SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions is one of the technology leaders for eye lasers 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 sophisticated SCHWIND AMARIS excimer laser product family, SCHWIND ATOS femtosecond laser, diagnostic systems, and treatment planning tools for a uniquely wide scope of applications.
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 benefits 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 ensures the future success of SCHWIND technologies. 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.
30 years SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions
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.
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. With pulse rates up to 1050 hertz and eyetracking that actively compensates for eye movement in up to seven dimensions of space and time, it ranks among the leading technologies. 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.
“Technological innovation at a high 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 the users appreciate. "Together with the SCHWIND user family, we want to make a major contribution to laser treatment becoming the first choice for correcting refractive errors", says CEO Domenic von Planta.
A family company headquartered in Kleinostheim, Germany, SCHWIND employs 170 people. Highly regarded eye surgeons in ophthalmology clinics and hospitals, laser centres, and university hospitals in over 100 countries work with SCHWIND products.
SCHWIND stands for fast decision-making processes, flexible solutions and personal customer relationships.
Domenic von Planta
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Customer Officer
Chief Financial Officer