OmniGuide Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary, Highlights Future Surgical Applications For CO2 Laser Technology

Published: Jul 28, 2010

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OmniGuide® Inc, pioneer of the world’s most precise flexible surgical scalpel for minimally invasive surgery, recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Since its inception OmniGuide has introduced a new vision for fibers that guide light by virtue of a hollow core photonic bandgap structure. What initially began as an ambitious R&D effort, later culminated in the development of a unique manufacturing process for multimaterial fibers that has transformed the vision into a commercial reality. OmniGuide’s BeamPath™ CO2 laser fibers are currently used to deliver therapy to 1,000 patients per month in applications where precision is of paramount importance: Neurosurgery, Otology, Head & Neck Oncology, complex Airway Disease, Gynecology and Laparoscopy.

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