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Here you will find our current trade fair dates and interesting news about our products and our company.

AAD | Düsseldorf (GER) | March 06 - 10
AICCER XXV | Rome | March 07 - 09
ASCRS | Boston (USA) | April 05 - 08
APACRS | Chengdu (CN) | May 30 - June 01
DOC | Nuremberg (GER) | June 20 - 22

Teleon trade fair calendar 2024 – all dates at a glance


NEWS

1 February 2024

Teleon @ ESCRS Winter Meeting 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany

We are delighted to have you join us for the 28th ESCRS Winter Meeting, which will take place from 15 - 18 February 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany. This year the 2024 Winter Meeting takes place in collaboration with the German Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery (DGII).
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We are delighted to have you join us for the 28th ESCRS Winter Meeting, which will take place from 15 - 18 February 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany. This year the 2024 Winter Meeting takes place in collaboration with the German Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery (DGII).

The ESCRS Winter Meeting is always a unique opportunity for ophthalmologists, researchers, and industry representatives to exchange ideas and insights on the latest advances and challenges in cataract and refractive surgery, whilst being the ideal forum to network and forge new connections.

We look forward to making this Meeting a memorable and rewarding experience for all and can’t wait to see you in Frankfurt in February 2024!

High-tech DEVICES at our booth C01:
A large number of high-quality surgical instruments, implants and devices complete the Teleon sales portfolio, including:

  • Ally® – the new laser phaco system from LENSAR Inc. for your cataract surgery
  • ViaLux® from ViaLase Inc. – a modern glaucoma laser system

News Visual | ESCRS Winter Meeting 2024 DE + EN

19 December 2023

Donation for KIMBA - the cooking project for children

We support the KIMBA cooking project for children - a service offered by the children's and youth section of Berliner Tafel e.V. - with a generous donation.
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"Kinder-IMBiss-Aktiv" - or KIMBA for short - is an initiative by Berliner Tafel e.V. especially for day care centers and schools. Every year, the project inspires around 4,000 children and young people, regardless of their parents' financial situation. KIMBA`s emphasis is on balanced eating, cooking together and treating food consciously. Cooking takes place at school during the winter, and in summer the children can look forward to a unique cooking experience in a converted railway carriage.

We are pleased to support this program with a generous donation of €2,000, helping to ensure that children and young people, have access to important educational and nutritional opportunities, regardless of their financial situation.

Further information:

www.berliner-tafel.de

NEWS-Visual KIMBA EN

11 October 2023

Teleon industry symposium @ESCRS 2023 now online!

Teleon concluded an informative second day at this year's ESCRS congress in Vienna, Austria, by bringing together leading ophthalmology experts to present the achievements of the ACUNEX IOL family at a symposium led by Professor Jod Mehta of the National Eye Center Singapore (SNEC).
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Teleon concluded an informative second day at this year's ESCRS congress in Vienna, Austria, by bringing together leading ophthalmology experts to present the achievements of the ACUNEX IOL family at a symposium led by Professor Jod Mehta of the National Eye Center Singapore (SNEC).

Some highlights in advance: 

Presenting for Prof. Rudy Nuijts, Dr. Noël Bauer compared the AcrySof IQ Vivity with the ACUNEX Vario. In this study, the ACUNEX Vario demonstrated better binocular uncorrected intermediate visual acuity (UIVA), a larger continuous range of vision, fewer visual disturbances – and most importantly for Drs. Bauer and Nuijts, higher spectacle independence for ACUNEX Vario. 

In a study led by ESCRS President Prof. Oliver Findl, presenter Dr. Stefan Palkovits talked through a randomized trial comparing binocular ACUNEX Vario lenses vs. monofocals. Spectacle independence was the focal point here, with ACUNEX Vario showing significant increases in visual acuity over monofocal lenses. “ACUNEX Vario is a safe option for increasing spectacle independence,” Dr. Palkovits reported in his concluding remarks. 

And finally, the venerable Prof. Thomas Kohnen presented preliminary three-month follow-up results on the ACUNEX VarioMax varifocal IOL. Praising the lens’ refractive design, Prof. Kohnen was encouraged by visual acuities at all ranges, high patient satisfaction, and over 80% reported spectacle independence – all with excellent contrast sensitivity.

The full recording is now on YouTube!


12 September 2023

The Latest with Teleon’s FEMTIS and ACUNEX IOLs, Presented at ESCRS 2023

Top names in cataract released the latest on Teleon’s FEMTIS and ACUNEX IOLs in a symposium and series of booth talks on Day 2 of ESCRS 2023.
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Top names in cataract released the latest on Teleon’s FEMTIS and ACUNEX IOLs in a symposium and series of booth talks on Day 2 of ESCRS 2023.

A bewildering variety of optical designs, materials and defocus curves awaits the modern cataract surgeon navigating the crowded intraocular lens (IOL) market in 2023. And nowhere else is this more apparent than the proverbial World Cup of cataract and refractive surgery – the annual congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS). This year’s 41st version of the Congress (ESCRS 2023) was no exception.

Teleon was content to let the data and patient outcomes with their latest ACUNEX and FEMTIS IOLs speak for itself. A round of presentations and booth talks showcasing the latest research from renowned names like Dr. Florian Kretz, Prof. Thomas Kohnen, Prof. Rudy Nuijts, Prof. Oliver Findl and more showed just what Teleon’s optics offer cataract surgeons and their patients.

Read the full article at cakemagazine.org


5 September 2023

ESCRS News 2023

Discover what we have to offer you at the ESCRS from 8 to 11 September in Vienna
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Discover what we have to offer you at the ESCRS from 8 to 11 September in Vienna: a top-class industry symposium, exciting expert discussions at the Teleon booth and product highlights such as the new ALLY Adaptive Cataract Treatment System, our current IOL programme including ACUNEX Quantum and LENTIS Quantum as well as iDea - the platform for comprehensive dry eye diagnosis.

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Visual Newsletter ESCRS 2023

30 August 2023

Teleon & BEBSK e.V. - Fundraiser 2023

At this year's DOC Congress, we were able to acquire a whopping 5,000 euros with our fundraising campaign.
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At this year's DOC Congress, we were able to acquire a whopping 5,000 euros with our fundraising campaign.

When handing over the symbolic check, BEBSK branch manager Jane Morgenthal was very pleased about the support. Many thanks to all who contributed with their donation.

Fundraising campaign enters its 6th year

Since 2017, we have been inviting guests to our ice cream bar at our DOC stand and at the same time raising funds for the BEBSK e.V. (Bundesvereinigung Eltern blinder und sehbehinderter Kinder e.V. - a federal association of blind and visually impaired children).

