Topcon Corporation – Tokyo, Japan
Since 1932, Topcon Corporation, located in Tokyo, Japan, has remained true to a vision of technological innovation. As the sole proprietor of optomechatronics–a unique, synergistic blend of optics, mechanics, and electronics technologies–Topcon Corporation introduced a series of high-precision ophthalmic, medical, surveying and industrial instruments for a wide range of applications. In fact, Topcon has more than 300 active patents in the U.S. alone. Today, Topcon Corporation continues to lead the way in these markets through their unparalleled dedication to craftsmanship and innovation.
The Topcon name carries a reputation of integrity and products of the highest quality, receiving industry-leading certification for both its positioning and medical divisions. Topcon has revenues of about $1 billion annually and employs more than 4000 worldwide with 10 domestic subsidiaries and 26 overseas sales and manufacturing subsidiaries.
Topcon Medical Systems, Inc. – Oakland, New Jersey
Topcon’s Eye Care division offers a full line of innovative diagnostic equipment and software solutions for the refractive, retinal and surgical specialties. Topcon utilizes the latest cutting-edge technology to develop products that aid in the detection and treatment of a variety of eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract, and macular degeneration.
All Topcon products are manufactured with utmost precision and developed with the goal of helping to preserve and restore vision. Topcon’s unique product line, which includes retinal cameras, slit lamps, optical coherence tomography (OCT), and digital imaging systems, comprises the largest selection of precision optical equipment from any one manufacturer.
Our Connecting Visions™ initiative seeks to provide product integration through an all-inclusive networking solution. The Synergy Ophthalmic Data Management System provides the doctor with a state of the art web-based tool to capture, store and share images securely, as well as integrate with many EMR systems.
Topcon Medical continually strives for excellence in product development, manufacturing, and support services.
Topcon Medical Laser Systems, Inc. – Livermore, California
Topcon Medical Laser Systems (TMLS) is a medical device company dedicated to working with ophthalmologists to evolve standards of care which provide significant benefits to both physicians and patients.
Located in Santa Clara, California the company was founded in January 2004 to develop a radically new technology for the treatment of ocular disease. Initially developed at Stanford University, and exclusively licensed to TMLS, the PASCAL® Method of Photocoagulation is used to treat a variety of retinal conditions including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and retinal vascular occlusive disease. The PASCAL Photocoagulator provides significantly improved performance for the physician and an enhanced therapeutic experience for the patient.
The TMLS team is composed of seasoned professionals with experience in the design, development, production, marketing, and sales of medical laser devices. TMLS is assisted by a Medical Advisory Board composed of thought leaders in retinal disease treatment. The company received FDA clearance for its PASCAL Photocoagulator device in 2005 and secured funding from Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers and Alloy Venture Partners in the same year.