- about us
Katena Products, Inc., headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, is an innovation-driven, medical technology company serving the eye care community. Founded in 1975 as a premier provider of ophthalmic instruments for surgical and in-office applications, Katena has maintained its quality standards while expanding its product portfolio to include biologics, diagnostic lenses, punctum plugs, and devices for glaucoma and corneal surgery.
Our Mission is to create clinical and economic value by applying research, design, manufacture, sale and service of ophthalmic instruments, biologics, and devices to maintain or restore sight.
Katena was founded in 1975 by Kate Tiedemann with the realized mission of producing the finest quality surgical instruments serving the eye care industry. The company thrived under Ms. Tiedemann's leadership, expanding its capabilities and reach through a network of sales representation in the United States. Katena gained global recognition through its distribution network, and reaches over 110 countries today. Ms. Tiedemann continued to lead Katena until her retirement in 2009, an extraordinary 34-year history of success. Today, Katena Products Inc. has expanded outside its core instrument business to include biologics, diagnostic lenses, punctal plugs and more, while keeping within its mission to serve both surgeon and patient in advancing ocular health and ophthalmic surgical outcomes.
Katena is world renowned for producing instruments of
consistently excellent quality that have become the
industry standard. We develop innovative instruments for
new surgical techniques and advances in the field of
ophthalmology under the Katena brand name
Katena provides the following ophthalmic biologics
under these brands:
AmbioDisk and AmbioSurg: Dehydrated amniotic membrane to support
the treatment of ocular surface disease and defects. These brands are
the market leader in dehydrated products in this space
Tutoplast: Tutoplast-processed patch
allografts designed to assist the surgeon
during glaucoma drainage device surgery
and oculoplastic procedures. Tutoplast is
recognized as the brand leader in this
Katena introduces a disruptive new technology to this traditional product category – Cost-effective single use lenses for the operating room that provide exceptional views while limiting the risk of disease transmission. Reusable lenses for the clinic utilizing new materials and manufacturing processes that provide exceptional visualization and reduced costs.
Katena provides the following ophthalmic devices under these brands:
Barron: Single use corneal trephines and punches for use. Barron
represents the finest quality devices for keratoplasty procedures.
EagleVision: Punctum plugs, flow controllers,
and other products to treat dry eye disease.
EagleVision is the leading brand in this
Molteno: Glaucoma drainage devices.
Molteno is a recognized innovator in the
glaucoma implant segment.