Helping others help themselves

The BEBSK e.V. is an association of parents who have made it their task to share their experiences with other affected people and to support them in any situation in life.

Since 1995, families have been volunteering throughout the Federal Republic to give affected families a bit of hope for a bright future. To this end, they organise, among other things, cross-regional sports and music weekends, family excursions to high ropes courses in forests or farm visits.

Because BEBSK is financed exclusively through donations and grants, we want to use the DOC’s forum to draw attention to the small association that is 100%-run by volunteers!

100% of the proceeds from the donation boxes go to BEBSK e.V.

By now, the BEBSK e.V. has grown to more than 610 members. The fact that the association continues to grow shows us that we are on the right track and that this voluntary commitment deserves the greatest amount of respect and is needed in society, in particular.

Forum, contact and further information

In the BEBSK online forum, members and guests can discuss all topics that concern blind and visually impaired children, aids/ tools etc. You can register here: forum.bebsk.de

Email (main office): geschaeftsstelle@bebsk.de

Further information about BEBSK is available here.

News Visual | BEBSK e.V. Spendenaktion 2023 | DE + EN

24 August 2023

Industry Symposium @ ESCRS 2023

Esteemed celebrity surgeons Prof. Thomas Kohnen, Prof. Rudy Nuijts, and Prof. Oliver Findl are passing on the Passion for Perfect Vision with the ACUNEX Vario and VarioMax:
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Esteemed celebrity surgeons Prof. Thomas Kohnen, Prof. Rudy Nuijts, and Prof. Oliver Findl are passing on the Passion for Perfect Vision with the ACUNEX Vario and VarioMax:

Join us at ESCRS 2023 for an extraordinary industry symposium featuring three trailblazing celebrity surgeons presenting their latest study results with TELEONs ACUNEX premium lenses. Prepare yourself for an immersive exploration of ophthalmic excellence with Teleon Surgical, leading up to ESCRS 2023.

In our exclusive interview series, we delve into the expertise of three esteemed celebrity surgeons:

In these exclusive pre-event videos, each visionary surgeon will take you on a journey through their groundbreaking work, sharing pearls of wisdom and showcasing their expertise in eye surgery. Discover the latest advancements in the field, gain invaluable insights into intricate procedures, and witness firsthand the transformative impact of their innovative approaches.

The trio of compelling videos are a sneak peek into the profound knowledge these experts will impart at ESCRS 2023 during the Teleon educational symposium on Saturday September 9th at 4pm Room STRAUSS 3.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn from the best in the industry.

ESCRS Symposia 2023

Flyer Industry Symposium


3 July 2023

Now online: Teleon @APACRS 2023

Teleon @APACRS 2023 – Highlights of the show and what it's all about: Great refractive outcomes!
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Teleon @APACRS 2023 – Highlights of the show and what it's all about: Great refractive outcomes!

Ophthalmologists and Teleon staff share their highlights of this year’s APACRS congress. What are Teleon and its unique lenses all about? Dare a peek and watch the short film packed full of memorable moments.

Watch video on YouTube


21 June 2023

New video from our "Patient Journeys to Perfect Vision" series

Brian Hamilton (80+) from the UK had the classic symptoms of people with cataracts. After implantation of a LENTIS Comfort, he enjoys crystal clear vision.
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Brian Hamilton (80+) from UK has the classic symptoms of people who have cataract. Low contrast vision, dull colour perception. Driving his beloved car or playing golf pre-surgery resemble rather gambling arts than hobbies performed with skill.

He decided to do something about his eye condition, therefore, cataract surgery with modern intraocular lenses was his preferred choice. After the implantation with the LENTIS Comfort – an EDOF IOL with advanced segmented optics – he is very grateful.

“Today, I have absolutely no problems, what`s so ever“, concludes Brian. “Everything is clear as crystals. It is transforming my daily life. It is a gift. I am very grateful to have been given back a clear vision.”

Watch the Patient Journey on Youtube

Read the full story here

The Surgeon: Simon G Levy MD MRCP (UK) FRCS FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in private and NHS practice, whose expertise is in the ‘front’ of the eye – Refractive surgery, Cataract surgery & Cornea surgery. More information


19 June 2023

What a fantastic conclusion of a great DOC 2023

Representative for BEBSK Jonathan, a confident young man, who takes his visually impairment in stride, took the bursting donation box from Teleon CEO Mark Lansu and Ulf Nawrocki.
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Representative for BEBSK Jonathan, a confident young man, who takes his visually impairment in stride, took the bursting donation box from Teleon CEO Mark Lansu and Ulf Nawrocki. Big thankyou to all donors who enjoyed our ice cream and did some good at the same time!

It’s the 6th year in a row we have been collecting for the non-profit BEBSK e.V. (Federal Association of Parents of Blind and Visually Impaired Children e.V.)

More inclusion, more joie de vivre! The association is run 100% on a voluntary basis and is active in Germany.

More information about BEBSK e. V.:
www.bebsk.de

News Visual Spendenaktion DOC 2023

22 May 2023

Teleon @ DOC 2023

The 35th International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgery (DOC) will take place from 15. - 17. June 2023 in Nuremberg.
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The 35th International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgery (DOC) will take place from 15. - 17. June 2023 in Nuremberg. Renowned experts present innovations and further developments and discuss the gold standards of eye surgery. But practical ophthalmic surgery is also given a lot of space in wetlabs and courses, so that comprehensive, practice-oriented further education and training is guaranteed.

High-tech DEVICES at our booth D1:
A large number of high-quality surgical instruments, implants and devices complete the Teleon sales portfolio, including:

Femto-Phaco:

  • Ally® – the new laser phaco system for your cataract surgery
  • SOPHI® – the Swiss precision phaco system
  • ZEPTO® – a modern capsulotomy system

Dry eye:

  • iDea – All-in-one platform for dry eye diagnosis
  • TIXEL® – non-radiation technology for eyelid and periorbital treatments

Ice cream fundraiser at DOC 2023:
As is well known, it gets warm in the midsummer exhibition hall in Nuremberg, so to cool down, ice cream is being distributed for a good cause and there are donation cans on the ice cream counter for voluntary donations.

Join us in Nuremberg & visit our Booth!

Teaser video

News Visual | DOC 2023 | EN

17 May 2023

Teleon social evening & charity event on the occasion of the DOC

It's that time again – DOC 2023! A wonderful occasion to invite friends, colleagues, customers and business partners to our famous social evening at the Bootshaus Nürnberg.
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It's that time again – DOC 2023! A wonderful occasion to invite friends, colleagues, customers and business partners to our famous social evening at the Bootshaus Nürnberg.

