Bright Optical Brings Prokera Corneal Bandages to Canada
Bio-Tissue, Inc., a business unit of TissueTech, Inc., announced a strategic agreement with Bright Opticalto help bring its PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage devices to the Canadian eye care professional’s market.
Eye doctors around the world use PROKERA biologic corneal bandage devices for use in healing and treating corneal involved dry eye, keratitis, recurrent corneal erosions and other ocular surface diseases. The PROKERA products – PROKERA Slim, the original PROKERA, and PROKERA Plus – are the only therapeutic devices cleared by Health Canada that simultaneously reduce inflammation and promote regenerative healing of the ocular surface.
Paul Salsberg, President of Bright Optical said, “Bright Optical is pleased to build upon our successful relationship with Bio-Tissue, and help to bring PROKERA to Canadian eye care professionals. Bio-Tissue took great steps in bringing this product to the Canadian market and gaining Health Canada approval, which is significant in enabling our company to begin promoting the sale of PROKERA in Canada. We are very excited about the opportunity this provides to eye care professionals and patients throughout Canada for the treatment of ocular surface disease.”
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