SMILE is a laser eye surgery success story that already looks back on 10 years. First performed on a human eye in 2007 by Walter Sekundo with a VisuMax® femtosecond laser from ZEISS, it became commercially available in 2011 with the launch of ReLEx® SMILE from ZEISS. Today over 1,000 surgeons worldwide in over 62 countries already practice SMILE. As an FDA approved procedure, it offers clinics an additional LVC option with great prospects to enhance their services portfolio.
On July 6, 2017, a delegation from Carl Zeiss AG and OPTEC Group visited the State Hermitage. Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, met with Dr. Michael Kaschke, President and CEO of Carl Zeiss AG, and Nicholas von Korff, General Director of OPTEC Group.
OPTEC, the official representative of Carl Zeiss in Russia and the CIS, has opened a warehouse for prompt delivery of intraocular lenses made by Carl Zeiss Meditec in Moscow. The Moscow warehouse will also deliver lenses to other Russian regions. The warehouse offers a wide range of toric, multifocal, and monofocal lenses.
On June 9, 2017, a traditional meeting of Raith equipment’s users was held in Moscow: “E-Beam Lithography with Raith Equipment: From Idea to Realization.” This year, it was held at the premises of the Scientific and Educational Center Functional Micro/Nanosystems of Bauman Moscow State Technical University, which is equipped with 50 kV installation of electron beam lithography Raith VOYAGER.