As in previous years, we have decided to combine the beautiful with the necessary and to collect donations. For 5 years now we have been collecting for the non-profit BEBSK e.V. (Federal Association of Parents of Blind and Visually Impaired Children e.V.).

This is an association of parents of blind and visually impaired children who have given themselves a framework to pass on their experiences to other parents, to exchange ideas with them and to realize projects together with the children.

More inclusion, more joie de vivre! The association is run 100% on a voluntary basis and is active in Germany. Help us to make a small contribution here! The ticket proceeds are passed on in full to the association.

More information:
BEBSK e. V.
www.bebsk.de

Social evening & charity event
Date: 15 June 2023
Start: 6 p.m. (Dinner 7 p.m., program from 8 p.m.)
Registration: marketing@teleon-surgical.com 
(Tickets while stocks last, book now and do good!)
Ticket price: 49€*
*The ticket price will be donated to the association.

Address:
Bootshaus am Dutzendteich (Boathouse at the dozen pond in Nuremberg)
Bayernstr. 136
90478 Nürnberg

PDF-Download Flyer (german)


16 May 2023

Teleon @ APACRS 2023

The 35th APACRS annual meeting will be held from 8 - 10 June 2023, Thursday to Saturday at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.
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The 35th APACRS annual meeting will be held from 8 - 10 June 2023, Thursday to Saturday at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Visit our booth B11, join our lunch symposium & let's share insights, news and advancements in refractive IOL surgery!

Lunch Symposium: 10 June | 13 - 14 p.m. | room 331

Teaser video


1 February 2023

New Teleon video series: patient journeys to better vision

Teleon accompanies patients with various vision disorders on their personal journey to better vision in a new video series.
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Teleon accompanies patients with various vision disorders on their personal journey to better vision in a new video series.

Patient Journey #1 introduces Teleon employee Ute Schneider. Ute suffered greatly from her presbyopia, which required her to wear glasses all the time. After implantation of two multifocal LENTIS Mplus intraocular lenses, she enjoys her new (spectacle) freedom and perfect vision over all distances.

Read the full story on the Teleon patient website.

Video on YouTube


17 January 2023

Teleon @ APAO 2023

Visit us at APAO 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!
23 - 26 February, Booth No. 6007, Hall 6A
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Visit us at APAO 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!
23 - 26 February, Booth No. 6007, Hall 6A

With the recent re-opening of Malaysia’s international borders, the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), located in the heart of the city, is most ready to host the APAO 38th Congress with an expected attendance of over 5,000 delegates. KLCC is Malaysia’s premier award-winning venue.

Don‘t miss our Saturday Symposia:

Swissmed Breakfast Symposium
25 February 2023, 08:00 - 08:45
Meeting Room 304 - 305

Teleon Lunch Symposium
25 February 2023, 13:00 - 14:00
Meeting Room 304 - 305

Watch the teaser video on YouTube


21 September 2022

Three Days with Teleon @ESCRS 2022

Read the article from CAKE Magazine’s Daily Congress News: Three Days with Teleon Surgical at ESCRS 2022
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Read the article from CAKE Magazine’s Daily Congress News: Three Days with Teleon Surgical at ESCRS 2022

PDF-Download Article


1 September 2022

ESCRS News 2022

The Teleon ESCRS 2022 newsletter is out now!
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The Teleon ESCRS 2022 newsletter is out now!

You can expect a live demo of the future-changing Adaptive Cataract Treatment System ALLY™, the product launch of the brand new intraocular lens ACUNEX QUANTUM and the All-in-One platform iDea and exciting expert meetings.

PDF download newsletter

 


1 September 2022

The Teleon Optical Journey

Take a look at our latest CRST Europe supplement: „The Teleon Optical Journey“ – From enhanced monofocal to high performance varifocal toric optics.
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Take a look at our latest CRST Europe supplement: „The Teleon Optical Journey“ – From enhanced monofocal to high performance varifocal toric optics.

PDF download CRST Europe supplement


26 August 2022

Teleon & BEBSK e.V. - Fundraiser 2022

A whopping €3,250 was collected for BEBSK e.V. at this year's DOC in Nuremberg.
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A whopping €3,250 was collected for BEBSK e.V. at this year's DOC in Nuremberg. After the summer break, Teleon CEO Mark Lansu surprised branch manager Jane Morgenthal and presented her with the obligatory check.

"It's always a great gift for us. Especially as a small association, we are very happy when companies appreciate our almost exclusively voluntary work and support us,” says Ms. Morgenthal.

Fundraising campaign enters its 5th year

Since 2017, we have been inviting guests to our ice cream bar at our DOC stand and at the same time raising funds for the BEBSK e.V. (Bundesvereinigung Eltern blinder und sehbehinderter Kinder e.V. - a federal association of blind and visually impaired children).

Helping others help themselves

The BEBSK e.V. is an association of parents who have made it their task to share their experiences with other affected people and to support them in any situation in life.

Since 1995, families have been volunteering throughout the Federal Republic to give affected families a bit of hope for a bright future. To this end, they organise, among other things, cross-regional sports and music weekends, family excursions to high ropes courses in forests or farm visits.

Because BEBSK is financed exclusively through donations and grants, we want to use the DOC’s forum to draw attention to the small association that is 100%-run by volunteers!

100% of the proceeds from the donation boxes go to BEBSK e.V.

By now, the BEBSK e.V. has grown to more than 610 members. The fact that the association continues to grow shows us that we are on the right track and that this voluntary commitment deserves the greatest amount of respect and is needed in society, in particular.

Forum, contact and further information

In the BEBSK online forum, members and guests can discuss all topics that concern blind and visually impaired children, aids/ tools etc. You can register here: forum.bebsk.de

Email (main office): geschaeftsstelle@bebsk.de

Further information about BEBSK is available here.


22 August 2022

Educational Symposium, Booth Talks and ALLY Live Demo @ ESCRS 2022

Experience the new ALLY system and top-class lectures at our Educational Symposium and Teleon Booth Talks!
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Experience the new ALLY system and top-class lectures at our Educational Symposium and Teleon Booth Talks!

LIVE DEMO: ALLYTM

ALLYTM – Adaptive Cataract Treatment System: the first platform to combine world class imaging and next generation dual-pulse femtosecond laser.
Book your timeslot now!

