The Quantel Group from France founded Quantel Medical in 1993. It was formed as a subsidiary to offer innovative solutions in ophthalmology, from ocular diagnosis to laser treatment. Quantel Medical is headquartered in Cournon d’Auvergne on the outskirts of Clermont-Ferrand, a region known for technologically advanced companies. The company manufactures and markets a full range of ultrasound and laser products designed for ophthalmology including the new addition of a Dry Eye product. Being a pioneer in the development of medical technologies, Quantel Medical has become the leader in both ocular ultrasound and laser photocoagulation.