Surgical Direct’s Cataract Technology Blog

Our blog includes news, tips and ideas about the latest cataract equipment and technology. We appreciate your comments.

The Growing Need for Cataract Instruments

The Situation with Sterilization. Surgical procedures, in general, require a lot of instrumentation to be sterilized in preparation for surgery. Like all specialties in surgery, Ophthalmology requires very specific instrumentation. When we are talking about ‘cataract instruments’, we are talking about the ophthalmic instruments (cataract tray), the phaco handpiece, and IOL insertion devices. One notable […]

Ophthalmic Microscope

Are you using the right Ophthalmic Microscope?

Technology does make a difference. Today’s Ophthalmic market offers outstanding options in regards to microscopes. Just like the phaco market, Microscopes have adapted new advanced technologies in the last 10 years that far outweigh the years before. We’ve encountered many different personality types in our surgeons. Some prefer to use what’s comfortable to them, regardless […]

Upgrading Cataract Technology Improves Safety & Efficiency

From a physician’s point of view, the safety of their patients during cataract surgery is of utmost importance. No surgeon wants to put their patient at risk during an operation. No surgeon wants anything less than the best outcomes in their patient’s vision. What if I told you that using old equipment puts your patients […]