Modulight becomes exclusive supplier for BAUSCH + LOMB

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., December 04, 2018 – Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, and Modulight, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of lasers and optics for personalized medicine, announced the companies have entered into an exclusive agreement to collaborate and develop a new photodynamic laser specifically designed for use with Bausch + Lomb’s VISUDYNE® (verteporfin for injection) therapy.

“Photodynamic therapy continues to be an important option for eye care professionals who treat choroidal neovascularization in patients who suffer from persistent disease activity, but the availability of lasers capable of delivering this type of treatment in the industry has been limited,” said Tracy Valorie, vice president and general manager, Pharmaceuticals and Surgical, Bausch + Lomb. “We have entered this agreement with Modulight, an industry expert in developing medical laser technology, to provide customers a new laser system that is specifically designed for VISUDYNE and ultimately will allow more eligible patients to receive the treatment they need.”

“Modulight works closely with healthcare companies to customize its broad portfolio of laser technology solutions to specifically address their needs,”said Seppo Orsila, executive chairman, Modulight. “Bausch + Lomb has identified a significant need in the ophthalmic industry and we believe this a great opportunity to develop a state-of-the-art photodynamic laser to allow customers to continue to provide this type of therapy for their patients. We look forward to a strong promising collaboration.”

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About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. is a leading biomedical laser company for genetics, oncology, and ophtalmology. Modulight products are used by many pharmaceutical companies as well as leading cancer centers in the world to cure, develop, and diagnose the most demanding indications and therapies. While the majority of Modulight’s products are sold in the US, the company is proud of their loyal customer base spanning over the entire globe. Modulight’s support extends beyond the hardware – every week Modulight lasers are installed, trained and calibrated in various hospitals around the world.

Modulight team is also assisting number of customers with most demanding regulatory and quality topics. Modulight is also often called when completely new, ground-breaking technology is needed. With 15 years and more than 1 million lasers manufactured, Modulight offers laser products and services from chip to complete turnkey laser solution, at wavelengths from visible to infrared. Modulight is one of the few medical laser companies who actually manufactures lasers. Visit our fab virtually, or even better, set up a visit to our world class laser fab.

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