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EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Addressing highest individual patient demands – from state-of-the-art standard cataract treatment to full spectacle independence
Sunday, 18.09.2022, 9.30 – 10.30 am, Room Blue 1
Speakers: A. Borkenstein, MD | F. Kretz, MD (Moderator) | P. Versace, MD

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TELEON BOOTH TALKS @ ESCRS 2022

Friday, 03:00 pm | F. Kretz, MD
Refractive EDOF & multifocal technologies – Blended vision with MF15 & MF30 optical designs

Saturday, 10:00 am | P. Versace, MD
ALLY & FEMTIS IOL – the perfect match for highest demands and excellent results

Saturday, 02:00 pm | A. Borkenstein, MD
Enhanced monofocal technologies – LENTIS & ACUNEX Quantum

Sunday, 02:00 pm | C. McCabe, MD
ALLY: First impressions and technical details

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8 August 2022

Teleon @ ESCRS 2022

Visit us at the ESCRS 2022 in Milan, Italy!
16 - 19 September
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Visit us at the ESCRS 2022 in Milan, Italy!
16 - 19 September

In addition to exciting new IOL products we will exhibit the new ALLY system by LENSAR! Furthermore, we will feature 5 booth talks over the course of the congress and present a satellite meeting on Sunday. 

Booth: Hall 4, Booth 32 | MiCo Convention Center

A special highlight will be our Rooftop Reception on Saturday evening.
Limited space, reserve your ticket now: antje.guelck@teleon-surgical.com

We look forward to meeting you.

Further information here


13 July 2022

CEO Mark Lansu on Corporate Sustainability

Read Mark Lansu's Message on Corporate Sustainability in "The Ophthalmologist"
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Sustainability: A Message from Mark Lansu

Teleon Surgical’s CEO, Mark Lansu, talks about the company’s vision for achieving sustainability in eye care

What is your vision for achieving sustainability in eye care?
Sustainability goes far beyond eye care and is more an attitude towards the kind of future world we want for us, for our children, and our grandchildren. At Teleon, we have made it one of the three main pillars of our corporate vision and that means not only designing sustainable products and solutions for eye care, but also becoming a sustainable organization as a whole.

What steps has Teleon taken towards achieving sustainability goals?
In 2019, we built one of the most modern IOL manufacturing plants in the world in Spankeren, the Netherlands; it is completely free of fossil fuel use. An intelligent building design and architecture ensures we use as little energy as possible both for our processes and for heating and cooling. I invite you to come and see what we are achieving here!

Have any events affected your sustainability goals?
The current geopolitical events shaking up the world are going to have a drastic influence on how we look at sustainability, and they are already having a huge impact on sourcing and distributing energy, which is the lifeblood of every economy. This also drives us to become completely fossil fuel free and reach carbon net zero even faster.

Which sustainability-focused groups are you working with?
Last January, we became a signatory of The Climate Pledge, a commitment for businesses and organizations to take collective action to tackle the world’s greatest crisis, and to work together to build a safe and healthy planet for future generations. So far, 315 businesses have joined, including Microsoft and Unilever. Companies and organizations that sign The Climate Pledge agree to three areas of action:

  • Measure and report greenhouse gas emissions on a regular basis
  • Implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris Agreement through business changes and innovations, including efficiency improvements, renewable energy, materials reductions, and other carbon emission elimination strategies
  • Neutralize any remaining emissions with additional, quantifiable, permanent, and socially-beneficial offsets to achieve net-zero annual carbon emissions by 2040.

I believe that joining the climate pledge underlines our commitment to sustainability across Teleon, and stresses the fact that we have chosen a carbon net zero strategy as one of our central company goals.

Read article in "The Ophthalmologist"

Download Message as PDF

Visual CEO Mark Lansu on CSR

7 July 2022

Now online: Full recording of our Lunch Symposium @APACRS 2022

Watch the full recording of our Lunch Symposium @APACRS 2022 on the topic of "Next Level Visual Outcomes: Technologies & Techniques to Meet Patients' Growing Expectations"
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Watch the full recording of our Lunch Symposium @APACRS 2022 on the topic of „Next Level Visual Outcomes: Technologies & Techniques to Meet Patients‘ Growing Expectations“

Speakers:

Sheetal Brar (India):
High precision cataract surgery – options and advantages

Prof. Dr. med. Gerd U. Auffarth, FEBO (Germany):
Fixation of IOL-Optic in FS-Laser Capsulotomy: Is this the future of modern IOL-Fixation?

Dr. Patrick Versace (Australia):
Asymmetric refractive optics give better visual quality than diffractive lens designs for EDOF and MF IOLs. How do they work?

Dr. Jung Wan Kim (South Korea):
Most advanced IOL technologies for FLACS procedures – The experience of 300 FEMTIS MULTIFOCAL IOL implantations

Watch video on YouTube


15 June 2022

New Teleon video series: Patient journeys to perfect vision

In a new video series, Teleon accompanies patients with various vision disorders on their very personal journey to better vision.
Read more

In a new video series, Teleon accompanies patients with various vision disorders on their very personal journey to better vision.

Patient Journey #1 introduces Teleon employee Ute Schneider. Ute suffered greatly from her presbyopia, which required her to wear glasses all the time. After the implantation of two multifocal LENTIS Mplus intraocular lenses, she enjoys her new (spectacle) freedom and perfect vision over all distances.

Find out the whole story on the Teleon patient info website.

Video on YouTube


25 May 2022

Parel van Lifeport - Pearl of the region: Teleon Surgical receives Parel Award

Teleon received the Parel Award 2022 on May 19th from the deputy mayor of the municipality of Rheden, Gea Hofstede, and the director of the Nijmegen Economic Board, Rijn Platteel.
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With the ACUNEX®, LENTIS® and FEMTIS® intraocular lenses and one of the world's leading multifocal lens optics, Teleon offers state-of-the-art solutions for cataract surgery.

The innovative company from Spankeren (Netherlands) received the Parel Award 2022 on May 19th from the deputy mayor of the municipality of Rheden, Gea Hofstede, and the director of the Nijmegen Economic Board, Rijn Platteel.

Deputy Mayor Hofstede: “I am pleased that an innovative company like Teleon is based in the Rheden. It's a company we can be proud of as a region. Teleon meets local and regional ambitions, such as the expansion of the sustainable economy. With their modern production and research facility in Spankeren, they contribute to the employment and strengthening of the health sector in the Arnhem-Nijmegen region.” John van Sambeek, representatitive of the Economic Board, is also very proud of Teleon: "It is very good for the health care sector that such an innovative company is based in Lifeport."

