Visx' phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) laser approved in US:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Visx has received US FDA approval to market the Star excimer laser systems (models B and C) for phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK). Marketing will begin immediately through US partner Alcon Laboratories (see Clinica No 622, p 11). Since international introduction of the streamlined Star system in March, Visx has been gearing up production in readiness for US approval.