Bausch + Lomb has signed a global licensing agreement with UK-based UltraVision CLPL, to market and sell KeraSoft soft contact lenses gloablly, through the network of Bausch + Lomb lab channel partners.
Under the agreement, Bausch + Lomb acquired the KeraSoft trademark, whose patented technology allows for custom-made contact lenses for irregular corneas and keratoconus.
Bausch + Lomb and UltraVision plan to increase the number of patients who are able to benefit from customized KeraSoft contact lenses through its distribution channels.
UltraVision CLPL Group president and CEO Keith Lomas said they are delighted that Bausch + Lomb will be making KeraSoft contact lenses available around the world, through its lab channel partners.
"As more people are introduced to KeraSoft lenses by Bausch + Lomb, UltraVision CLPL will continue to serve its existing customers and maintain its core focus on research, development and licensing of advanced contact lens designs and technologies," Lomas said.