Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de STAR Excimer Laser

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Abbott Medical Optics, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Excimer laser system - Product Code LZS
  • Causa
    This corrective action will address an identified failure of the lamp and illumination system within the laser unit caused by an unexpected failure of a thyristor component on the ac power distribution printed circuit board (pcb).
  • Acción
    The firm, Abbott Medical Optics, Inc., (AMO), sent an "ADVISORY NOTICE and a COVER LETTER FOR ADVISORY NOTICE" dated September 16, 2013 to all affected customers. The letters identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to complete and return the Star Notification Acknowledgement form via fax to 1-714-247-4530 within 3 business days or mail to Abbott Medical Optics, 510 Cottonwood Drive, MS 347118, Milpitas, CA 95035, and share this advisory notice with your staff. If you have any questions related to operation of STAR Excimer Laser System or documentation requirements associated with this letter, please call AMO Technical Support at 1-800-511-0911 and you will be directed to an AMO Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All units of these models: STAR S2 Excimer Laser System; STAR S3 ActiveTrak; STAR S4 with Variable Spot Scanning; and STAR S41R; There are no expiration dates for the STAR Excimer Laser Systems.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and countries of: Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Japan, and Latin America.
  • Descripción del producto
    STAR Excimer Laser System, Model: STAR S2, Catalog Number: 0030-1479, Product is manufactured and distributed by AMO Manufacturing USA, LLC, || Milpitas, CA || The STAR Excimer Laser Systems are indicated for laser assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK), photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), and phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) eye surgery in certain patient populations.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Abbott Medical Optics, Inc., 510 Cottonwood Dr, Milpitas CA 95035-7403
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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