Laboratory Evaluation of a Next Generation Transversal Ultrasound System. Mark E. Schafer, Ph.D. President and Principal Scientist, Sonic Tech, Inc . Chief Technology Officer and VP, R&D, Sound Surgical Technologies, LLC.
Mark E. Schafer, Ph.D.
President and Principal Scientist, Sonic Tech, Inc.
Chief Technology Officer and VP, R&D,
Sound Surgical Technologies, LLC
I am a consultant to several phaco companies, and have received research funding for this work
Contact email: [email protected]
Standard “Longitudinal” Ultrasound Systemphaco is an in/out motion
“Torsional” or “T-phaco” uses a twisting motion of the tip rather than a longitudinal motion (only one of the two modes can operate at a time, therefore the need to switch back and forth)
“Transverse” or “Ellips” uses a combination of side to side and in/out simultaneously; may be used with either straight or bent tipsWhat are the technologies/modes?