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1. (WO2016030023) OPHTHALMIC SURGERY DEVICE
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CLAIMS

1. Ophthalmic surgery device (1) comprising a processing module (11) ,

the device being connected or connectible to a compressed air supply network and to an electrical power supply network (2) .

the device having an input for the connection to a phacoemulsification machine (3) ,

the device generating driving signals for driving at least one vitrectomy instrument (4) connected or connectable to said device (1) ,

characterized in that

said processing module (11) comprises processing means for executing a logic program, whose execution controls a driving unit intended to generate first driving pulses for driving the vitrectomy instrument (4) ,

the first driving pulses being generated on the basis of predefined and specific settings of the logic program in function of the inputs coming from the phacoemulsification machine (3) .

2. Device (1) according to claim 1, characterized in that it is provided in combination with a phacoemulsification machine (3) , which phacoemulsification machine (3) comprises at least one control unit (31) and a generation unit for the generation of second driving pulses controlled by the control unit (31) ,

the processing module (11) including detection means capable of recognizing the second driving pulses in such a way that the first driving pulses are generated on the basis of the number of the second driving pulses .

3. Device (1) according to claim 2, where the execution of the logic program controls the driving unit so that the number of the first driving pulses is equivalent to the number of second driving pulses multiplied by an adjustable factor.

4. Device (1) according to one or more of the preceding claims, wherein at least one user interface (13) is included, allowing the user to insert the settings of the logic program.

5. Device (1) according to one or more of the preceding claims , characterized in that it has at least a control module (12) of the ocular pressure and of injection of a vitreous substitute.

6. Device (1) according to claim 5, wherein said control module (12) of the ocular pressure and the injection of vitreous substitute comprises at least one pressure controlled irrigation system (121) to maintain the intraocular pressure, and at least an insufflation system of silicon oil (122) .

7. Device (1) according to claim 6, wherein said at least one irrigation system (121) has a dedicated pump to maintain constant the intraocular pressure.

8. Device (1) according to claim 6, wherein said at least one irrigation system (121) has a dedicated pump to control the pressure value of the vitreous substitute .

9. Device (1) according to one or more of the preceding claims, further comprising at least one illumination module (14) for the internal part of the eye .

10. Device (1) according to claim 9, wherein the illumination module (14) comprises a control unit to detect the generation of first driving pulses for driving the vitrectomy instrument (4) , so that the intensity of the light emissions vary based on the number of the first activation pulses.

11. Device (1) according to claim 9 or 10, wherein the illumination module (14) is configured to reduce the intensity of the light emissions when there is an increase of the number of driving pulses .

12. Device (1) according to one or more of the preceding claims, further comprising at least one power supply system (15) to connect one or more vitrectomy instruments with electric actuation.

13. Device (1) according to one or more of the preceding claims, comprising at least one auxiliary command unit (16) .

14. Device (1) according to one or more of the preceding claims , characterized in comprising an electrical driving unit for driving a vitrectomy instrument of the electric type and a pneumatic driving unit for driving a vitrectomy instrument of the pneumatic type.

15. Device (1) according to one or more of the preceding claims , wherein the phacoemulsification machine (3) has at least a port for outputting the second driving pulses , such port being of the type suitable for connection to a module for anterior segment surgeries at low cutting rate.