Press Releases

MP Sir Mike Penning visits Heidelberg Engineering to promote World Glaucoma Week

Hemel Hemstead, UK – Sir Mike Penning MP marked the start of World Glaucoma Week (11-17 March) when he called into his Hemel Hempstead constituency company Heidelberg Engineering which provides scanning technology for advanced eye health check. Sir Mike had his eyes examined on the SPECTRALIS OCT (Optical Coherence Tomographer) which can reveal the first […]

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Macular Nutrition is Highlighted at Optrafair

Hemel Hemstead, UK – The significance of macular nutrition for good eye health comes into sharp focus at Optrafair with a CET lecture from Professor John Nolan, BSc, PhD, who leads international research in this field. Sponsored by Heidelberg Engineering, the insight into current understanding of macular pigment significance, takes place on Sunday 15th April […]

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Focus on OCT at Optrafair

Hemel Hempstead, UK – OCT technology is set to be the centre of attention at Optrafair this year as more High Street practices strive to offer a higher standard of clinical care, and work more closely with ophthalmology to provide services in the community. “We believe that in two years’ time the majority of UK […]

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Heidelberg Engineering shortlisted for Optical Supplier of the Year Award

Hemel Hemstead, UK – Heidelberg Engineering has been shortlisted for the coveted Optician Journal’s Optical Supplier of the Year Award. Companies who have reached this stage have been selected on the basis of the rigorous criteria laid out by the journal – “The panel of judges looks for suppliers to the retail optical business who […]

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First SPECTRALIS SPIRIT installed at new independent practice

Hemel Hemstead, UK – The first SPECTRALIS SPIRIT – Heidelberg Engineering’s new OCT device – has just been installed at a re-launched independent practice in south-east London. Aston-trained optometrist, Nishit Patel, and his wife Jinal opened the Orpington Eye Care Centre just two months ago and OCT was high on the list of priorities for […]

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Heidelberg Engineering’s SPECTRALIS has a leading role in cancer care

Hemel Hemstead, UK – Heidelberg Engineering’s SPECTRALIS OCT has been given a leading role in a new cancer care unit for the north-east, funded by the late Sir Bobby Robson’s Foundation. The former England Football Manager, and star player, left a legacy which is helping to fund care within the Ophthalmology Clinical Trial Evaluation Suite […]

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International SPECTRALIS Symposium 2017: A Balance of Research Insights and Clinically-Relevant Discussions

Heidelberg, Germany – The 15th International SPECTRALIS Symposium (ISS) took place in Boston, USA, Oct. 13-14, 2017 bringing together SPECTRALIS® enthusiasts from all over the world. Joan W. Miller, MD, Chief of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and General Hospital Boston, acted as course director and a faculty of leading experts discussed the latest developments […]

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London Optometrist liked the SPECTRALIS so much he bought it twice

Hemel Hemstead, UK – Hammersmith optometrist Nilesh Soneji liked the SPECTRALIS OCT so much that he bought it twice: one for his Boots franchise and then again when he set up his own independent practice, Blink Optics, in nearby East Sheen. Aston graduate, Nilesh, is passionate about OCT and after having looked at all of […]

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SPECTRALIS SPIRIT shortlisted for AOP “Product of the Year”

Hemel Hemstead, UK – The SPECTRALIS SPIRIT from Heidelberg Engineering has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. SPECTRALIS SPIRIT is one of six finalists in the member choice award Product of the Year in the AOP Awards 2018, which is run by the Association of Optometrists (AOP). The AOP Awards recognise the highest levels […]

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