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 News Release - October 20, 2010

Burton Medical Receives FDA Clearance for its AIM-200(R) O.R. Light Source for Surgical Operating Rooms

Newly cleared surgical equipment provides compact, versatile and high performance medical light

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 20 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Burton Medical, Inc., the leader in examination and minor surgery lighting equipment, has received FDA clearance for its AIM-200 O.R. light for surgical lighting applications in operating rooms for ambulatory surgical centers as well as acute care facilities.

First introduced this past May, the AIM-200 O.R. has been a preferred choice for minor surgery applications, but now has been cleared as a major surgical device with FDA Class II clearance. This includes applications in ambulatory surgical centers, hospital emergency departments, and demanding applications in dermatology, plastic and reconstructive surgery. Product is available in four mounting options, including floor, wall, single and double ceiling mountings. In addition, the AIM-200 O.R. features a 360-degree rotation in its flexible, self-balancing arm-and-mounting-system, which provide a maximum reach of 63 inches and a diameter of 10 feet.

Ideal for long hours of use, the AIM-200 O.R. is equipped with three 35-watt IRC halogen bulbs, which together produce an amazing 90,000 Lux at a distance of one (1) meter. With a color-rendering index (CRI) of 96 and color temperature of 3700K, the AIM-200 O.R. helps to enhance a physician's vision during minor and major surgery by providing a clear, crisp, natural light. The unique Y-shaped design helps to minimize the obstruction of light into the surgical field, offering a larger and adjustable light pattern without casting shadows. Additional features include an easily replaceable bulb system and a sterilizable handle. Assembled in the United States, the AIM-200 O.R. is supported by a five-year limited warranty.

Philips Burton, located in Chatsworth, Calif., is a medical device manufacturer of high-quality examination and surgical lighting equipment. Since its inception in 1928, Burton has been known for superior quality, exceptional value, and long-lasting solutions to complex lighting issues facing physicians, surgeons and veterinarians throughout the world. Engaged in designing, manufacturing and distributing, Burton Medical is an FDA-registered facility and assures its products meet or exceed FDA, Health Canada, UL, and CE requirements. Burton has over 200,000 lights installed in the United States alone and continues to grow based on its quality, reliability, and its extraordinary five-year warranty. For additional information, visit www.burtonmedical.com.


Source: Burton Medical

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