal movements of the easyTips, ultrasound is axially directed to the occluded fragments.
Smooth fragment aspiration
Following an occlusion break, the capillary aspiration path of the easyTips provides continuous aspiration. The high vacuum setting prevents clogging, and fragments are smoothly aspirated.
Stable anterior chamber
A stable anterior chamber is facilitated by an infusion capacity that is seven times higher than the outflow capacity, which helps to maintain a stable intraocular pressure.
Advantages of easyPhaco®
- easyPhaco technology developed for safe and efficient emulsification
- Fragment followability and holdability thanks to Oertli's fluidics concept
- Ultrasound energy absorbed by occluded fragments
- Smooth fragment aspiration without clogging
- Stable anterior chamber
- Available from 1.6 mm up to 2.8 mm incisions
Performance and result depend individually on the use
Handpiece & phaco tips
Having an outside diameter of 13 mm, an internal infusion tube, being extremely light weight (42 grams) and completely made of titanium, the Oertli easyPhaco handpiece has set the standards since 2002. The handpiece, which is equipped with 6 piezo crystals, is ideally suited for easyPhaco technology and MICS. The flexible cable and the grip of the five rubber rings on the handpiece support the user's comfort.
Phaco tip easyTips
The easyTip's unique bevel of the tip opening has been designed to hold fragments firmly at the tip. Thanks to the high vacuum created, fragments are no longer repelled. The single use easyTips come along with an irrigation sleeve, a test chamber, a phaco and an emergency key. The easyTip product range offers six different tips. From CO-MICS up to 3.2 mm incisions.
Watch the experiences of two experts
Fluidics in Cataract Surgery - safe and efficient phaco
Prof. Arnd Garndorfer
MVZ Memmingen, Germany
Management of Hard Nucleus
Suhas Haldipurkar, MD
Laxmi Eye Institute, India
Read some scientific publications about the easyPhaco technology
Advantages of CO-MICS with easyTip, CRST Europe, Prof. Daniel Mojon, 2021
The Power of Physics and Fluidics, The Ophthalmologist, Armin Wolf, 2021
How Physics and Fluidics Bring Modern Cataract Surgery to the Next Level, CRST Europe, Armin Wolf, 2020
The Future Way of Phaco & MIGS Surgeries – Highlights from ESCRS Satellite Symposium, The Ophthalmologist, 2015
A comparative study proves the higher efficacy and safety of easyPhaco, Ophthalmology Times Europe, 2013
easyPhaco Technology, Dr. Aguilera, Highlights of Ophthalmology, 2012
Updates in Cataract Surgery, Ocular Surgery News, 2011
easyPhaco - A quantum leap, Prof. Arnd Gandorfer, European Ophthalmic Review, 2010
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL PHACO EXPERIENCE
«I have found the CataRhex 3 to be the ideal phaco unit for teaching and implementing cataract eradication programs. The efficiency and easy setup are remarkable. The portability due to the compact size makes for easy transport and service. The Oertli support and service have exceeded all expectations. The learning curve in teaching new surgeons to use the Oertli is very quick. A truly exceptional phaco experience.»Kevin Barber, MDAdvanced Center for Eyecare Global, USA
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE IN RELIABILITY
«We have been thrilled with the CataRhex 3, which our practice is using for 100% of our in-office phacos. The machine is indestructible, utterly reliable, and completely intuitive, so there is zero learning curve. The machine is beautiful in its simplicity and a true joy to use.»Jack Parker, MD PHDParker Cornea Alabama, USA
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH ASTOUNDING FLUIDICS
«The CataRhex 3 is an amazing Swiss-engineered precision phacoemulsification device. It is one of the most underrated phaco machines on the US market. I have used the CataRhex 3 on hundreds of cases in direct head-to-head comparison with the other major phaco machines. The CataRhex 3 is like the David to all the other Goliath machines. The fluidics are astounding. The phaco power is more than enough even for the most dense lenses. It is easy to set up and has a small footprint. It is my go to machine for all cataract cases.»Aaron Waite MDWaite Vision Eye Centre, Lehi, Utah, USA
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