Here you can find out all the news about Oertli, our product highlights and our activities at events and congresses.
The new Oertli Ophtha Lab
We have launched the ‘Oertli Ophtha Lab’ at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. The highly specialised lab will be used as a flexible research laboratory for our new technologies.More Information
Now available: The OS 4 with more comfort
The OS 4 surgical platform is now available with even more features for greater comfort in retinal, glaucoma and cataract surgery.More Information
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
New video series: OS 4 The all in one experience
We recorded a five-part video series with Prof Kai Januschowski from the Eye Clinic Mount St Peter Trier in Germany. The video series focuses on OS 4, the features that Prof Januschowski finds most exciting, and how they make the difference during his cataract and vitreoretinal surgeries.
Find out now why the OS 4 is an all in one experience.More Information
Meet us during the AAO 2022 in Chicago at Booth 3203
Gather up in Chicago for the AAO 2022.
Chicago is the place to be for the upcoming AAO 22. Join the #teamoertli from 1st to 3rd October on booth no. 3203
Get to know all about our latest innovations for your vitreoretinal, glaucoma and cataract surgery.More Information
Live booth talks at ESCRS 2022
An exciting booth talk programme awaits you on Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th September during the 40th Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS).
Three well-known surgeons share their experiences live in short presentations right at our booth. Get an overview on the exciting topics.
Active & gravity infusion
One of the most important characteristics during eye surgery is stable intraocular pressure (IOP). To maintain a stable IOP, we offer two possibilities of infusion systems: active and gravity.More Information
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.
Jack S. Parker MD explains the four main reasons why he chose to rely on the CataRhex 3 for his office-based surgery suite at Parker Cornea 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
High Frequency Deep Sclerotomy
How does our glaucoma solution HFDS (High Frequency Deep Sclerotomy) differ from other MIGS procedures?
Dr Florian Sutter explains in the latest advertorial of Ophthalmology Times Europe: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
Meet us at the ASCRS 2022 in Washington, D.C.
Between 23th and 25th April 2022, we will be represented at the ASCRS 2022 of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Washington, D.C., with our booth. The following highlights await you at our booth #2503.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
How to bring MIGS to the next level - Dr Florian Sutter
“HFDS has influenced my practice a lot.”
This impact is only one of the experiences Dr Florian Sutter from the Eye Clinic in Herisau and Appenzell, Switzerland had, while performing glaucoma surgeries with HFDS.
Find out how HFDS brings your MIGS to the next level.More Information
We are participating - SAoO 2022
Between 02nd and 04th March we will be present at the SAoO 2022 of the Swiss Academy of Ophthalmology in Lucerne. For the first time, we will be represented together with our new subsidiary Domedics AG at our booth no. 13. Discover our latest innovations from our 3-platform strategy and look forward to an exchange with our experts from Oertli and Domedics. We are looking forward to your visit.More Information
New content for the glaucoma solution HFDS - now available
With our HFDS (High Frequency Deep Sclerotomy) procedure we rely on a minimally-invasive and implant-free procedure to treat mild to moderate open-angle glaucoma. For a better understanding of the whole procedure we proudly present you our latest promotional material including a detailed animation about the HFDS procedure with a step-by-step guide on the surgery steps, analysis of the latest studies and additional information on the postoperative treatment.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
The new easyPhaco® handpiece
The new easyPhaco handpiece offers surgeons optimized phaco performance over the entire product lifetime as well as more user comfort.More Information
ESCRS booth talks now online!
What an honor it was to welcome the following speakers at the Oertli booth during this year's ESCRS. We are happy to share with you the live recordings on our YouTube channel.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
Oertli Instrumente AG takes over the majority of shares of Domedics AG, Dättwil. The majority shareholder and managing director of Domedics, Carlo Pizzera, is thus arranging his succession in a long-term and sustainable manner.More Information
We are exhibiting @ESCRS 2021 in Amsterdam
An exciting booth talk programme awaits our visitors on Saturday, 9th October and Sunday, 10th October. 5 well-known surgeons share their experiences live in short presentations right at our booth.More Information
Now available – The Faros new with Power LED
Thanks to the integration of the Power LED module, the light output in the Faros has been increased by an additional 45% 💡 - for a perfect illumination and visualisation during all manoeuvres, extending to the periphery.More Information
Advantages of CO-MICS with easyTip
Coaxial Micro Incision Cataract Surgery (CO-MICS) has gained a momentum as intraocular lenses for such small incisions have become broadly available.
