MASON, Ohio, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Haag-Streit USA and Optovue have joined forces to bundle Haag-Streit's Octopus perimeter with Optovue's Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) technology. The combined Octopus/OCT offering will be distributed by Optovue in the United States.
"Haag-Streit is happy to partner with Optovue for its leadership in OCT technology and outstanding customer service. Our bundled technologies will create an advanced package that will provide a superior diagnostic tool to the ophthalmic industry," said Ernest Cavin , president and chief executive officer of Haag-Streit USA.
"The OCT technology provided by the RTVue and iVue combined with the functional testing from the Octopus will be the best of both worlds, offering the optimum structure-function solution," said Jay Wei , Founder and CEO of Optovue.
Optovue will be responsible for sales, installation and training of Octopus in the United States and Haag-Streit will be responsible for ongoing clinical support and technical service.
About the Octopus 900®
The roots of Octopus date back to the 1970s. The Octopus 900 represents the most complete 90-degree full-field projection perimeter available today for private practices, clinics, teaching institutions and scientific applications. It allows for testing in all levels of disease – from early detection, tracking progression or performing the most sensitive examinations at the end stage of disease.
About RTVue® and iVue®
RTVue was the first FDA cleared Fourier domain (also known as spectral domain) OCT launched in the United States, and also the first OCT cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for both corneal and
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