Cataract Surgery


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BD Beaver™ Xstar™ Safety Knives
BD, the global leader in safety-engineered, single-use products is proud to introduce the latest in a long list of safety-engineered products that are used in healthcare facilities around the world. The BD Beaver Xstar Safety Knives include a specially designed, integrated retractable shield that protects the blade in procedure and handling.

The BD Xstar Blade technology is based on a grindless process for manufacturing surgical blades. This proprietary process yields sharpness and consistency. The arch style, single-bevel blade geometry allows the cataract surgeon to create the desired incision architecture, whether the incision is scleral or corneal.

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BD Atomic Edge™ Safety Knives
Developed through the technology and processes used in the fabrication of semiconductors, the BD Atomic Edge™ silicon disposable blades deliver higher quality and performance than disposable metal blades. It is the first disposable silicon blade for ophthalmic surgery.

The BD Atomic Edge™ represents a breakthrough in blade technology that uses silicon with its single crystalline molecular structure to deliver edge sharpness and performance approaching that of a diamond blade. The BD Atomic Edge™ blade features an edge radius of 40 nm, comparing to approx. 600 nm for metal knives, and close to 20 nm for diamond knives.

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