16 July 2021 | News
To address the growing epidemic of myopia
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Japan-based Topcon Corporation has announced that it has acquired VISIA Imaging S.r.l, an ophthalmic device manufacturer headquartered in Florence, Italy.
The acquisition enhances Topcon’s development and manufacturing capabilities of anterior segment devices and software, which complements the company’s strong portfolio of posterior segment imaging devices that includes fundus cameras and optical coherence tomography (OCT).
The acquisition further reinforces Topcon’s position as a leading ophthalmic diagnostic device manufacturer.
It also gives Topcon Healthcare additional product design and development capabilities that will accelerate the release of new products and enable the company to better meet the needs of the market.
In particular, the acquisition of VISIA will allow Topcon to address the growing epidemic of myopia by focusing on the development of myopia management solutions and strengthening collaborations with companies within the myopia treatment field.