Revolutionary New In-Office Evolve(R) Laser Prostate Treatment Available in the Chicago Area

Saturday, September 6, 2008 General News J E 4
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Sept. 5 Men in Chicagoland whosuffer from the symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate now have theoption of out-patient, in-office treatment to cure the problem. biolitec, pleased to announce that a network of doctors in Chicagoland is nowoffering its breakthrough LIFE(TM) (Laser Induced Flow Enhancement) lasertreatment for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) that quickly and gentlyeliminates swollen prostate tissue without bleeding.

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"Too many men suffer with the symptoms of frequent or difficult urinationthat are caused by a benign enlargement of the prostate," says Kelly Moran,Chief Operating Officer for biolitec. "Often men are reluctant to seektreatment, thinking the treatment options are painful and require extensivesurgical procedures. However, our innovative LIFE(TM) laser treatment usingour EVOLVE(R) laser allows us to vaporize prostate tissue that is blocking theurinary tract in a simple, in-office treatment that allows them to return homethe same day with a short recovery time and minimal postoperative risks.Additionally many times the treatment is covered by insurance with an officevisit co-pay."

biolitec's LIFE(TM) therapy is performed under local anaesthesia, thusavoiding the risks associated with a spinal or general anaesthesia, and can becompleted in as little as 15 to 30 minutes. Patients can go home the day ofthe procedure and catheters, when needed, are typically removed within 48hours.

"The advancement offered by the LIFE(TM) procedure means that men can noweasily treat what is one of the most common, and frustrating, medicalconditions," adds Moran. "We're excited that we've been able to create anetwork of providers to bring this groundbreaking treatment to Chicagoland andhope that those who suffer from BPH will take advantage of this simple butlife changing procedure."

Those looking for more information about the LIFE(TM) procedure or whowant to find a doctor near them who provides the treatment should call(800) 819-6307 or visit

About biolitec

Founded in 1986, biolitec, Inc. is a global leader in the development ofmedical lasers and fiber optics for medical, dental, and industrial markets inthe OEM and direct-to-market arenas. For more than 17 years biolitec hasmanufactured medical-grade fiberoptics and fiberoptic delivery systemssuitable for applications in general surgery, ophthalmology, dentistry, woundcare, ENT, urology, vascular, OB/GYN, orthopedic, podiatry and veterinaryfields. The company's East Longmeadow, Massachusetts facility adheres tostrict GMP guide-lines and is ISO 13485 certified. biolitec is a publiclytraded company, ticker symbol BIBG.DE.

For more information, contact 800-934-2377 or visit

SOURCE biolitec, Inc.


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