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What is the Alcon Constellation vision system?

The Alcon CONSTELLATION Vision System delivers an exceptional level of performance through its advanced technologies, allowing our surgeons to treat eye conditions that may have once been considered untreatable.

Can I use Alcon turbosonics® tips with the constellation® vision system?

Alcon does not recommend the use of standard Turbosonics tips (1.0 mm) with the Constellation Vision System. 8065751025 1.15 fConstellation Vision System Diathermy Function To ensure safe operation of the Diathermy function, use only Alcon cables and accessories.

How do I order supplies for my Alcon vision system?

To order supplies in U.S.A.: 800-862-5266 FAX: 800-241-0677 Outside U.S.A.: Contact your local Alcon representative for supplies. viii 8065751025 fConstellation Vision System IMPORTANT NOTICE Equipment improvement is an on-going process and, as such, changes may be made to the equipment after this manual is printed.

What are the guidelines for use of constellation® vision system?

? Good clinical practice dictates the testing for adequate irrigation, aspiration ?ow, and operation as applicable for each handpiece prior to entering the eye. ? Do not use the Constellation Vision System system near ?ammable anesthetics. ? Use only Alcon-supplied A.C. power cords.

What is the best machine for 23G?

Recognized as the world’s best machine for 23G and 25G vitreoretinal surgery, the constellation Vision System combines advancements in high speed cutting, intraocular pressure control, illumination, laser and other features allowing for more surgeon control during retinal surgery. The Constellation has combined capabilities to perform advanced sutureless vitrectomy/retinal surgery and retinal lasers with endo-laser facility for diabetic retinopathy and managing complicated retinal detachment cases. The advancement of lSG sutureless vitreoretinal surgery provides a faster recovery time for the patient and has significantly reduced the time needed for the procedure.

What is an Alcon system?

The Alcon CONSTELLATION Vision System delivers an exceptional level of performance through its advanced technologies, allowing our surgeons to treat eye conditions that may have once been considered untreatable. Our surgeons are now able to utilize completely new approaches in microincision surgery and perform the latest techniques in vitreoretinal surgery. This marks a new area in retinal surgery and further demonstrates the AIO tradition of providing the very best and latest technology to patients.

What is constellation vision?

The Constellation Vision System represents a significant advancement in the application of new techniques for treating diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment cases. Find out if it is right for you.

What does advisory message mean?

Advisory Messages indicate a minor failure in the system, typically a situation that can be corrected by the user. When an advisory is detected, the following actions occur:

What is Table 5-1?

Table 5-1 is a general troubleshooting guide that addresses symptoms/observations and what the operator can do to try and solve the observed problem. Figure 5-5 and Table 5-2 are presented as aids to rapid location of failed or malfunctioning parts or components in the Constellation® Vision System; they are not meant to replace standard troubleshooting methods. In all cases, should the corrective actions not provide the desired result, call your Alcon Technical Services Department.

What are Constellation consumables?

Constellation® Consumables Procedure Paks are available in multiple configurations to meet the user’s needs for each procedure. There are three main types of Consumables Paks: Posterior segment, Anterior segment and Combined Procedure (both Posterior and Anterior), and each type of pak can be customized further to specify items such as gauge specific instruments.

What is a cassette in a Constellation console?

The cassette is the interface between the Constellation® console and the surgical handpiece. It is used to regulate BSS® irrigating fluid to the handpiece, aspirate debris from the handpiece, monitor irrigation and aspiration pressure, and deposit the debris in a sealed drainage bag for disposal.

Where are system error messages displayed?

System Error Messages are displayed in a dialog box as shown in Figure 5-2 System Errors require a partial system shutdown. When an error is detected, the following actions occur.

Does Alcon use enzymatic cleaners?

Due to the potential for Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome (TASS), Alcon does not recommend the use of enzymatic cleaners and detergents. If however, local jurisdictions mandate their use relative to ophthalmic instruments, the materials of construction are compatible, up to a pH of 11.3, when the enzymatic chemicals and detergents are completely rinsed/neutralized immediately after cleaning/processing.