New Mani Knives

The best-selling 15degree microknife is now available with markings that allow perfect 1.0mm or 1.2mm width incisions to be made. Also now available are new variations on the  long-established Mani slit knife range. These new models feature … Continued

Altomed bring you OphthaFutur now!

Altomed are very happy to be appointed as exclusive UK distributors for the new Ophthafutur brand of VR oils, fluids and gases. The products are produced by long-established manufacturer Pharmpur, in a ‘state of the art’ facility … Continued

Malyugin 2.0 now available

The recently developed 2nd generation Malyugin Ring from MST, gives you more choices when managing pupil size. The Malyugin 2.0, which will be available alongside the first version, allows Malyugin use during 2mm incision procedures as well as giving more working … Continued

Altomed sponsor local team

Local junior football team Felling Magpies Under-12’s Blacks have received kit sponsorship from Altomed. Altomed technician Stephen Richardson is a coach with Felling Magpies, who are based near Gateshead. We are happy to help the team, by … Continued

Alan Wilson. 30 years at Altomed

Summer 2016 marks the 30th year of continuous service to Altomed Ltd by Alan Wilson Alan has served not only Altomed but also, countless ophthalmic professionals. Alan is often the first port of call when ophthalmic theatre … Continued

New Katalyst arrivals

Katalyst Surgical, the specialist developer and manufacturer of VR instrumentation, have expanded their product range. Laser Probes, single-use forceps and scissors, plus backflush flute-handles and membrane polishers are now all available from the UK dealer, Altomed. The … Continued

40 years of Altomed

It’s now 40 years since the founding of Altomed Ltd. While still a young company, based in the Newcastle upon Tyne area, Altomed chose ophthalmology as its path. The company began literally in a spare bedroom. Personal … Continued

Malhotra Platinum Segments

Leading oculoplastic surgeon Raman Malhotra and Altomed have developed a new product for the surgical treatment of Lagophthalmos. The Malhotra Platinum Segments are individual weights that can be implanted into the eyelid in various combinations to achieve … Continued

New Q-Rinse

Formerly called the QuickRinse, the Q-Rinse is now manufactured in the UK by Altomed. Over the years it has become an invaluable device both in the ophthalmic theatre and CSSD department. It replaces manual flushing, of lumened … Continued

Allegro. A great tip from MST

The Allegro is a silicone encapsulated coaxial I/A that not only makes cortex clean-up safer, but delivers great sub-incisional access. Wound entry is smooth, due to the unique polished silicone outer surface. The tip can also be … Continued