Press Releases

Optometrists in driving seat for primary care role

Hemel Hempstead, UK – Optometrists are in the driving seat for a major role in primary care, with the emergence of autonomous General Practitioner Federations across the country. Due to come into effect in April 2016, the new regime for GP commissioning presents the greatest opportunity for optometrists seen in decades, believes the Heidelberg Engineering […]

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Heidelberg Engineering Awarded Exhibitor of the Year

Hemel Hempstead, UK – Exhibitor of the Year at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ Congress in Liverpool was Heidelberg Engineering, promoting its next generation SPECTRALIS OCT2 technology. College President, Carrie MacEwan, awarded the shield at the congress in recognition of the company’s technology and professionalism of presentation. Top of the agenda for many delegates was […]

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Professor Frank G. Holz, MD receives the 2015 Xtreme Research Award from Heidelberg Engineering

Heidelberg, Germany – Heidelberg Engineering’s annual 2015 Xtreme Research Award was presented to Professor Frank G. Holz, MD Chairman and Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at University of Bonn in Germany during the recent award ceremony in Denver, Colorado. Over 11,000 scientists and industry professionals were in the city for the annual Association for Research in […]

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Manchester Leads Research for Screening Diabetic Neuropathy

Hemel Hempstead, UK – Diabetic neuropathy – the most common and costly complication of diabetes leading to foot ulceration and amputation in severe cases – is the subject of a major international ocular research project at the University of Manchester. The £200k, six month project, has significant implications as nerve fibre damage is typically assessed […]

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Heidelberg Engineering Announces 85,000 Hz OCT2
Next Generation SPECTRALIS OCT Module

Hemel Hempstead, UK – New Module Exhibited at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Booth #2139 Heidelberg, Germany – Heidelberg Engineering announces significant improvements to the SPECTRALIS® OCT2 Module. The OCT2 Module brings the next generation OCT technology to the SPECTRALIS diagnostic imaging platform. It combines a high scan rate with Heidelberg Engineering’s proprietary […]

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Heidelberg Engineering launches Connect Investment Club

Hemel Hempstead, UK – The new SPECTRALIS Connect Investment Club, was launched by Heidelberg Engineering at Optrafair, is set to bring cost savings and to facilitate access to the most advanced eye scanning technology. All purchasers of SPECTRALIS OCT and Heidelberg Engineering’s upgradeable platform are eligible to join the club, which brings great benefits, as […]

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Heidelberg Engineering´s OCT Case Clinic is major event at Optrafair

Hemel Hempstead, UK –Understanding the role OCT plays in the early diagnosis of disease, and improved patient care, is the focus of Heidelberg Engineering’s educational programme at Optrafair: 18-20 April. The Birmingham show’s new OCT Case Clinic peer discussions, sponsored by Heidelberg Engineering, will examine real cases submitted by practices around the UK. Expert review, […]

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NASA presents Heidelberg Engineering the
NASA Certificate of Appreciation

Carlsbad, CA, USA — Heidelberg Engineering was honoured today by visitors from NASA. The guests from NASA: Dr. Christian Otto, Lead Scientist for the Vision Impairment and Intracranial Pressure (VIIP) project; Dr. Steven Hart, lead flight surgeon for VIIP; Rachel Brady, VIIP Science Coordinator; and Jennifer Villarreal, Project Manager came for a ceremony to present […]

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Heidelberg is ready for 100% Optical delegates

Hemel Hempstead, UK – New advances in OCT and fundus imaging are available for hands-on trialling at the Heidelberg Engineering stand with the SPECTRALIS technology. A new module makes simultaneous widefield OCT (up to 16.5mm) and 55 degree fundus imaging possible with the SPECTRALIS platform. Continuously updating, thanks to the modular design of the system, […]

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Support for Hospital Services is way forward

Hemel Hempstead, UK – Opticians can flourish by becoming primary care providers – by managing and monitoring hospital patients in a community setting – believe Heidelberg Engineering’s UK business leaders. “You only have to look at the number of pop-up clinics around the country – in a wide range of specialties – to see that […]

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