Bruder Introduces Pre-Surgical Patient Prep Kit

| Posted on January 8, 2021

Press Release

ALPHARETTA, GA, December 11, 2020

New pre-op kit helps patients prepare their eyes for ophthalmic surgery in three easy steps and is designed to work with surgeons’ pre-surgical protocols

Responding to demand from eye care professionals, Bruder recently collaborated with leading ophthalmic surgeons and comanaging optometrists to develop the easy-to-use Bruder Sx Pre-Surgical Patient Prep Kit. With the introduction of this kit, the hygiene products patients need are all available in a single, self-contained kit that doctors can provide directly in their practices or via Bruder’s new patient-friendly online portal, specifically designed for pre-surgical patients. 

Cynthia Matossian MD

“As doctors, we know how important it is to prevent endophthalmitis and optimize the tear film to achieve the best possible surgical and refractive outcomes,” says Dr. Matossian. “Being able to hand patients this complete, easy-to-use kit makes it convenient for patients to do their part to get ready for their surgery.”

Cynthia Matossian MD

“Ocular surgery results are dependent on pre-operative care. This is why it’s important that patients do their part to stabilize the ocular surface and keep lids healthy and clean,” says Medical Advisory Board Director, Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS. “While the need is great, collecting multiple hygiene products online or at a pharmacy can be overwhelming and impractical for many patients preparing to undergo cataract or other corneal procedures.”  To make it easier, Bruder has introduced a pre-surgical prep kit to compliment any other treatments a surgeon believes are necessary to achieve optimal surgical results. 

The highly-anticipated Bruder Pre-Surgical Prep Kit includes:

  • Bruder Hygienic Eyelid Cleansing Wipes
    Pre-moistened textured wipes contain a mild surfactant designed to remove build up, oil, dirt, pollen and desquamated skin that may cause eye irritation and infection.
  • Bruder Hygienic Eyelid Solution (0.02% Pure Hypochlorous acid)
    Naturally-occurring hypochlorous acid (HOCl) has shown high efficacy against a wide range of microorganisms. Applying one to two sprays of the solution daily to closed eyes helps fight infection, reduce inflammation and bacteria, and enhance natural ability to heal.
  • Bruder Sx Pre-Surgical Compress
    This enhanced compress is designed specifically for the unique needs of the pre-surgical patient using EyeOnic™ fabric woven with antimicrobial silver threads. Like the original Bruder Moist Heat Compress, the Sx mask is filled with self-hydrating, silver-infused, patented antibacterial MediBeads® to unclog meibomian glands and stabilize the tear film to improve pre-surgical measurements. Patients microwave the mask for 20 seconds then apply for 8-10 minutes.
  • Bruder Sx Case
    All of the essential items that pre-op patients need are neatly housed in an attractive, yet practical case that’s large enough for doctors to customize by adding complimentary products, prescriptions or patient education paperwork.
Bruder Hygienic Eyelid Wipes help clean the eye surface to remove bacterial prior to surgery
Bruder Hygienic Eyelid Cleansing Wipes
Bruder Hygienic Eyelid Solution helps reduce lid and las bacteria prior to surgery
Bruder Hygienic Eyelid Solution
Bruder Sx Compress provides moist heat to improve ocular surface health
Bruder Sx Pre-Surgical Eye Compress
The Bruder Sx Pre-Surgical Patient Prep Kit includes hygienic eyelid wipes to help patients clean their eyes and prepare for surgery.
Bruder Sx Case

The Bruder Sx Pre-Surgical Patient Prep Kit is now available for in-office distribution or patient purchase by referral online.

Eye care professionals can contact Bruder Sales support department at eyes@bruder.com or at 888-827-2337 to learn more or visit brudersx.com. Pre-surgical patients should discuss with their eye care professional and can purchase online at buy.brudersx.com

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