CATARHEX 3 MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH SPEEP®
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, the phaco device CataRhex 3 is systematically focused on mobility and portability – without compromising on performance. With the new SPEEP pump and the familiar easyPhaco technology, we have developed an effective tool for simple, safe and efficient work in routine surgery.
The capsulotomy tip is used to open the capsular bag using high-frequency diathermy. There is an integrated compressor for anterior vitrectomy, and the HFDS application ensures promising long-term results for glaucoma surgery1.
Make the difference – with the CataRhex 3 phaco machine for cataract surgery by Oertli.
Small platform, great performance
The CataRhex 3 by Oertli is a consistently compact and portable surgical platform for cataract and glaucoma surgery. The whole load of Oertli’s innovative power is hidden in an impressively small housing. The perfectly precise flow control, the powerful performance and the high user-friendliness of the CataRhex 3, make it the ideal phaco device in eye surgery – in any situation anywhere.
Features of the CataRhex 3
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
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH UNIQUE VERSATILITY
«The best fluidics and versatility compared to other technologies. My professional life has changed since I started using Oertli.»Dr. Fernando AguileraInstituto de Ojos, Mexicali, Mexico
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH REMARKABLE CHAMBER STABILITY
«After using the CataRhex 3 for more than 5000 cataract cases, my opinion is: the anterior chamber is really stable, can be used for any grade of cataract, safe for cornea endothetial, faster visual recovery, and very ideal for World Vision 2020 program. Moreover, the consumables and the maintenance of the machine are economical. It’s a truly mobile phaco machine.»Dr. Rezaldi PratamaIchsan Medical Centre Hospital Bintaro, Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE
«CataRhex 3 is the safest high performance phaco machine ever invented, yet it’s the smallest. Brilliant!»Dr. Indra SyariefRumah Sakit Ibu dan Anak Zahirah, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH STRONG CONFIDENCE
«Until now I have strong confidence in the Oertli phaco machine regarding the power, holding strength and anterior chamber stability. The six-piezzo phaco handpiece remains cold throughout the procedure. This machine is portable, lightweight and versatile for use in mass eye-camp cataract surgery and performs well at any site.»Dr. Vidyapati MangunkusumoJakarta Eye Center, Menteng, Jakarta, Indonesia
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH EXCELLENT FLUIDICS
«Wonderful machine. Excellent fluidics. Oertli CataRhex 3 never disappoints me whatsoever dense cataract it is.»Dr. Naveed Ahmed QureshiAl-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH GREAT RELIABILITY
«Very good machines. Compact, efficient and very reliable.»Dr. Georges SaadehHaykal Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH CONSISTENT STABILITY
«I have been using the CataRhex 3 for the past years in most of my cataract cases. I found it satisfactory and I am really happy with the effectiveness in all kinds of cataracts. Stable, reliable and effective.»Dr. Ayman MdanatAmmon Eye Center, Amman, Jordan
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH IMPRESSIVE SIMPLICITY
«As running three different OR teams, I need CataRhex 3 platforms, that all my teams can easily and efficiently rely on. Still what impresses me the most, is using the Oertli easyTip. Specially, in stony hard cataract cases what we handle in Upper Egypt.»Dr. Lotfy Girgis Abdalla EshakSohag Teaching Hospital, Sohag, Egypt
How to install the CataRhex 3
Watch the step-by-step guide to setting up the CataRhex 3 for surgery.
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Oertli data on file
1B. Pajic, B. Pajic-Eggspuehler, and I. Haefliger, “New minimally invasive, deep sclerotomy ab-interno surgical procedure for glaucoma, six years of follow-up,” Journal of glaucoma, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 109–114, 2011, doi: 10.1097/IJG.0b013e3181dddf31.
2Modulation according to the principle of the peristaltic pump
3As per standard, IPX6