SOURCE: Oasis Medical Inc.

US manufacturer & distributor of punctum plugs, surgical disposables, Oasis TEAR lubricant drops

April 18, 2013 16:15 ET

Feather® New Diamond-Like Keratomes Are Available Exclusively From Oasis Medical

The Ultra-Sharp Scalpels Are Positioned to Be a Cost-Effective Alternative for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) and Hospitals

GLENDORA, CA--(Marketwired - April 18, 2013) - Oasis Medical Inc., U.S. manufacturer and distributor of high quality disposable surgical instruments, ocular lubricating and cleansing solutions, and exclusive distributor in the U.S. for the Feather® ophthalmic scalpels, announces the availability of the diamond-like Feather® keratome. Feather® raises the bar with its keratome's superior performance and advantage of reusability for a sizeable return on investment.

Feather® utilizes proprietary manufacturing technology that produces ultra-sharp, low friction blade performance that rivals diamonds. It has earned a reputation for high quality metal scalpels that can be used multiple times, which helps to manage cost-per-case while maintaining compliance with Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regulations. 

"The primary cataract incision is the most important to the ease of the procedure and overall outcome. The new Feather keratome produces a smooth, precise entry to the anterior chamber with no drag or concern of catching Descemet's membrane," said Adelaide Priester, D.O. "The reusable blades are cost effective in our surgery center [ASC] and perform well for multiple procedures, which greatly reduces our cost per case."
The new Feather® keratome blades are available in widths from 1.4mm, 1.6mm, 1.8mm, 2.2mm, 2.4mm, 2.75mm, 2.8mm, 3.0mm, and 3.2mm.

The new Feather® scalpel, Oasis Iris Expander, Oasis Tears dry eye product and more can be seen this weekend, April 20 through 23, 2013, at ASCRS in San Francisco at the Oasis Medical booth number 702.

For more information or to place an order, please contact OASIS Customer Service at 800-528-9786 or visit

About Oasis Medical Inc.
OASIS is a continuous improvement company deeply committed to truth in its business approach, relationships, and products based on our foundation of accountability. Our goal is to create a partnership for OASIS and the doctor so that both parties achieve a win. From the beginning, OASIS has been a practice-based company focused on building dry eye and surgical practices through the various tools we offer. OASIS invests in the long term through our strategic partnerships with eye care providers. This investment helps the doctor improve the quality of the patient's eye care experience. As consultants we are willing to invest time and equip the doctor with how our approach can assist their practice. This strategy allows OASIS to thrive by being relevant through focusing on the patient care experience and efficiency of the individual practice. Our values of integrity and quality guide our commitment to solution-based products that enhance patient care.

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