Optelec established its first foreign office 25 years ago, in 1989 in Schwalmstadt, Germany. To celebrate this occasion, the staff of the German office organized a special Open Door Day on July 27th. On this day, people were able to visit the office and participate in various interesting programs.
The Optelec team.
On the photos included below, you can get an impression of the event.
Visitors could try out all the Optelec products from the optical magnifiers to the advanced electronic video magnifiers.
Ophthalmologist, Dr. A. Heinrich gave a presentation on Age-related Macular Degeneration, an eye condition that mostly effects people above the age of 60. Dr. Heinrich gave tips on how to reduce the risk of AMD and how to slow its progress.
Optician, A. Oske explained more on the available solutions to increase the contract for better visibility. A high contrast can be a key factor for people with low vision to see better.
In several rooms, products from the last 25 years were exhibited so visitors could see how the low vision aids developed.
Outside there was a bar, music and more activities to ensure that everyone enjoyes this special day.