This excerpt taken from the EYE 8-K filed Jan 10, 2007.
AMO Laser Vision Correction Technology
AMO is the global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of laser vision correction systems. More than six million vision correction procedures have been performed worldwide using the companys laser systems.
AMO continues to build on the VISX heritage that began in 1986, with the development of innovative technologies used to perform LASIK and other refractive procedures. The companys CustomVue individualized laser vision correction procedure uses wavefront-guided technology, enabling customized correction based on comprehensive diagnostic measurement of optical errors in an individuals eye. By utilizing proven Hartmann-Shack technology and Fourier Analysis, the WaveScan Wavefront® system together with the STAR S4 IR Excimer Laser System enable physicians to provide the broadest range of custom wavefront-guided laser vision correction treatments to their patients. These include, but are not limited to myopia, hyperopia, all forms of astigmatism, and high myopia (up to -11 diopters), with or without astigmatism.
As the global leader in refractive surgical technology, AMO is committed to developing and delivering innovative products that enhance visual outcomes while expanding the range of people eligible for treatment.