Advanced Refractive Technologies is a medical device company based in Irvine, California focused on the development and marketing of innovative ophthalmic applications that will result in faster, safer and more effective procedures in two of the largest surgical markets in the world:
Corrective refractive surgery
Advanced Refractive Technologies recently received FDA clearance for its EpiLift System, a next-generation, ophthalmic surgical device designed for separating corneal tissue. The EpiLift System is the cornerstone of a new improvement in LASIK surgery called Epi-LASIK. The EpiLift System improves upon existing technologies with unique separating methods that may reduce many postoperative problems.
In addition to the EpiLift System, Advanced Refractive Technologies is currently in the process of developing their Pulsatome®, a next generation cataract emulsifier, which utilizes the company's proprietary and patented waterjet technology. The Pulsatome® cataract emulsifier, currently under development, is a device that uses pulsed waterjet technology to remove cataracts - the most frequently performed surgical procedure in the world.