Teleon Surgical has kept many business processes in-house, making it one of the last independent manufacturers of IOLs – intraocular lenses - in the world. A total of 150 employees work for the company. According to Van Sambeek, this is one of the company's greatest strengths. “Because the company focuses development and production at the Spankeren site, our region can make a difference in the field of intraocular lenses. Patients wordwide can rely on 30 years of experience and expertise of this Dutch company.”


Sustainable commitment to a healthy future
In 2019, Teleon opened a new commercial building built entirely sustainably. Heat pumps are used instead of gas. This is one of the ways in which the company demonstrates its social commitment. According to CEO Mark Lansu, this is one of Teleon's drivers: “We care a lot about our environment. We want to help people, now and in the future. In order to achieve this, we make a contribution to a healthy future. The exclusive focus on sales and profit does not contribute to this. Therefore, mindfulness for people and the environment is an essential part of Teleon’s longtime goals and philosophy."

The new building is also the place where the Parel Award was presented. All staff were present and The Economic Board was given a tour. “We have not yet been able to celebrate the opening of the building, so this is the first event at the new location!”


Eighteenth award ceremony with a new name
This is the eighteenth time that The Economic Board has presented the Parel Award. After being called "Parel van de Regio" - "Pearl of the Region" for years, it was renamed "Parel van Lifeport" this year. The award thus has a stronger connection to the healthy and sustainable life that the region stands for.

Video & short interview

www.theeconomicboard.com

The economic board nieuwsbrief mei 2022

https://lifeport.nl/parel/parel-teleon/

Press:


16 May 2022

Teleon @ DOC 2022 | Lunch Symposium & Booth Talks

Enhanced monofocal, multifocal and EDOF IOLs - 10 years of innovation for the evolution of refractive cataract surgery
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Teleon presents current products and exciting expert lectures under the motto "Enhanced monofocal, multifocal and EDOF IOLs - 10 years of innovation for the evolution of refractive cataract surgery":

Teleon Lunch Symposium @ DOC 2022
Saturday, 25 June 2022 | 12. 00 to 13.30 h | Hall Neu-Dehli
with Prof. Dr. R. Khoramnia, Dr. K. Klabe, Dr. A. Borkenstein and Dr. D. Holland (Moderator)

Teleon Booth Talks @ DOC 2022
Friday, 24 June 2022 | 14.00 h and Saturday, 25 June 2022 | 10.00 h
with Prof. Dr. R. Khoramnia and Dr. D. Holland

More info here


10 May 2022

Teleon Lunch Symposium @ APACRS 2022

Next Level Visual Outcomes: Technologies & Techniques to Meet Patients' Growing Expectations
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Join us for our Lunch Symposium @ APACRS 2022 on the topic of "Next Level Visual Outcomes: Technologies & Techniques to Meet Patients' Growing Expectations"

Speakers:

Sheetal Brar (India):
High precision cataract surgery – options and advantages

Prof. Gerd U. Auffarth (Germany):
Fixation of IOL-Optic in FS-Laser Capsulotomy: Is this the future of modern IOL-Fixation?

Patrick Versace (Australia):
Asymmetric refractive optics give better visual quality than diffractive lens designs for EDOF and MF IOLs. How do they work?

Jung Wan Kim (South Korea):
Most advanced IOL technologies for FLACS procedures – The experience of 300 FEMTIS MULTIFOCAL IOL implantations

More info here

Newsletter


5 May 2022

New Video on FEMTIS IOL

Jung Wan Kim (MD, BGN Eye Clinic, Korea ) reports on his experience with FEMTIS intraocular lenses.
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The premium lenses of the FEMTIS IOL family provide excellent, high-precision care in the context of the FEMTO cataract. Jung Wan Kim (MD, BGN Eye Clinic, Korea) has worked intensively with FEMTIS intraocular lenses and reports on his experiences in a new video.

Watch on YouTube


21 March 2022

Teleon signs The Climate Pledge

BIG NEWS – We can officially announce that we’re one of 300 global businesses who have signed The Climate Pledge.
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BIG NEWS – We can officially announce that we’re one of 300 global businesses who have signed The Climate Pledge! What does that mean? Our company – among 300! – will be #netzerocarbon by 2040 because climate action can’t wait. Excited for the journey ahead!

The Climate Pledge is a call to businesses and organizations to take collective action on the world’s greatest crisis and to work together to build towards a safe and healthy planet for the next generations.

The Climate Pledge is a cross-sector community of companies and organizations, working together to crack the climate crisis and solve the challenges of decarbonizing our economy.

Bringing together those that are prepared to run the furthest and fastest, The Climate Pledge calls on signatories to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040 – 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement. Amazon co-founded the Climate Pledge with Global Optimism in 2019, and became the first signatory of the pledge.

#TheClimatePledge | More information

Voices of The Climate Pledge (Video)


21 December 2021

New comic series! | Episode 5

Are you ready? The last episode of our Mini-Comic-Series "The IOLs have Eyes" is upon us:
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Are you ready? The last episode of our Mini-Comic-Series "The IOLs have Eyes" is upon us:

Download postcard | Episode 5

News Visual | Comic-Serie 5 DE/EN

8 December 2021

Teleon Satellite Meeting now on YouTube!

The Teleon Satellite Meeting is available on YouTube now!
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The Teleon Satellite Meeting is available on YouTube now!

LENTIS Quantum & LENTIS Comfort – Art and science behind the latest enhanced monofocal and EDOF IOL technologies

For all who could not attend this year's ESCRS congress, we hope you enjoy the recording of our Satellite Symposium and Discussion which took place on Saturday, 9th of October.

Speakers:
Prof. R. Khoramnia, MD
EDOF technologies – state of the art premium cataract treatment and latest technologies

Dr. Detlev R.H. Breyer, MD
Initial clinical results and quality of vision with the new Lentis Quantum à NEW product launch

Sunil Shah
Ways of using EDoF lenses
(Visual performance and patient satisfaction after implantation refractive EDOF IOLs vs. mono-EDOF and enhanced monofocal IOLs)


2 December 2021

Teleon Booth Talks now on YouTube!

The Teleon Booth Talks – Meet the Experts @ ESCRS 2021 are available on Youtube now!
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29 October 2021

Teleon International User Meeting 2021 now on YouTube!

The recording of the Teleon International User Meeting 2021 is availabe in full length on YouTube now!
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2021 in Amsterdam was the first live on-site event after a long time due to the pandemic. Meeting customers & clients F2F after such a long break was exhilarating!

But broadcasting our annual International User Meeting for all partners, clients & friends was a virtual highlight too! The recording of the live online event is now uploaded on YouTube!

