Press release: OPHTEC and VSA join forces in Argentina


June 2019, Groningen, The Netherlands. OPHTEC BV and VSA (Argentina) announced that they have signed a partnership agreement on June 1st 2019. VSA will commercialize OPHTEC’s products in Argentina. It includes the Precizon™ IOLs and the Artisan® and Artiflex® line of Iris Fixated Intraocular.

Teresa Filhó, OPHTEC’s Export Manager said on a press release:  “OPHTEC has a passion for vision and we look forward to continuing serving the Argentinian market and to introduce the Precizon ™ series of cataract lenses”

Mauro Alvarez, sales director at VSA continued: "I am proud to introduce this new alliance between VSA Alta Complejidad and OPHTEC in Argentina. It is undoubtedly a great opportunity to work with such a prestigious company as OPHTEC, which has remained true to its own ideas during its 35 years, always avant-garde concepts and products for the most demanding ophthalmologists "

For additional information contact OPHTEC by email at

OPHTEC was founded in 1983 by Mrs Anneke Worst-van Dam and her husband, ophthalmologist prof. Jan Worst (1925 - 2015). Jan Worst’s inventions, such as the Artisan lens have changed ophthalmology forever. Today it is the company’s Vision to design, produce and market clinically innovative ophthalmic products for patients and doctors, with a focus on perfection.

About VSA Alta Complejidad

VSA, a local company in Argentina founded in 2002, has developed a very specialized skill while importing and representing a few of the most important ophthalmic brands in the world. Through the years the company has also learned to turn customer into good friends for a long time.  

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