Prof. Daniel Mojon relies almost exclusively on the innovative CO-MICS technology from Oertli, with incision sizes of just 1.6mm. Reducing the main incision from 2.2mm to 1.6mm halves the wound area and no longer induces astigmatism. These micro incisions allowed him to develop a new surgical method - his VIP technique.More Information
Ab Interno Approach with No Implant Needed
The HFDS (High Frequency Deep Sclerotomy) procedure for glaucoma surgery is easy to learn, efficient and safe to use. How the HFDS procedure works in detail is explained in the current issue of The Ophthalmologist.
Find out now how the HFDS procedure does not need an implant and how the modern MIGS procedure makes the difference in glaucoma surgery.More Information
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
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
Even faster thanks to the Oertli silicone application adapter
In the future, even more time will be saved in the operating theater. The new silicone application adapter from Oertli increases user-friendliness and efficiency with regard to surgical preparation.More Information
Market launch: OS 4 – The next generation is here
The new OS 4 marks the beginning of a new generation of retina, glaucoma and cataract surgery. The revolutionary development of Oertli's sophisticated all-in-one platform ensures even more speed, even more precision and even more safety in the operating theatre.More Information
Exclusive preview: OS 4- the new generation of surgical platform
Even more speed, even more precision, even more safety. The new OS 4 marks the beginning of the next generation of surgical platform in retina, glaucoma and cataract surgery. The sophisticated all-in-one platform has received numerous exciting features that ensure even more user comfort, precision and safety in the operating theater.More Information
Pre-Announcement: New surgical platform offers enormous advancement
What does the new generation of surgical platform look like? What advancements does it provide in retina, glaucoma and cataract surgery? Technology in ophthalmic surgery has never been so sophisticated, versatile, efficient and powerful.More Information
Join us at the virtual #SAoO2021
We will be attending the virtual SAoO this year from 3 until 5 march 2021. We cannot wait to network with you and we would love to catch up at our virtual booth or at the Oertli Satellite Symposium.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
The Benefits of Trocar-Based Chandelier Vitreoretinal Surgery
For several decades, vitrectomy has been continuously optimized by various technologies. One of the most important optimizations is the reduction of instruments which gives the surgeon more freedom and safety during the procedure. Thus, 23G to 27G instruments allow for a sutureless surgical procedure that significantly improves patient safety, comfort and recovery.More Information
The Role of HFDS in modern Glaucoma surgery
Our glaucoma solution is a modern ab interno procedure for the treatment of open angle glaucoma. High Frequency Deep Sclerotomy (HFDS) describes the modern procedure in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. In the course of this procedure, a comprehensive compendium on this topic was created. The compendium describes the importance of HFDS in modern glaucoma surgery, explains several clinical studies and is supported with a step-by-step guide about the procedure.More Information
ViPer: Indenting and illumination in one hand
Anyone involved in vitreoretinal surgery knows the problem. Transscleral indentation usually requires an assisting hand, which increases the duration of the procedure. The ViPer solves this problem.
In the November issue of The Ophthalmologist, Prof. Matthias Bolz explains how the little helper improves speed and efficiency in the OR.More Information
The Power of physics and fluidics
Modern cataract surgery places a number of demands on the surgeon. Armin Wolf, Professor of Ophthalmology and Director at Ulm University Hospital in Germany, explains in the current issue of The Ophthalmologist why fluidics based on physics is so important and how our unique SPEEP pump takes his cataract surgery to a new level.More Information
Explore our latest innovations at the virtual AAO
The next congress goes virtual. Between 13 - 15 November the AAO is going virtual. For us it will be the forth exhibition in this new environment. We are still collecting lots of practical learnings and improve after each show to give you the best possible experience. This year, we recommend the live chat to all of you. Take the chance and get in contact with our experts. We are here for you!More Information
NEW: Flexible Chandelier
The new flexible chandelier solution with a flexible light fiber, provides a global visibility of the fundus for all surgical maneuvers in the posterior segment. Its’ extremely flexible loop of fiber brings high flexibility in application as well as in illumination and is compatible to all Oertli 23G, 25G and 27G trocar systems.More Information
Join the virtual experience
We are eagerly awaiting the first virtual congress of ESCRS and Euretina. Visit our virtual booth between October 2 - 4 and take the chance to get in touch with our team of experts via LIVE chat and get informed about the latest innovations.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
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
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.
Subscribe to our channel to be up to date!More Information
ViPer: A small key to big efficiency in vitreoretinal surgeries
In the current issue of Retina Today Prof. Matthias Bolz describes how he contributed to the development of the ViPer illuminated scleral indentor. Bolz explains how the ViPer allows to place illumination and indentation of the eye in one hand and thus enables eye surgeons to operate faster and safer in the posterior segment of the eye without additional assistants.More Information
Oertli on Social Media
Be part of the growing Oertli community!
Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or YouTube and we keep you updated with interesting stories from the Oertli world.
Our mention: @oertliinstrumenteag
#oertli #makingthedifference #goyellow #eyesurgery #swissmade #familybusiness #ophthalmology #oertlilicousMore Information
NEW: Illumination and laser in one instrument
The peripheral eye tissue is not easily accessible and difficult to make visible? – No longer now! With the introduction of illuminated laser probes, we have THE all in one retinal solution with which peripheral retinal defects can be treated even more easily, safely and more efficient than before. Use our illuminated laser probes in combination with our ViPer scleral indentor – indenting, illuminating and laser in one instrument.More Information
Discover the directional laser probes
The pioneering spirit in the OS 4 also becomes evident in the endo laser sector. With the directional laser probe by Oertli, the movability of the laser fiber opens up access far in to the periphery and allows the setting of a whole row of laser points by the finest movement of your fingertips. By simply moving the knob, the laser fiber can be bent in a controlled manner up to 90°. This also enables safe insertion and removal through the trocar system.More Information
Lowering the IOP with HFDS
A current study proves: HFDS is a minimally invasive procedure and a safe and efficacious surgical technique for lowering IOP combined with cataract surgery.More Information
Worldwide novelty – ViPer illuminated scleral indentor
The secret to faster, easier and more efficient retinal surgeries?
Combining indenting and peripheral illumination with ViPer.More Information
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 SPEEP pump. 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
New Clinical Study HFDS
The Research Institute of Ophthalmology, Egypt and Kasr Ainy School of Medicine, Cairo University have published a study on the HFDS procedure. The study shows that HFDS achieves a significant intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction and it is a safe and promising minimally invasive procedure for patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma.More Information
Preliminary course programme 27th WinterAcademy
Since 27 years, Oertli supports the WinterAcademy, which is organized by MTS – the wetlab company. The practical and instructive academy takes place from 22nd – 27th March 2020 for the first time in Bregenz (Austria).More Information
Agenda 2020 is online
You would like to know at which congress we attend?
Our agenda 2020 is online now!
Booth talks @ ESCRS
Don't miss our booth talks and get in touch with renowned personalities from the world of ophthalmology.More Information
Discover Paris - with our ESCRS City Guide
Download our popular City Guide now.More Information
New silicone oil application solution
The new Oertli silicone application sets deliver extraordinary fast injection and extraction of silicone oil.More Information
News at the DOC
Visit us at the DOC from 23th - 25th May at our booth VI10.More Information
The new Faros ready for sales now
The new Faros convinces with its cutting-edge Oertli technologies and a sophisticated level of user friendlinessMore Information
New distribution partner in Spain
We are happy to welcome the company W.M. BLOSS, S.A. to the Oertli family.More Information
We have enlarged spatially!
In January 2019 we moved into our new premises.More Information
The new Faros at the SAoO Congress in Lucern
The SAoO Congress will take place from 6th - 8th March 2019 in Lucern. We will present our Faros with its new features.More Information
Oertli @ APAO Congress in Bangkok
Oertli will be exhibiting its latest product portfolio at the upcoming APAO congress from 6th – 9th March 2019More 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
Preliminary Course Programme 26th WinterAcademy
The educational winter academy in Mayrhofen (AT) will take place from 17th to 22nd of March 2019. This event is organized by MTS - the wetlab company.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
Agenda 2019 is online
In our agenda 2019 you will find all exhibitions and training sessions where Oertli presents news and innovations.More Information
Introduction 27G instruments for vitreoretinal surgeries
Oertli introduces new 27G instruments at the ESCRS/Euretina congress in Vienna for vitrectomy surgeriesMore Information
Test drive the new Faros at the ESCRS
The new Faros, compact surgical system for anterior and posterior segment surgery – radiating in its completely renewed, most modern functions, ready to shed light on the world.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
ESCRS City Guide is here
The popular City Guide for the ESCRS congress is available for download now.More Information
New direct distribution in Germany
As from January 1st, 2018 the company Oertli Instrumente Deutschland GmbH will start its first business year.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
Latest Updates in Modern Vitreoretinal Surgeries
During last year’s Euretina congress four respected surgeons (Andrea Mercanti, MD; Christian Prünte, MD; Armin Wolf, MD, FEBO; and Levent V. Karabas, MD) discussed the benefits of using the Oertli OS4 surgery platform during vitreoretinal surgery.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