Press Releases

New study proves advantages of MultiColor imaging over fundus photography for early diagnosis and monitoring of AMD

Heidelberg, Germany – A research group from the Centre for Public Health at the Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has just published the results of a study comparing SPECTRALIS® MultiColor imaging and traditional color fundus photography for the detection of features of early and late age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The study’s findings demonstrate the […]

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Dr. Massimo Fazio receives 2017 Xtreme Research Award

Heidelberg, Germany – Massimo Fazio, PhD, a biomechanics and mechanobiology researcher at the Department of Ophthalmology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) received the award at an event held by Heidelberg Engineering during ARVO’s Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Dr. Fazio has a background in mechanical engineering, and as part of the UAB Ocular […]

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Heidelberg Engineering to Expand its Ophthalmic Healthcare IT Business through the Acquisition of Medisoft

Heidelberg, Germany – Heidelberg Engineering GmbH today announced that it has acquired 100% ownership of Medisoft Limited, the leading UK-based provider of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software solutions for the ophthalmology market. In healthcare IT, Heidelberg Engineering already offers comprehensive ophthalmic image management and other data solutions that address the requirements of enterprises as well […]

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Heidelberg Engineering and Gauss Medical Corporation Establish an Ophthalmic Healthcare IT Joint Venture in China

Heidelberg Engineering and its long-time distribution partner in China, Gauss Medical Corporation, have established a joint venture for the supply of healthcare IT solutions to the Chinese ophthalmology market. Heidelberg, Germany – The joint venture company, Gauss Infomed, will offer Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software, along with other […]

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Arianna Schoess joins Heidelberg Engineering Board of Directors

Heidelberg Engineering GmbH, the ophthalmic imaging solutions company, has appointed Arianna Schoess as Managing Director. In her new role, she joins the two company founders, Dr. Gerhard Zinser and Christoph Schoess, and Dr. Kester Nahen in the Board of Directors. Heidelberg, Germany – Arianna Schoess joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2013 and has since been instrumental […]

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OCT Angiography Module for SPECTRALIS now available

Heidelberg Engineering has started delivering the OCT-Angiography Module to SPECTRALIS® customers outside the United States. The OCT Angiography Module non-invasively produces detailed three-dimensional representations of the perfused retinal and choroidal vasculatures. Heidelberg, Germany – The SPECTRALIS® expandable diagnostic imaging platform can be upgraded with the OCT Angiography Module to perform non-invasive, layer-by-layer examinations of flow […]

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Dr. Gerhard Zinser receives Founders’ Award of the Optometric Glaucoma Society

Heidelberg, Germany – Dr. Gerhard Zinser, co-founder and Managing Director of Heidelberg Engineering, is the first non-clinician to be honored with this prestigious award. Earlier this year he was also elected as part of The Ophthalmologist’s Power List of the top 100 most influential people in ophthalmology. The Founders’ Award was handed over by Dr. […]

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SPECTRALIS OCT Angiography Module to be presented at AAO

Heidelberg Engineering is showcasing the OCT Angiography (OCTA) Module for its SPECTRALIS® diagnostic imaging platform at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Chicago. The OCT Angiography Module non-invasively produces detailed three-dimensional representations of the perfused retinal and choroidal vasculatures. Heidelberg, Germany – The SPECTRALIS® expandable diagnostic imaging platform can be upgraded with the […]

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Heidelberg Engineering receives FDA clearance to market SPECTRALIS OCT Glaucoma Module Premium Edition

Heidelberg, Germany – The Glaucoma Module Premium Edition adds diagnostic capabilities to Heidelberg Engineering’s SPECTRALIS® OCT imaging platform. The module provides clinicians with several objective and automated measurement parameters to deliver increased diagnostic accuracy. The Glaucoma Module Premium Edition for SPECTRALIS provides a comprehensive analysis of the optic nerve head, retinal nerve fiber layer, and […]

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