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Healon® D+GV OVS




Molecular Weight



Healon D® OVD


40,000 mPas

645,000 daltons

3.0% NaHA


Healon GV® OVD


3,000,000 mPas

5,000,000 daltons

1.4% NaHA


"Healon® D+GV gives me the best of both worlds. Healon D® protects the corneal endothelium throughout the procedure and Healon GV® provides space maintenance and control."

- Uday Devgan, MD
Los Angeles, California

Clear — Healon D® OVD

  • Complete clarity in surgical field
  • Highly protective of endothelial cells1

Control — Healon GV® OVD

  • Exceptional control and ease of removal
  • Highest molecular weight cohesive available in OVDs2
An Ideal Ophthalmic Viscosurgical System

Healon® D+GV Ophthalmic Viscosurgical System combines a clear dispersive with the highest molecular weight cohesive for the first time in a combination pack. By bringing together these premium OVDs, Healon® OVDs offer the space maintenance, control, endothelial cell protection, and flexibility you need to improve patient outcomes during cataract surgery.

Healon D® OVD protects corneal endothelial cells, while Healon GV® OVD deepens the anterior chamber and flattens the anterior capsule.

Healon D® Dispersive OVD delivers clear protection

  • Provides exceptional clarity in the surgical field
  • Low molecular weight assures outstanding retention
  • Provides optimum protection of endothelial cells throughout the entire surgical process1
  • Ideal for lubrication of IOL insertion systems

Healon GV® Cohesive OVD provides exceptional Control

  • High viscosity for increased anterior chamber expansion and maintenance
  • Highest molecular weight of any ophthalmic viscosurgical devise on the market2
  • Expands anterior chamber and flattens anterior capsule to facilitate capsulorhexis
  • Long molecular chain designed to facilitate removal
References & intended use statement


  1. Viscoelastic materials and corneal endothelium. In: Buratto L, Giardini P, Bellucci R, eds. Viscoelastics in Opthalmic Surgery. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc; 2000:49-55
  2. Hütz WW, Eckhardt B, Kohnen T. Comparison of viscoelastic substances used in phacoemulsifi cation. J Cataract Refract Surg. 1996;22:955-959.

Intended use statement

Healon GV® and Healon D® OVDs are used in ophthalmic surgical procedures to maintain a deep anterior chamber that facilitates manipulation inside the eye with reduced trauma to the corneal endothelium and other ocular tissues.
Warnings/Precautions/Contraindications: There are no known contraindications to the use of Healon GV® and Healon D® OVDs when used as recommended. Please refer to package inserts for full prescribing information. Rx only.