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Some of the major landmarks in Care Group’ journey so far…………

2012-2014

Introduced Acriol EC Toric. (2012)

Launched Acriol Preloaded and ATM. (2013)

Introduced EYEPCL – Implantable Phakic Contact Lens (2013)

Introduced EYEPCL Presbyopic (2014)

2007-2011

Best Employer Award to PTI by Govt. of India. (2007)

Through in house R & D developed material for hydrophobic IOLs. (2007)

Commenced R & D of Diffractive Multifocal lenses. (2008)

Ended Joint Venture agreement with Ocular Technologies , USA. (2008)

Implemented setting up of dedicated R & D facility. (2009)

Filed Patent Application globally for Refractive – Diffractive Lens. (2009)

Introduced first indigenously made Diffractive Multifocal lens for correction of Presbyopia. (2009)

Best Employer Award to Spectra Vision by Govt. of India. (2009)

CE Certification for hydrophobic Intraocular Lenses. (2010)

Filed Patent application for Hydrophobic material. ( 2010)

Become the first company in the world to manufactured molded. (2010)

Hydrophobic Micro Incision Lens. (2010)

Filed patent application of Hydrophobic material which cut down the glare and protect the retina from high energy radiation. (2010)

Filed the patent application for molded Diffractive multifocal lens and introduced the world’s first micro incision molded hydrophobic diffractive multifocal lens. (2011)

Increased production capacity of IOLs to 4.0 Mn. Pcs. per/ annum & countined our journy to became one of the leading player in the world for treating preventable blindenss. (2011)

2002-2006

Started Polymer Technologies International (E.O.U) at Dabhasa, Padra. (2002)

A modern factory spread over 35000 Sq. ft.area. (2002)

Capacity increased to 1.5 Mn. IOLs per annum. (2002)

ISO 9001:2000 Certification for PTI. (2003)

Contacare Ophthalmics & Diagnostics (100% EOU) started at Dabhasha (2004)

ISO 9001:2000 & CE Certification for C.O.D. (2004)

Increased production capacity of IOLs to 2.5 Mn. Pcs. per/ annum-became one of the leading player in the world for treating preventable blindenss. (2005)

Started a Joint Venture with a leading company in China. (2005)

Commenced R & D of molded Hydrophobic lenses (2006)

1997-2001

Our in house R&D developed technology for India’s first Foldable Hydrophilic Acrylic Intraocular Lens. (1997)

Developed Marketing Network throughout India Increased IOL capacity to 1 Mn. Pcs. (1998)

US FDA approval for sale of ophthalmic diagnostic strips in U.S.A. (1999)

ISO certification for manufacturing Intra Ocular Lenses. (2000)

ISO and CE certification for manufacturing Diagnostic Strips. (2000)

1992-1996

Technical collaboration with Ocular Technologies, USA. (1992)

Started manufacturing Single piece Intraocular Lenses. (1993)

Started manufacturing Ophthalmic Diagnostic Strips. (1994)

Started Polymer Division. (1995)

Increased IOL capacity to 200,000 Pcs/Annum- Helped to increase the IOL implantation to treat preventable blindness & also de creased the dependence on imported products. (1996)

1987-1991

Care Group started manufacturing contact lenses & accessories. (1987)