CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 SynergEyes, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of the Duette and UltraHealth families of contact lenses, has raised $12 million to accelerate expansion of its contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular corneas. The funding also will facilitate SynergEyes’ strategic acquisitions in the field of specialty contact lenses.
“As the contact lens industry increasingly focuses on commodity products, SynergEyes stands out by offering technological innovations that help independent eye care professionals differentiate their practices,” said SynergEyes President and CEO Jim Kirchner, O.D. “This significant round of funding provides us with additional resources to develop new products and seek new partners while maintaining our position as a company focused on innovative contact lens technology.”
SynergEyes, the leading high technology contact lens company for the independent eye care professional manufactures and markets the Duette family of contact lenses for astigmatic patients, including presbyopes, seeking exceptional vision. The Duette family includes Duette® HD and Duette® Progressive, which are fit empirically. SynergEyes is also a world leader in the contact lens market for irregular corneas with its UltraHealth® lens that promotes eye health while providing superior vision and all-day comfort. The SynergEyes portfolio also includes ClearKone®, SynergEyes® A, MF, KC, and PS. More information is available at synergeyes.com.