Viscoelastic Repository

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Below are listed FDA approved viscoelastics in the United States offered by Alcon, AMO, Bausch and Lomb, Beaver-Visitec and Staar Surgical.

Alcon

Alcon Customer Service - 800-862-5266

  Name Ingredient Type *Molecular weight (millions of daltons) **CDI Sizes
DisCoVisc DisCoVisc sodium hyaluronate 1.6% chondroitin sulfate 4% Viscous dispersive 1.65 12 1 mL
Viscoat Viscoat sodium hyaluronate 3% chondroitin sulfate 4% Dispersive 0.6 3.4 0.5 mL / 0.75 mL
ProVisc ProVisc sodium hyaluronate 1% chondroitin sulfate 4% Cohesive 2.4 46 0.4 mL / 0.55 mL / 0.85 mL
DuoVisc DuoVisc 1 syringe Viscoat, 1 syringe of ProVisc Dispersive (Viscoat) and Cohesive (ProVisc) See above See above 0.35/0.40 mL and 0.50/0.55 mL sizes Viscoat/Provisc
Cellugel Cellugel Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 2% Dispersive 0.3 Not Available 1 mL
*Higher molecular weight indicates higher viscosity.
**CDI = Cohesive Dispersion Index. Higher CDI indicates greater ease of removal.

AMO

AMO Customer Service - 800-366-6554

  Name Ingredient Type *Molecular weight (millions of daltons) **CDI Sizes
Healon Healon sodium hyaluronate 1% Cohesive 4 31 0.4 mL / 0.55 mL / 0.85 mL
Healon GV Healon GV sodium hyaluronate 1.4% Cohesive 5 72 0.55 mL / 0.85 mL
Healon 5 Healon5 sodium hyaluronate 2.3% Cohesive / Viscoadaptive 4 22 0.6 mL

Bausch & Lomb

Bausch Surgical Customer Service - 800-338-2020

  Name Ingredient Type *Molecular weight (millions of daltons) **CDI Sizes
Amvisc Amvisc sodium hyaluronate 1.2% Cohesive 2 Not Available 0.5 mL / 0.8 mL
Amvisc Plus Amvisc Plus sodium hyaluronate 1.6% Cohesive 1.6 21.4 0.5 mL / 0.8 mL
OcuCoat OcuCoat Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 2% Dispersive 0.08 Not Available 1 mL

Beaver-Visitec

Beaver-Visitec Customer Service - 866-906-8080

  Name Ingredient Type *Molecular weight (millions of daltons) **CDI Sizes
  BVI 1 % sodium hyaluronate 1% Cohesive 3 Not Available 1 mL

Staar

Staar Surgical Customer Service - 800-352-7842

  Name Ingredient Type *Molecular weight (millions of daltons) **CDI Sizes
StaarVisc II StaarVisc II sodium hyaluronate 1.2% Cohesive 1 Not Available 0.8 mL