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INTREPID® Hybrid Tip
INTREPID® Hybrid Tip is designed to enhance safety and confidence
vs Kelman® Tip.1-4
- Two trusted technologies in one innovative design
- Based on fluidics performance advantage of the INTREPID® BALANCED Tip1,2
See the Data
P value * = statistically significant
1.CENTURION® FMS Pack Directions for Use.
2.Khokhar S, Aron N, Sen S, Pillay G, Agarwal E. Effect of balanced phacoemulsification tip on the outcomes of torsional phacoemulsification using an active-fluidics system. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2017;43(1):22-28.
3.Solomon et al. Clinical study using a new phacoemulsification system with surgical intraocular pressure control. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016; 42:542–549.
4.Zacharias J. Comparative motion profile characterization of the miniflared and balanced phacoemulsification tips. ESCRS Annual Congress; 2015; Barcelona.
5.Alcon Data on File, REF-07136, 2019.
6.Narendran N, et al. The Cataract National Dataset electronic multicentre audit of 55 567 operations: Risk stratification for posterior capsule rupture and vitreous loss. Eye. 2009;23:31–37.
7.Salowi MA, et al. The Malaysian Cataract Surgery Registry: Risk indicators for posterior capsular rupture. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017;101:1466–1470.
8.Shumway C. Utility of a novel hybrid phacoemulsification tip to prevent posterior capsule rupture. Presentation at ASCRS 2019; 3-7 May; San Diego.
9.Zacharias J. Thermal characterization of phacoemulsification probes operated in axial and torsional modes. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2015;41(1):208-216.
10.Zacharias J. Laboratory assessment of thermal characteristics of three phacoemulsification tip designs operated using torsional ultrasound. Clin Ophthalmol. 2016:10;1095–1101.
11.Noguchi S, et al. Difference in torsional phacoemulsification oscillation between a balanced tip and a mini tip using an ultra-high-speed video camera. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016;42:1511–1517.
12.Intrepid® Transformer I/A Handpiece Directions for use.
13.Alcon Data on File, REF-04313, 2013.
14.CENTURION® Vision System Operator's Manual.
15.Alcon Data on File, REF-02559, 2017.
16.Thorne A, Dyk DW, Fanney D, Miller KM. Phacoemulsifier occlusion break surge volume reduction. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2018 Dec;44(12):1491-1496.
17.Aravena C, Dyk DW, Thorne A, Fanney D, Miller KM. Aqueous volume loss associated with occlusion break surge in phacoemulsifiers from 4 different manufacturers. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2018 Jul;44(7):884-888.
18.Malik PK, Dewan T, Patidar AK, Sain E. Effect of IOP based infusion system with and without balanced phacotip on cumulative dissipated energy and estimated fluid usage in comparison to gravity fed infusion in torsional phacoemulsification. Eye Vis (Lond). 2017;4:22.
19.Vasavada AR, et al. Comparison of torsional and microburst longitudinal phacoemulsification: A prospective, randomized, masked clinical trial. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2010;41(1):109-114.
20.Nicoli CM, Dimalanta R, Miller KM. Experimental anterior chamber maintenance in active versus passive phacoemulsification fluidics systems. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016;42(1):157:162.
21.Dyk DW, Miller KM. Mechanical model of human eye compliance for volumetric occlusion break surge measurements. J Cataract Refract Surg.2018 Feb;44(2):231-236.
22.Alcon Data on File, REF-08357, 2020.
23.Sharif-Kashani P, Fanney D, Injev V. Comparison of occlusion break responses and vacuum rise times of phacoemulsification systems. BMC Ophthalmol. 2014;14:96.
Please refer to relevant products DFU or Operator’s manuals for complete list of indications, contraindications and warnings.