After last year's virtual User Meeting and streaming our take on "Oktoberfest" globally, this year, we are eager to welcome again – virtually! The theme 2021 may be different, but our goal is the same: We want to show you who Teleon is and what it stands for. We want to give you insights in our unique IOL technologies and let you glimpse our High-Tech manufacturing site.

The packed programme features scientific presentations and a freezing Keynote: Dr. Janin Schaffer, participant of MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate), will talk about one of the largest-scale Arctic research expeditions of all time, which gathered data to take climate and ecosystem research to the next level. As a company, striving to leave a balanced and eco-friendly footprint while doing business, we applaud all efforts to bring Earth's ecosystem back on track.

Moderator: Dr. Gerd Wirtz
Keynote: Dr. Janin Schaffer Medical

Education speakers:
Dr. Natasha Lim: Clinical and personal experience with the broad range of LENTIS IOLs
Dr. Detlev Breyer: Clinical experience with LENTIS Quantum and LENTIS Comfort IOLs
Prof. Dr. Ramin Khoramnia: Clinical experience with FEMTIS IOLs


29 October 2021

New comic series! Episode 4

Are you ready? Episode 4 of our Mini-Comic-Series "The IOLs have Eyes" is upon us:
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The Olympics of New Tech – Episode 4 of our Mini-Comic-Series "The IOLs have Eyes" is upon us: Viola amazes with simplicity, emphasizing once again, that sometimes less is more! Can she win the competition?

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News-Visual-Comic-Serie 4 DE/EN

28 October 2021

New comic series! Episode 3

Are you ready? Episode 3 of our Mini-Comic-Series "The IOLs have Eyes" is upon us:
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Episode 3 of “The IOLs have Eyes” is upon us:

The IOLs – on their way back from ESCRS – experience an extra-terrestrial invasion armed with the scariest weapon of all: photicphenomena. Will Femke & Lenny know how to respond?

Download postcard | Episode 3

News-Visual-Comic-Serie 3 DE/EN

13 October 2021

International User Meeting 2021 | TEASER NOW ON YOUTUBE!

Did you miss our exclusive Online Live-Event on 8th October 2021 or do you want to enjoy it again? A Teaser is now on YouTube ... and the complete recording will follow soon!
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Did you miss our exclusive Online Live-Event on 8th October 2021 or do you want to enjoy it again? A teaser is now available on YouTube and the whole recording will be uploaded soon!

...

Live broadcast from the Teleon manufacturing site, Spankeren, The Netherlands

After last year’s virtual User Meeting and streaming our take on “Oktoberfest” globally, this year, we are eager to welcome again - virtually! 

The theme 2021 may be different, but our goal is the same: We want to show you who Teleon is and what it stands for. We want to give you insights in our unique IOL technologies and let you glimpse our High-Tech manufacturing site.

The packed programme features scientific presentations and a freezing Keynote: Dr. Janin Schaffer, participant of MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate), will talk about one of the largest-scale Arctic research expeditions of all time, which gathered data to take climate and ecosystem research to the next level. 

As a company, striving to leave a balanced and eco-friendly footprint while doing business, we applaud all efforts to bring Earth’s ecosystem back on track.

Moderator: Dr. Gerd Wirtz
Keynote: Dr. Janin Schaffer

Medical Education - Speakers:
Dr. Natasha Lim: Clinical and personal experience with the broad range of LENTIS IOLs
Dr. Detlev Breyer: Clinical experience with LENTIS Quantum and LENTIS Comfort IOLs
Prof. Dr. Ramin Khoramnia: Clinical experience with FEMTIS IOLs

Further information here

 

News Visual | International User Meeting 2021 | Teaser YouTube

5 October 2021

Teleon Booth Talks – Meet the Experts @ ESCRS 2021

Meet the experts face-to-face at the ESCRS Teleon booth!
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Meet leading experts in person at our Teleon Booth Talks during the ESCRS: Booth A21, hall 21!

Ramin Khoramnia
Advanced EDOF Technologies, Saturday, 9.10.2021 02.30 pm

Florian Kretz
Hydrophobic EDOF IOL Family - ACUNEX Vario - Clinical Results, Sunday, 10.10.2021, 11.00 am

Further information here

News Visual | Booth talks @ESCRS 2021 | DE & EN

4 October 2021

Just EDOF it!

Take a look at our latest CRST Europe supplement: „Just EDOF it“ – Five internationally renowned refractive surgeons give insights in their most recent findings and clinical data regarding LENTIS, FEMTIS and ACUNEX intraocular lenses.
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Take a look at our latest CRST Europe supplement: „Just EDOF it“ – Five internationally renowned refractive surgeons give insights in their most recent findings and clinical data regarding LENTIS, FEMTIS and ACUNEX intraocular lenses.

PDF download CRST Europe supplement

News Visual | CRST Supplement - Just EDOF it! | DE & EN

29 September 2021

Teleon News Autumn 2021

The Teleon ESCRS 2021 newsletter is out now!
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The Teleon ESCRS 2021 newsletter is out now!

You can expect exciting content from the brand new LENTIS Quantum, an ACUNEX Variomax toric product sneak peak and exciting face-to-face meetings with our experts.

PDF download newsletter

Poster & Free Paper Sessions ESCRS 2021

CRST Europe Supplement

News Visual | NEWS ESCRS Autumn 2021 | EN

21 September 2021

Teleon Satellite Meeting @ESCRS2021 | 9th of October

LENTIS Quantum & LENTIS Comfort – Art and science behind the latest enhanced monofocal and EDOF IOL technologies
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For all participants of this years's ESCRS congress, we would like to get you interested for our Satellite Symposium on Saturday, 9th of October. It takes place in the Forum room, 11:45am.

LENTIS Quantum & LENTIS Comfort – Art and science behind the latest enhanced monofocal and EDOF IOL technologies

Speakers:
Prof. R. Khoramnia, MD

EDOF technologies – state of the art premium cataract treatment and latest technologies

Dr. Detlev R.H. Breyer, MD
Initial clinical results and quality of vision with the new Lentis Quantum à NEW product launch

Sunil Shah
Ways of using EDoF lenses
(Visual performance and patient satisfaction after implantation refractive EDOF IOLs vs. mono-EDOF and enhanced monofocal IOLs)

Further information here
Overview ESCRS Satellite Symposia

News Visual Satellite-Meeting ESCRS 2021

15 September 2021

Teleon at the ESCRS 2021 in Amsterdam

Finally meet customers live and on site again!
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Finally meet customers live and on site again! 

