SCHWIND Company

Pioneering innovation through rigorous focus

SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions is the world eye laser technology leader for refractive and therapeutic corneal surgery. We develop, produce and market a comprehensive product portfolio for the treatment of vision defects and corneal diseases. This includes the innovative AMARIS excimer laser systems, diagnostic systems, and treatment planning tools for a uniquely wide scope of applications.

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Clear focus

SCHWIND is not a jack of all trades. Nor do we want to be. After all, real performance only comes when you focus on one goal. Our goal is to give the eye surgeon the best possible tools to work with, so that patients can enjoy better vision and quality of life. A long list of superlatives in the precision, safety, speed, and ease of use of our solutions proves the viability of this approach.

We cultivate a culture of innovation. In research and development, our highly motivated, experienced team of software and hardware developers and biomedical engineers keep SCHWIND at the forefront of technology. We work closely with our users to ensure the practicality of our developments. This has enabled to us to repeatedly redefine the state of the art with completely new solutions.

Pioneering developments

Founded in 1958, SCHWIND advanced from a diagnostics supplier to an eye laser specialist, and in 1992 the first vision correction operation with a SCHWIND laser took place. Since that time, the company has launched many pioneering developments. Among the first were the passive eye tracker, online pachymetry as a safety factor, and the corneal wavefront technique for custom treatment.

The pacesetter

At its introduction in 2007, the SCHWIND AMARIS excimer laser quickly established itself as the market pacesetter, and it has been continuously refined since then. Its world-beating technology offers pulse rates up to 1050 hertz and eyetracking that actively compensates for eye movement in up to seven dimensions of space and time. SCHWIND is also a pioneer in treatment methods with its touch-free SmartSurfACE technology, PresbyMAX planning tool for presbyopia treatment, and KPL function for planning and performing corneal transplants.

Innovative strength

“Technological innovation at the highest level, German engineering and build quality, intensive application and technical after-sales support, flexible response to individual customer needs, and being part of the ‘SCHWIND Family’ are benefits our users appreciate,” says CEO Rolf Schwind. SCHWIND has won five national and international awards for its innovations.

A family company headquartered in Kleinostheim, Germany, SCHWIND employs 130 people. Highly regarded eye surgeons in ophthalmology clinics and hospitals, laser centres, and university hospitals in over 100 countries work with SCHWIND products.

SCHWIND Management

SCHWIND stands for fast decision-making processes, flexible solutions and  personal customer relationships.

Rolf Schwind

CEO

Domenic von Planta

COO

Erich Grünewald

CFO

Michael Fichtner

Head of Sales

Thomas Magnago

Head of Customer Support

Antje Splittdorf

Head of Marketing & Communcations

Thomas Wendler

Head of Research & Development

SCHWIND works with selected distribution partners in over 100 countries. You can find your distributor here.

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