Carl Zeiss Meditec, Calhoun partner on light-adjustable lens

August 1, 2004

Pasadena, CA-A research and supply partnership will combine Carl Zeiss Meditec AG's digital light delivery system with Calhoun Vision Inc.'s light-adjustable lens (LAL).

Pasadena, CA-A research and supply partnership will combine Carl Zeiss Meditec AG ' s digital light delivery system with Calhoun Vision Inc.'s light - adjustable lens ( LAL ).

The LAL uses specific patterns of light to give a patient optimal vision after cataract surgery. In early clinical studies, the lens has been customized noninvasively while in the patient's eye.

"We believe this technology will set a new paradigm for quality of vision for both cataract surgery and refractive surgery," said Calhoun President Cary Reich, PhD. "We are delighted to be working with the premier company in the field of ophthalmic optical instrumentation to develop our platform technology further.OT