Ophthalmology and chill

Welcome to our Oertli Blog, where we delve into the exciting world of ophthalmology but with an extra chill factor!

We will blog about various topics around cataract, glaucoma and retina surgery. We will feature not only about latest technologies and advancements but also around exciting background information or, as the title says, some chilly details. So stay tuned to our Blog but also chill.

Phacoemulsification devices and systems have revolutionized cataract surgery, allowing for a minimally invasive procedure. Capsulotomy for manual capsulorhexis, HFDS for open-angle glaucoma treatment, and easyPhaco are Oertli techniques that are designed to improve safety and efficacy. Additionally, vitrectomy devices and platforms aid in removing the vitreous and are the key element for safe treatments at the retina.

Applying First Principle Thinking to Retinal Surgery



Explore the intersection of first principle thinking, a concept championed by Elon Musk, and retinal surgery.

Could this innovative approach revolutionize the future of ophthalmology, possibly enhancing outcomes for conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? Let's delve into the fundamentals of the eye and surgery to uncover potential breakthroughs in this critical field.

Markets in ophthalmology: A global divide and unequal access


Dive into this blog post as we unpack the dynamic growth of the global ophthalmology market, focusing on the challenges and opportunities in South America and Asia.

We'll explore the factors driving the industry, the inequalities in access to advanced eye care technologies, and the potential for transformative change with CataRhex 3.

The future of eye surgery


Are you ready to dive into the thrilling world of ophthalmology and uncover the groundbreaking innovations that are set to revolutionize eye care? From AI-powered diagnostics to robot-assisted surgeries, the future of ophthalmology is more exciting than ever.

Don't miss your chance to be part of the exciting journey as we delve into the future of ophthalmology!

Philosophy in eye surgery


Discover the fascinating intersection of eye surgery, perception, and philosophy in our latest blog post. As advancements in eye surgery technology continue to amaze us, we delve into the deeper implications and questions that arise. How does the flexibility of our perceptual abilities affect our understanding of reality? Does our desire to control and manipulate the world around us play a role in these medical breakthroughs?

We also explore the humanistic side of medical professionals who strive to restore sight, highlighting the power of empathy and the human spirit. By examining the complex relationship between science and philosophy, we shed light on the deep mysteries that captivate our curiosity.

Phaco: A revolution in Cataract surgery


Cataracts are a common age-related condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a condition where the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, causing blurry vision and, in severe cases, blindness. Fortunately, cataracts can be removed through a surgical procedure called phacoemulsification or simply phaco. In this blog, we will explore the history and trends of phaco surgery, and the devices and machines that have made it possible.

Glaucoma and HFDS - a love story


The future of glaucoma surgery is promising, with advances in technology and research leading to new and innovative techniques that could transform the field. One of the latest MIGS procedures available is High Frequency Deep Sclerotomy (HFDS) surgery. Check out what kind of technology is coming in future and learn more about HFDS. 

Our eyes - a magical tool


Eyes, the windows to the soul, are more than just a pair of organs that allow us to see the world. Travel with us through ancient egypt and find out what the superpowers of an eagle are.

OS 4
The OS 4 surgical platform uses the laws of physics and fluidics to make eye surgery safer, easier and more efficient than it has ever been.

The Faros surgical platform facilitates eye surgery at the highest level while remaining comfortable and intuitive to use. The precise fluid control provided by the peristaltic pump makes the surgeon’s work even easier and safer.

CataRhex 3
The CataRhex 3 surgical platform from Oertli proves that great things sometimes come in small packages. With unbeatably compact dimensions and a lightweight at just five kilograms.

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