Ziemer Ophtalmology
FEMTO LDV Lenticule

Lenticule Extraction with the FEMTO LDV Z8

The new Lenticule application by Ziemer is called CLEAR and stands for: 

C
  Corneal
 Lenticule
E  Extraction for
A  Advanced
R  Refractive Correction

The completely new developed and proprietary application is intended for the treatment of Myopia and Astigmatism.

The new Lenticule application is an integrated part of the FEMTO LDV Z8 platform and can be purchased through a software upgrade.

Prof. Izquierdo

Lenticule Extraction redefined: CLEAR

Benefit from various possibilities in faciliating the Lenticule separation and extraction. 

The advantages are:

  • Centration after docking
  • Trusted vacuum as known in Ziemer systems
  • Guiding tunnels for easy Lenticule separation
  • Multi incision options:
    2 incisions during initial learning curve
    1 incision for experienced surgeons
  • Intraoperative OCT (optional)
  • Proprietary scan pattern with overlapping spots
  • FEMTO LDV low energy concept


Prof. Luis Izquierdo presented his first data at the ESCRS. 

What's different with Ziemer?

As a pioneer in low energy femtosecond laser treatments, Ziemer’s low energy concept provides maximal precision, minimal tissue damage, minimal side effects, less inflammatory response and is known to contribute to fast visual recovery.

Centration Options

  • Easy centration on the eye
  • Repositioning of Lenticule under suction is possible
  • Compensation for cyclotorsion
  • Different centration options are possible:
    – Pupil Center
    – Fixation Light
    – Corneal Marks

Adjustment Options

Adaptable placement of incisions

  • Choose between 1 or 2 incisions
  • Free choice of position
  • Intraoperative changes are possible
  • Optimization for left or right handed surgeons

Low energy concept

Thanks to the Ziemer handpiece there is a very short working distance to the eye. Therefore, a high focusing power can be achieved and only very little energy per pulse is needed. This allows for small overlapping spots resulting in a smooth cut – only possible with the Ziemer FEMTO LDV's low energy concept.

Prof. Mehta talks about the Ziemer Lenticule Application CLEAR


Prof. Jod Mehta, SNEC, Singapore 

For more information, please contact authorized Ziemer partners or Ziemer.

The FEMTO LDV Z8 is CE marked and FDA cleared. Lenticule extraction application is CE marked but not yet FDA cleared for use in the United States. For other countries, availability may be restricted due to regulatory requirements. Please contact Ziemer for details.