Rayner Acquires Stake in Sustainable Surgical Instrument Belgian Manufacturer HASA OPTIX

Posted on 8/06/2022

Worthing, United Kingdom. Rayner, the pioneering manufacturer and supplier of ophthalmic solutions for cataract and refractive surgery, announced today that it has entered into a commercial partnership and concurrently acquired a stake in HASA OPTIX.

The investment closed June 7th, 2022.

Investment Details

Rayner has entered into a commercial partnership with Brussels-based medical device company HASA OPTIX, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, recyclable single use ophthalmic surgical instruments and instrument sets.

Commenting on the investment, Rayner CEO, Tim Clover remarked: “HASA OPTIX’s commitment to high quality single use and recyclable ophthalmic surgical instruments delivering the same quality and look and feel as reusable instruments makes for a very compelling business opportunity and aligns with the crucial role of quality in the design and manufacture of Rayner IOLs. Partnering with HASA OPTIX means that we can assist ophthalmologists with an additional part of the surgical procedure and further supports our mission of being focussed on providing the best visual outcomes for clinicians and patients.”

Eric T’Scharner, HASA OPTIX CEO, commented, We were very impressed by how quickly Rayner has recently expanded and strengthened its commercial presence through building a significant direct sales presence around the world. The partnership with Rayner will allow us to significantly expand the availability of our high-quality instruments and instrument sets, giving us the best chance of achieving our ambitious growth plans. We are also excited to share our ideas and best practices to increase care quality and better control costs in/of ophthalmic surgery.”

Dr. Eric D. Donnenfeld, an internationally recognised expert in cataract and refractive surgery, and user of HASA OPTIX’s surgical instruments, remarked “I have been thoroughly impressed with the extraordinary quality of HASA OPTIX surgical instruments. As an ophthalmic surgeon, I find the HASA OPTIX instruments precise, reliable and the pre-sterilised option assists me in providing the highest level of patient care and theatre efficiency. This is another great addition to the Rayner portfolio that continues to bolster their reputation for providing excellence in manufacturing and design.”

HASA OPTIX surgical instruments will be available from Rayner in select countries, including the USA, from later this year.

For queries about HASA OPTIX products, please contact olivier.jamsin@hasaoptix.com


About Rayner
Since the implantation of the first Rayner intraocular lens by Sir Harold Ridley 1949, Rayner has continuously pioneered intraocular lens (IOL) design with a goal to improve vision and restore sight worldwide. Today, Rayner’s mission remains to deliver innovative and clinically superior ophthalmic products that respond to the expectations of our global customers to improve the sight and quality of life of their patients.

Headquartered in Worthing, United Kingdom, Rayner markets its medical devices, pharmaceuticals and digital solutions worldwide in over 80 countries through a network of distributors and includes direct sales teams in the United Kingdom, USA, India, Poland, Australia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

For further information and media enquiries, please contact Rayner: marketingteam@rayner.com

About HASA

Founded in 2016, HASA OPTIX is a Brussels based medical device company that creates and produces high quality recyclable surgical ophthalmic instruments. HASA OPTIX’s mission is to develop the products that will offer all stakeholders involved in ophthalmic surgery sustainable solutions contributing to a better cost-controlled work environment for an increased quality of care.

HASA OPTIX is the first company to create a fully integrated re-use cycle so that their stainless steel instruments can have a second life to produce other non-medical objects.


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