SOURCE: Technolas Perfect Vision
ST LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - Jun 25, 2012) - Technolas Perfect Vision, Inc (TPV) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sigmacon Ophthalmic as the exclusive distributor of their refractive product portfolio in Canada.
"Sigmacon has been at the vanguard of refractive technology in Canada for over two decades and has been a market leader in service & support," said Eric Johansen, Vice President - Americas, Technolas Perfect Vision, Inc. "In our assessment of the Canadian refractive market, it was very clear that Sigmacon is the perfect complement to our current business model."
First to introduce both excimer and femtosecond technologies to Canada, Sigmacon's role in developing new product markets makes it a perfect fit for TPV's planned expansion in the Canadian marketplace.
"A fundamental principal of our strategy is establishing alliances with manufacturers with well-developed marketing plans and a strong R&D program," said Jay Herman, President of Sigmacon. "We are confident that TPV is the right choice for the future advancement of refractive procedures in the Canadian healthcare industry."
About Technolas Perfect Vision
Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH (TPV) is a leading ophthalmology laser company, formed through a joint venture between Bausch + Lomb, and 20/10 Perfect Vision AG. TPV has a full range of expertise in both femtosecond and excimer businesses. Current innovations focus on laser cataract surgery and the correction of presbyopia with the SUPRACOR™ laser treatment. More information is available at www.technolaspv.com and www.better-reading-vision.net.
About Sigmacon Ophthalmic
Sigmacon Ophthalmic is a Canadian distributor of new and emerging healthcare technologies, including diagnostic equipment, light therapy systems and surgical lasers for ophthalmology, dermatology, otolaryngology, gynecology, phlebology and urology.