Bausch + Lomb Announces European Launch of a New Platform of Preloaded IOLs, LuxSmart and LuxGood

Source: Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb announced the European launch of the company’s first presbyopia correcting IOL, LuxSmart, and its monofocal version, LuxGood. Both feature preloaded delivery systems and Pure Refractive Optics (PRO) Technology.  

LuxSmart and LuxGood comprise a hydrophobic material and represent the launch of a new platform for Bausch + Lomb. A toric version using the same platform will also become available, in addition to the monofocal and PC-IOLs.

This new IOL range utilizes Pure Refractive Optics Technology (PRO Technology), where the design is based only on refractive profiles, meaning there are no diffraction areas, hence avoiding dysphotopsic phenomena, according to Bausch + Lomb.

LuxSmart and LuxGood also feature an acrylic hydrophobic cross-linked copolymer material which includes a UV absorber to protect against light that could lead to ocular damage. The platform is based on the 4-point fixation haptic design in order to achieve capsular stability, rotational stability, PCO resistance1,2,3 and greater refractive predictability.4 Haptic designs like Bausch + Lomb’s Akreos AO platform, has over 20 years of experience in the market. This platform will be available with and without violet light filtering; clear and yellow options.

LuxSmart IOL will offer an extended range of vision to cover the major needs of presbyopic patients in their daily activities.

With the introduction of LuxSmart, we are happy to access the presbyopia market with truly innovative premium IOL designs, avoiding the usual dysphotopsic phenomena that can compromise patient vision with typical diffractive optics” Luc Bonnefoy Vice President Surgical International, Bausch + Lomb, said in the news release.



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