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  • Johnson and Johnson Completes Acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics

    Johnson & Johnson Completes Acquisition of Abbott Medical OpticsJohnson & Johnson Vision will reach more patients globally with expansion into cataract surgeryNEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, February 27, 2017 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics (AMO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abbott. The all-cash $4.325 billion acquisition was originally announced Sept. 16, 2016, and includes ophthalmic products in three areas of...  Read More...

  • Precision Eye Group Drops Storz Instrument Line

    After Over 25 Years Representing Storz Instruments, Precision Group Moves to Rhein Medical.Precision Eye Group (Precision Lens Distribution and Precision Eye Services) announced that effective 2017, they have moved all sales and distribution activity in ophthalmology micro-instrumentation from Storz to Rhein Medical. Combined, the Precision Group companies represent 200,000 cataract procedures annually and have represented Storz ophthalmology instrumentation in the Midwest regional market f...  Read More...

  • FDA Approves the Tecnis Symfony Intraocular Lens

    FDA Approves the Tecnis Symfony® Intraocular Lenses, the First and Only Extended Depth of Focus Lenses for People with Cataracts.On July 15th, 2016 Abbot announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Tecnis Symfony® Intraocular Lenses for the treatment of cataracts. In the communication released to the public, Eric D.   Read More...

  • Summer 2016 MN Bucket List

    In contrast to Minnesota winters where you come for the culture and stay because your car won’t start, Minnesota summers are so beautiful you don’t want to leave. It’s the land of 10,000 lakes and at least as many warm-weather, must-do activities. The months fly by, so to help kick start your summer bucket list, we have compiled a collection of some of our favorite things to do.  Read More...

  • Ophthalmic Innovations - Lasers

    The study of ophthalmology encompasses a wide range of specialties and an anatomically complex structure, each aspect of which has seen medical advances throughout the years. Although their use within the ophthalmic industr...  Read More...

  • Red Nose Day 2016

    "There is no greater insight into the future than recognizing: when we save our children, we save ourselves." -Margaret Mead Started in 1988 in the U.K., Red Nose Day is a global initiative to raise awareness and funds for children living in poverty. Due to socio-economic situations, many children live without access to some of the fundamental resources that help prepare them for success. Some of the challenges faced by millions of children every day include hunger, poverty, homelessness, a...  Read More...

  • Joe's Farewell Fandango

    This past Saturday we all gathered to celebrate the notable career of our long-time sales representative, Joe Elkjer.  The 'ho down' took place at an airplane hangar large enough to hold at least one football field. But with all of Joe's friends, family, and colleagues--a total group of about 120 people--there to wish him well, the space filled up and became an intimate atmosphere full of food, photos, and fun. Joe and his wife, Jenny, were the first ones out of their seats, moving and groo...  Read More...

  • Best Wishes & Happy Retirement to Joe Elkjer

        This week is a bittersweet one for us as we count down to the retirement of one of our most influential sales representatives, Joe Elkjer. We asked our team members what their favorite things are about Joe, or for what they will most remember him. The resounding theme in the responses was that his strong faith, kind demeanor, and endless patience will forever influence everyone he met throughout the years.   Read More...

  • 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Precision Lens Dogs

    Through the years, four dogs—Dakota, Gunner, Dude, and Ki—have played the role of Precision Lens’ mascot(s). We all know that they are loving and playful; but here are 25 things we may not know about them: 1. Dakota's original name was Brooke.   Read More...

  • The KAMRA™ Inlay Recieves FDA Approval

    AcuFocus, Inc., the global leader in corneal inlay technology announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved its groundbreaking product, the KAMRA inlay. The KAMRA inlay is indicated to improve the near vision by extending depth of focus in presbyopic patients who have major emmetropic refractions (+0.50 D to -0.75 D). This approval represents the first major advancement in the surgical correction of presbyopia in well over a decade.   Read More...

  • Precision Lens is now your one-stop-shop for all AMO cataract products!

    We are happy to announce that customers can now order all their AMO Phaco products through Precision Lens. This includes phaco tubing, tips, sleeves, phaco handpieces and many other accessories for the Whitestar Signature and Sovereign Compact systems. Please contact Dave Bjerke if you have any questions or would like a quote on phaco products.   Read More...

  • Beaver-Visitec International Announces Purchase of Endo Optiks

    Beaver-Visitec announced the purchase of Endo Optiks on September 2nd, 2014, a leader in the treatment of glaucoma and retinal diseases. “We are excited to bring the Endo Optiks technology and products to our customers as a part of the Beaver-Visitec offerings. For over 80 years, BVI has been known to offer a portfolio of premium performing products, all with a longstanding tradition of precision, innovation, and quality.   Read More...

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