Zeiss Acquires Veracity Innovations, a Cataract Surgery Platform

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DUBLIN, Calif. and JENA, Germany—Zeiss has acquired Veracity Innovations, a medical software company in Temple, Texas. The purchase price was not disclosed.

Veracity Innovations was founded by ophthalmologists Kyle Smith, MD, Kerry Solomon, MD and Jeremiah Elliott. The company markets an intelligent, cloud-based platform for cataract surgical planning, management and analysis.

“Digital technology is fundamentally changing our world and has a major impact in health care,” said Ludwin Monz, PhD, president and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec. “Efficiently bringing together relevant information and making smart use of data in a secure way, along with artificial intelligence, is reshaping how medicine is practiced today, and is opening up new realms of possibility for advancing patient care.”

Dr. Solomon commented, “We are excited to join forces with the Zeiss team that includes leaders in innovation who have collaborated with doctors on developing and bringing to market so many groundbreaking medical technologies. Zeiss has the vision and the expertise to bring this technology to the next level and is set to revolutionize cataract surgery and extend this solution to transform other applications in ophthalmology and beyond.”