Fluidics based on physics

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The easyPhaco technology was developed for safe and efficient phacoemulsification. Thanks to Oertli’s unique fluidics concept, easyPhaco allows direct control over fragments and ensures a high holdability. The occluded fragments absorb the ultrasound energy and are then efficiently aspirated with no clogging. The infusion capacity is several times higher than the aspiration volume, enabling maintenance of the intraocular pressure for a stable anterior chamber[1].

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 angled easyTip opening has been designed to hold fragments firmly at the tip.

U/S energy absorbed by the occluded fragments

Thanks to the strong holdability and the longitudinal movements of the easyTips, ultrasound is directed axially to the occluded fragments.

Smooth fragment aspiration

Following an occlusion break, the capillary aspiration path of the easyTips provides continuous aspiration. Thanks to the high vacuum created, the fragments are efficiently aspirated.

Stable anterior chamber

The infusion capacity is several times higher than the aspiration volume, enabling maintenance of the intraocular pressure for a stable anterior chamber.

Advantages of easyPhaco®

  • easyPhaco technology, developed for safe and efficient emulsification
  • Fragment followability and holdability thanks to the Oertli fluidics concept*
  • U/S energy absorbed by the occluded fragments
  • Smooth fragment aspiration without clogging*
  • Stable anterior chamber[1]
  • Available from 1.6 mm to 3.2 mm incisions
easyPhaco in application

Handpiece & phaco tips

easyPhaco®  handpiece
With an external diameter of 13 mm, an internal infusion line and a low weight of 42 grams, the titanium easyPhaco handpiece has set the standard since 2002. The handpiece has six piezo crystals. The five rubber rings on the handpiece make it more comfortable to hold.

easyTips phaco tips
The angled easyTip opening has been designed to hold fragments firmly at the tip. Thanks to the high vacuum created, the fragments are efficiently aspirated. The single-use easyTips are supplied with an irrigation sleeve, a test chamber and a phaco and emergency key. The easyTip range includes six different tips: from CO-MICS (1.6 mm) 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

Length: 105s

Management of Hard Nucleus

Suhas Haldipurkar, MD
Laxmi Eye Institute, India

Length: 150s


easyTip product range

Learn more about the easyTip product range.

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Cataract surgery

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    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 Mangunkusumo
    Jakarta Eye Center, Menteng, Jakarta, Indonesia
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    MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH EXTREME SAFETY

    «We have been using CataRhex 3, Faros and OS 4. They are all wonderful machines giving us confidence that they will go through hardest of cataracts with extreme safety. They also make life easier while performing posterior segment surgeries. They are easy to maintain and the reliability factor is very high. What more can a surgeon ask for.»

    Dr. Khurram A. Mirza
    Hameed Latif Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
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    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 Mdanat
    Ammon Eye Center, Amman, Jordan
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    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 Pratama
    Ichsan Medical Centre Hospital Bintaro, Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia
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    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 Eshak
    Sohag Teaching Hospital, Sohag, Egypt

*Oertli data on file

[1]With recommended settings according to the following table

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