Labtician Ophthalmics  


Disposable: Safety

Ever-evolving ophthalmic surgical procedures have led to decreased incision sizes and enhanced, more predictable postsurgical outcomes. However, all successful ophthalmic procedures still hinge on the all-important incision, where precision is the name of the game.

Beaver-Visitec International® (BVI®), a company that is synonymous with commitment to achieving exceptional incision architecture, offers innovative, high-quality, cost-effective knives and blades through their meticulous research and careful product development. BVI’s commitment to innovation, precision, and quality is reflected in the high standards of their manufacturing processes.

High-performance knife configurations include:

  • Wide range of sizes
  • Single bevel
  • Double bevel
  • Straight
  • Angled
  • Bevel up
  • Bevel down
Beaver® XStar® Safety Blade

Created with a proprietary grindless technology, their electrochemical finishing process makes these blades incredibly sharp, placing BVI on the cutting edge of knife technology. Designed for smooth penetration and accurate incision width, the XStar safety blade meets the exacting needs of the ophthalmic community.

Safety-engineered with an ingenious, integrated retractable shield to protect the blade at all stages of the surgical procedure, Beaver® Safety Knives are designed to minimize the risk of accidental injuries that could occur during passing, between steps, post-surgery, or during disposal. They are designed to open and close using single-hand operation.

Regardless of the surgeon's incision location, whether scleral or corneal, the Beaver® XStar® Safety Blades’ geometrics allow the surgeon to create consistent incision architecture—the key to cleaner, safer wounds.

Beaver® XStar® Safety Blades are available in a range of styles for a variety of applications:

  • Slit knives (smooth penetration, accurate incisions)
  • Implant knives (specifically designed for widening incisions)
  • Crescent knives (flexible, for optimal tunnel architecture)
  • MVR knives (precise, consistent, fluid-tight stab incisions)
  • Sideport knives (specifically designed for stab incisions)

Download BVI Ophthalmic & Microsurgical Product Catalogue
Download BVI Beaver® Safety Sell Sheet