Intraocular lens manufacturer Cutting Edge has acquired Dorset based distribution company Kestrel Ophthalmics.

Kestrel Ophthalmics has been supplying NHS and private practices with ophthalmic equipment for over 16 years.

‘We are delighted to be joining forces with Cutting Edge,’ said managing director Ian Ponsford. ‘Our companies share a strong consumer focus, and the combination of Cutting Edge’s IOL manufacturing and Kestrel Ophthalmics commercial strengths will help deliver a more comprehensive experience to UK surgeons and eye care professionals.’