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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems to be Featured on Innovations With Ed Begley Jr. TV series

Leica Microsystems will be featured on the "Innovations with Ed Begley Jr." TV series. The broadcast will appear on the FOX Business channel on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 5 pm ET. Audie…

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Wednesday, May 04, 2016 | Product Releases, Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems Launches IOLcompass Pro Intraocular Lens Positioning System

Leica Microsystems, in partnership with TrueVision Systems, announced the launch of the IOLcompass Pro, a software-based guidance system for preoperative planning and intraoperative positioning of pre…

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Thursday, January 21, 2016 | Awards, Leica Microsystems

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Bioptigen for Their Product Innovation in OCT

The research and consulting company Frost & Sullivan has recognized Leica Microsystems' newly acquired optical coherence tomography (OCT) company Bioptigen of Morrisville, North Carolina, as a…

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Monday, December 14, 2015 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems' Subsidiary Bioptigen Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for EnFocus

Leica Microsystems' optical coherence tomography (OCT) division Bioptigen received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its EnFocus intrasurgical OCT system, according to a company news release…

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Friday, November 13, 2015 | Product Releases, Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems Launches New Ophthalmic Microscope Platform at AAO

Leica Microsystems has launched the Proveo 8, the core of a new ophthalmic microscope platform for cataract and vitreoretinal surgeries at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting in Las V…

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | Management/Leadership, Leica Microsystems

Markus Lusser Named New President of Leica Microsystems

Markus Lusser has been named the new president and director of Leica Microsystems (Wetzlar, Germany). He succeeds Andries Peter Jan van den Broek who has left the company. This appointment became effe…

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Monday, June 01, 2015 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems to Acquire OCT Company Bioptigen

Leica Microsystems has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bioptigen, a provider of optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology, to strengthen its position in the ophthalmology market, accordin…

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