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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Carl Zeiss Meditec

ReLEx SMILE Procedure Now Commercially Available in the US

Carl Zeiss Meditec announced that it has received FDA approval of a software update to the Zeiss VisuMax femtosecond laser system for the ReLEx SMILE (small-incision lenticule extraction) procedure. W…

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Monday, February 27, 2017 | Partnerships, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Deutsche Telekom and Zeiss Collaborate in the Field of Smart Glasses

At the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Deutsche Telekom and Zeiss announced a collaboration in the field of smart glasses. The goal is to explore and drive the application potential and futur…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 | Management/Leadership, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Carl Zeiss Meditec Announces Several Leadership Changes

Carl Zeiss Meditec has announced a series of management appointments and changes across its Medical Technology Business Group. Wayne Caulder has been named Head of Sales for the US, responsible for…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Product Releases, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Receives FDA Clearance for Swept-Source OCT Posterior Ocular Imaging with PLEX Elite 9000

Carl Zeiss Meditec has received FDA clearance for the Zeiss PLEX Elite 9000, the first swept-source OCT imaging technology for posterior ocular structures, according to a company news release. The swe…

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Monday, November 14, 2016 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Report: Germany's Carl Zeiss Looking for Takeovers

Germany's Carl Zeiss CZTOP.UL, a maker of optical systems and medical devices, is scouring the market for targeted takeovers to boost the group's expansion, Chief Executive Michael Kaschke tol…

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Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Management/Leadership, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Carl Zeiss Meditec Appoints Steven C. Schallhorn, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

Carl Zeiss Meditec announced the appointment of Steven C. Schallhorn, MD, as Chief Medical Officer for Global Ophthalmic Devices, which consists of refractive lasers, surgical ophthalmology, and ophth…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Carl Zeiss Meditec

FDA Approves VisuMax Femtosecond Laser to Surgically Treat Myopia

Ophthalmologists in the United States will have an entirely new option in the surgical treatment of myopia as the FDA announced the approval of the VisuMax Femtosecond Laser ReLEx SMILE procedure. The…

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Friday, September 09, 2016 | Management/Leadership, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Carl Zeiss Meditec Appoints Andrew Chang to Lead Global Sales for Ophthalmic Devices

Carl Zeiss Meditec announced that it consolidated its ophthalmic diagnostic and surgical business into a single strategic business unit (SBU) called Global Ophthalmics Devices headed by Jim Mazzo. Zei…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 | Miscellaneous, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Celebrates 200th Birthday of Founding Father Carl Zeiss

Carl Zeiss was born in the town of Weimar in 1816. September 11, 2016 marks his 200th birthday. The mechanic opened a small workshop for precision mechanics and optics in Jena in 1846, laying the foun…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Management/Leadership, Carl Zeiss Meditec

James Mazzo Named Global President of Ophthalmology at Carl Zeiss Meditec

James V. Mazzo will join Carl Zeiss Meditec as Global President of Ophthalmology and will be responsible for the new Strategic Business Unit Ophthalmology as well as Carl Zeiss Meditec's US Sales …

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Saturday, May 07, 2016 | Product Demos, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss: Recent Studies Show New Cataract Technologies Achieve Excellent Refractive Outcomes

Recent clinical studies show excellent refractive outcomes by surgeons using Zeiss Cataract Suite markerless, according to a company news release. The integrated platform from Zeiss brings toget…

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Monday, May 02, 2016 | CE Mark Approval, Product Releases, , Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Receives CE Mark Approval for PLEX Elite 9000 Swept-Source OCT

Zeiss announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its new swept-source OCT technology platform, Zeiss PLEX Elite 9000. The new platform expands researchers’ ability to examine the cr…

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Tuesday, September 01, 2015 | FDA Approval/Clearance, , Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Announces First FDA 510(k) Clearance of OCT Angiography Technology

Zeiss Medical Technology announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its AngioPlex OCT Angiography, the first such technology to receive clearance in the United States, accor…

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015 | Product Releases, , Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Presents Its New Generation of Vascular Imaging: OCT Angiography

Zeiss announced it is developing OCT angiography for both spectral domain (SD) and swept source platforms. The OCT angiography application on the SD platform is currently under FDA review and is 510(k…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Product Demos, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Showcases Products Designed to Deliver Faster Practice and Surgical Workflow and Address Critical Diagnostic Challenges

Zeiss highlighted its new Humphrey Field Analyzer 3 as part of the Glaucoma Suite at the 2015 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Symposium in San Diego. The company also …

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