Rayner, the pioneering manufacturer and supplier of ophthalmic solutions for cataract and refractive surgery, announced today that it has entered into a commercial partnership and concurrently acquired a stake in HASA OPTIX.
The investment closed June 7th, 2022.
Rayner has entered into a commercial partnership with Brussels-based medical device company HASA OPTIX, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, recyclable single use ophthalmic surgical instruments and instrument sets.
Commenting on the investment, Rayner CEO,Tim Cloverremarked: “HASA OPTIX’s commitment to high quality single use and recyclable ophthalmic surgical instruments delivering the same quality and look and feel as reusable instruments makes for a very compelling business opportunity and aligns with the crucial role of quality in the design and manufacture of Rayner IOLs. Partnering with HASA OPTIX means that we can assist ophthalmologists with an additional part of the surgical procedure and further supports our mission of being focussed on providing the best visual outcomes for clinicians and patients.”
Eric T’Scharner, HASA OPTIX CEO, commented,“We were very impressed by how quickly Rayner has recently expanded and strengthened its commercial presence through building a significant direct sales presence around the world. The partnership with Rayner will allow us to significantly expand the availability of our high-quality instruments and instrument sets, giving us the best chance of achieving our ambitious growth plans. We are also excited to share our ideas and best practices to increase care quality and better control costs in/of ophthalmic surgery.”
Dr. Eric D. Donnenfeld, an internationally recognised expert in cataract and refractive surgery, and user of HASA OPTIX’s surgical instruments, remarked “I have been thoroughly impressed with the extraordinary quality of HASA OPTIX surgical instruments. As an ophthalmic surgeon, I find the HASA OPTIX instruments precise, reliable and the pre-sterilised option assists me in providing the highest level of patient care and theatre efficiency. This is another great addition to the Rayner portfolio that continues to bolster their reputation for providing excellence in manufacturing and design.”
HASA OPTIX surgical instruments will be available from Rayner in select countries, including the USA, from later this year.