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Optomed announces distribution agreement with Essilor

Optomed announces distribution agreement with Essilor

Oulu, Finland, June 10, 2016 - Optomed Oy, Finland based and the world’s fastest growing retinal camera company today announced it entered into a distributor agreement for Germany with Essilor GmbH, the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company.

“We are very proud to start this long-term partnership with Essilor GmbH as we continue our strong growth on our mission to make eye disease screening solutions available for everyone.” said Mr. Michael Weichert, Regional Manager, EMEA of Optomed.

“We are looking forward to a successful collaboration with a distinguished Finnish medical technology company that provides an innovative and great product for eye disease screenings which opens new possibilities in early detection. We are proud to start this partnership with Optomed to continue sharing innovative products to our customers.” said Marcin Stern, Area Market Manager Instruments, EE, Russia & DACH.

About Optomed

Optomed Oy is an innovative Finnish medical technology company that specializes in retinal imaging devices and solutions. The product portfolio consists of unique digital imaging instruments that provide retinal and eye anterior imaging with one portable device. Optomed’s key product is Smartscope® PRO, a modular hand-held retinal camera for screening and diagnosis of various eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and AMD. It is the smallest product on the market with high image quality which fulfills international ISO 10940 fundus camera standard requirements. Further information at: www.optomed.com

About Essilor

Based on over 155 years of experience Essilor develops and distributes products that are carefully tailored to the different needs of people. These include high-performance single-vision and progressive lenses, as well as high quality finishings and special glasses for computer work, driving, and various sports. Another division is dedicated to the manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic optics devices. A particular strength of Essilor is the high level of innovation. Around 400 scientists worldwide are working in research and development. The focus of their work is always the physiology of vision of people. In 1959 Essilor has announced Varilux, the first progressive-addition lens industrially produced, that writes success story until today. Further information at: www.essilor.de

For further information:
Mr. Michael Weichert
Regional Sales Manager, EMEA
Tel: +358 40 482 0120
Email: michael.weichert@optomed.com