In addition to the long-missed personal exchange, you can also expect exciting new IOL products at ESCRS 2021: ACUNEX VarioMax Toric and LENTIS Quantum! 

Visit our booth A21, Hall 12 in the RAI exhibition center in Amsterdam.

We look forward to meeting you.

News-Visual | ESCRS 2021 DE/EN

12 August 2021

New comic series! Episode 2

Are you ready? Episode 2 of our Mini-Comic-Series "The IOLs have Eyes" is upon us:
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Are you ready? Episode 2 of our Mini-Comic-Series "The IOLs have Eyes" is upon us:

The Blind Date – in which #Lenny saves his sweetheart #Lucy with gifting her an #EDoF-Upgrade. Together – now more than ever – they can face the horrors unfolding in their intermediate proximity...

Download postcard | Episode 2

Big thanks to the creative team of #TheOphthalmologist magazine for sharing our vision and their tremendous work in giving life to Lenny and his peers!

 

News-Visual-Comic-Serie 2 DE/EN

2 August 2021

Diamonds and Premium IOLs | NEW EPISODES!

Like diamonds, premium IOLs are of the highest quality — and clarity.
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Like diamonds, premium IOLs are of the highest quality — and clarity. In an upcoming educational video series produced by CAKE magazine, we unpack the similarities between these precious stones and these choice intraocular lenses.

NEW: Episode 5

Episode 4

Episode 3

Episode 2

Episode 1

Youtube-Trailer

Follow us on LinkedIn to get the latest information.

Many thanks to Dr. Detlev R. H. Breyer, Dr. Jorge L. Alió, Dr. John Chang, Dr. Alan Koh, and Dr Patrick Versace for participating!

Zoom the visual

Diamonds and Premium IOLs

7 July 2021

New comic series! Episode 1

„The IOLs Have Eyes"
Episode 1: Dawn of the Depth – in which #Lenny faces the horror of realization...
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„The IOLs Have Eyes"

Episode 1: Dawn of the Depth – in which #Lenny faces the horror of realization...

Lenny cannot believe his ears – or the insolent boldness of his so-called peers and their "new" technology. To escape the unfolding horror, Lenny casts his mind back to a time – not so long ago – when EDoF lenses were far from popular, despite clear advantages...

Download postcard | Episode 1

Big thanks to the creative team of #TheOphthalmologist magazine for sharing our vision and for their tremendous work in giving life to Lenny!

 

News-Visual-Comic-Serie 1 DE/EN

3 May 2021

Teleon newsletter DOC | Summer 2021

The Teleon summer newsletter 2021 is out now!
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The Teleon summer newsletter 2021 is out now!

The highlights:

  • Teleon LIVE symposium to DOC
  • Teleon video series "Of Diamonds and Premium IOLs"
  • Launch FEMTIS Mplus and Mplus Toric
  • Teleon IOL configurator
  • ACUNEX Vario Toric

PDF download newsletter

Visual Newsletter DOC Sommer 2021 EN

10 February 2021

VIRTUAL LIVE EVENT @ WINTER-ESCRS 2021

Visit the informative Teleon booth and join our Virtual Live Event at the Winter ESCRS from 19 to 21 February 2021!
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Visit the informative Teleon booth and join our Virtual Live Event at the Winter ESCRS from 19 to 21 February 2021!

During a highly interesting Virtual Live Event on Saturday, 20 February from 4.45 to 5.45 pm an experts panel will discuss the latest innovations.

Among others, Dr. Florian Kretz will give a lecture on the subject of „EDoF efficiency: truth in a confusing nomenclature“.

More information here.

We look forward to meeting you at the virtual Winter ESCRS!

Congress registration

Winter ESCRS 2021

8 October 2020

Teleon's Virtual Oktoberfest – now on video!

Teleon's Virtual Oktoberfest during the ESCRS is now available on video.
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Teleon's Virtual Oktoberfest during the ESCRS is now available on video.

In case you missed our 9th Virtual International User Meeting or if you want to enjoy it once more: Get a cold beer and watch our official Teleon Virtual Oktoberfest video here!

Video virtuelles Oktoberfest

23 September

Teleon News Autumn 2020

Out now: the Teleon ESCRS 2020 newsletter!
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Out now: the Teleon ESCRS 2020 newsletter! You can expect exciting content from the brand new ACUNEX Vario Toric to the Teleon eAcademy, an IOL literature highlight and our social media activities to important information on the virtual ESCRS.

PDF-Download Newsletter

Visual Newsletter Herbst | ESCRS 2020

23 September 2020

GERSO free digital training

We are proud to support the Educational Series of GERSO - the Global Education and Research Society of Ophthalmology.
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We are proud to support the Educational Series of #GERSO - the Global #Education and #Research Society of Ophthalmology. This free digital training is provided by a Global faculty of leading #ophthalmologists. The 2-part training will take part on Saturday 26th September and Sunday 27th September between 1.30 & 5.30 pm GMT. 2.30 - 6.30 BST (London).

Find all #Speakers on the following #GERSO posters:

Poster Cataract | Poster Cornea | Poster Glaucoma | Poster Refractive | Launch Poster


Register here, please.

Visual GERSO

21 August 2020

Virtual Get-together during the ESCRS 2020

Almost every year (2020 is the exception of the rule), more than six million people clad in tight-fitted bodices and H-shaped suspenders visit Munich
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Almost every year (2020 is the exception of the rule), more than six million people clad in tight-fitted bodices and H-shaped suspenders visit Munich for a traditional festivity known as Oktoberfest proudly branded as the world‘s largest fair.

This year, the impact of COVID-19 is undoubtedly dramatic: no Oktoberfest. Furthermore, ESCRS goes virtual.

If you have spent any time on social media in the last few months, you have inevitably seen a host of breathless articles opining on how “Coronavirus Will Change XYZ Forever.” Maybe, maybe not, because it is also human nature to overcome all obstacles and to break new ground.

Our planned “Mini-Oktoberfest” at our brand-new factory site clashed on numerous levels with the stricter travel regulations, BUT it will not be cancelled. We are going virtual as well:


2nd October 2020

10pm-midnight (Sydney) | 9pm-11pm (Tokyo) | 2pm-4pm (Amsterdam/Berlin) | 8am-10am (New York) | 5am-7am (LA)

Register asap for this unique opportunity because as chance would have it, an “Oktoberfest Surprise-Box*” will be delivered prior the event to your home to really Get-Together.

Registration: If you are interested in participating, please write an e-mail using the reference line “Teleon Oktoberfest” to marketing@teleon-surgical.com to receive your personal invitation.

* Stocks limited, first come, first served.

