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Industry Leader in Opthalmic Treatment Selects Paragon Innovations to Design New Opthalmic Laser Photocoagulation Systems


A leading supplier of opthalmic surgical instruments was able to refine product requirements and ensure that their next generation product would establish a new standard of care for photocoagulation systems

Challenge

A leader in opthalmic treatment was ready to raise the bar for opthamilic laser photocoagulation systems. Some of the market leading improvements they wanted to make included:

  • faster setup times
  • support for more procedures from a single system
  • Ethernet control of remotely located lasers
  • reduced size and weight
  • state of the art touch screen graphic user interface

The first step in accomplishing this goal was to create a platform that would allow designers, clinicians, and marketing to evaluate user interface operation and interaction with external devices.

Solution

The first step in accomplishing this goal was to create a platform that would allow designers, clinicians, and marketing to evaluate user interface operation and interaction with external devices.

Result

Paragon provided many improvements to the user interface that will improve initial sales. In addition, the customer’s time to market was substantially reduced.

  • Delivered the project on budget
  • Provided complete hardware and software documentation, including IP rights
  • Designed a highly configurable system that allowed direct reuse of software in production design, reducing total development cost
  • Received early feedback from clinicians and marketing allowed significant design improvements for minimum cost
  • Completed the project rapidly which improved the new product roll out schedule
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