Virtuelles Oktoberfest zur ESCRS 2020

24 June 2020

Teleon News Summer 2020

Out now: the WOC 2020 Teleon newsletter!
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Out now: the WOC 2020 Teleon newsletter! Here you find information about the new Teleon product portfolio as well as recent scientific publications about IOL.

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Teleon News Summer 2020 EN

18 June 2020

Teleon at the VIRTUAL WOC 2020

Today we would like to inform you about our participation at the 2020 VIRTUAL WOC congress from June 26th to 29th.
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Today we would like to inform you about our participation at the 2020 VIRTUAL WOC congress from June 26th to 29th.

Feel free to visit our virtual booth, inform your customers and join our Video Symposium on “Refractive EDoF IOLs - Setting a higher standard for visual performance and quality” on June 27th 12pm CET. Dr. Detlev Breyer and Dr. Patrick Versace will talk about the EDoF concept and how to provide premium care as new standard. See our flyer for more information.

WOC Registration here

WOC 2020 EN

12 Febuary

Teleon at DGII trade fair 2020 in Mainz, Germany

Visit our booth, C5, and learn everything about our broad product portfolio from our team on site.
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Visit our booth, C5, and learn everything about our broad product portfolio from our team on site.

Our parent company, the Dutch company Teleon Surgical BV, combined all of the group's activities under one brand at the beginning of the year. We are thus standardizing our brand and market presence in Germany under our parent company, the independent manufacturer of our own IOL global brands LENTIS®, FEMTIS® and ACUNEX®, as Teleon Surgical. Moreover, we offer commercial products in Germany, like LENSAR®, ZEPTO® and brand new in our range: TIXEL®.

TIXEL® - Radiation-free technology for eyelid and periorbital treatments
TIXEL® is a novel, non-ablative system that is supported by Novoxel's patented titanium tip technology. The handy device works with direct heat and is completely radiation-free.

We look forward to your visit in Mainz!
DGII, Mainz, February 13-15, booth C5

DGII Mainz 2020

17 SEPTEMBER 2019

ACUNEX® VARIOMAX:LAUNCH @ ESCRS 2019 IN PARIS

The ACUNEX® VARIOMAX multifocal lenses for presbyopia corrections combine the optical advantages of multifocal segment optics with 3.0 dpt addition (MAX3)
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The ACUNEX® VARIOMAX multifocal lenses for presbyopia corrections combine the optical advantages of multifocal segment optics with 3.0 dpt addition (MAX3) with those of the state-of-the-art, glistening-free hydrophobic IOL material of the ACUNEX® family of lenses (NoGLIS).

The hydrophobic IOL makes use of the functional design and optical principle of the LENTIS® Mplus MIOL*, which has proven itself in more than 500,000 implantations worldwide for more than 10 years.

The main benefits of these modern, multifocal segment optics is the use of much more light energy when compared to MIOL with diffractive optical ring designs. As a result, reflections, glare / halos or other light phenomena that may occur during twilight or backlight are minimised and vision with higher contrast is maximised for all distances.

Further information is available here.

* LENTIS IOL is a registered trademark and brand of Oculentis B.V., The Netherlands.

Variomax 2019

26 MAY 2019

DONATION CAMPAIGN AT THE DOC 2019

As in the past two years, ice cream – and this year popcorn, too – was diligently distributed for charity at the Teleon booth ...
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As in the past two years, ice cream – and this year popcorn, too – was diligently distributed for charity at the Teleon booth. A total of nearly 1,000 € in donations was collected and, once more, we matched and doubled it to reach 2,000.00 €. On the trade fair’s last day Teleon CEO Mark Lansu handed over the full donations box to Jonathan, who had travelled to Nuremberg with his family specifically for this occasion. Jonathan's family has been volunteering for the BEBSK e.V. (Bundesvereinigung Eltern blinder und sehbehinderter Kinder e.V. - a federal association of blind and visually impaired children) for many years.

Jonathan proudly accepted the full donation box on behalf of BEBSK e.V. from our CEO Mark Lansu himself.

Almost every cent still benefits the children directly at the association that was founded in 1995. That has been convincing us to use the DOC forum for two years now to draw attention to the small association of volunteers, which is financed exclusively through donations and grants and a few members’ fees. And so while in the course of this year's donations the funds collected were slightly lower than last year's, we still managed to double the result in 2017. The donations were collected directly at the Teleon booth in mobile donation boxes as well as the large donation box at the ice cream truck.

The BEBSK e.V. (Bundesvereinigung Eltern blind- und sehbehinderter Kinder e.V.) is an association of parents who have made it their task to share their experiences with other affected persons and to support them in all situations of life. Since 1995, these families have been involving themselves as volunteers to ‘help others to help themselves’ and give affected families hope for a bright future. By now, nearly 900 permanent members are organised in this small association.

The federal association sees itself as an initial point of contact for families and helps those affected individually and as a community. The focus always lies on blind or severely visually impaired children, for whom, among other things, the members organise cross-regional weekends full of sports and musical activities, family excursions to high-ropes courses in forests or farm visits. The aim is to counteract the permanent risk of exclusion and isolation of families and children. Furthermore, the work is directed at strengthening and supporting parents in their knowledge and position by offering seminars on legal matters or special techniques for the blind.

The BEBSK and Teleon would like to take this opportunity to once again thank all donors who helped achieve this great result on site!

 

Contact information for the BEBSK e.V.:
E-mail (office): geschaeftsstelle@bebsk.de

Further information about BEBSK:
www.bebsk.de

Spendenaktion DOC 2019

20 May 2019

LENTIS® COMFORT – THE RESCUE AFTER MIOL EXPLANTATION

IOL case study by Patrick Versace, MD

In the last ten years we have witnessed the growing popularity and range of multifocal IOLs …
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IOL case study by Patrick Versace, MD


In the last ten years we have witnessed the growing popularity and range of multifocal IOLs.

Nevertheless, conventional MIOLs in particular, with rotationally symmetrical, diffractive optical systems, are associated with side effects such as reduced contrast sensitivity, increased visual aberrations, halos, glare and negative dysphotopsia. In some cases, patients feel so disturbed by these occurrences that they decide to have an IOL replacement.

Replacing a multifocal IOL with LENTIS® Comfort can help prevent postoperative problems with dysphotopsia and glare. The present case study shows that patients who are dissatisfied with the visual results after the implantation of a conventional multifocal IOL can greatly benefit from an IOL replacement with a LENTIS® Comfort, as the latter virtually guarantees an expanded field of vision without photic phenomena.

More information | PDF download

 

LENTIS Comfort