CDT takes new name of LightLab

July 5, 2000

Coherent Diagnostic Technology, a developer of optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for medical imaging applications, is changing its name to LightLab Imaging. Paul Magnin, president and CEO of LightLab, said his company predicts that light will

Coherent Diagnostic Technology, a developer of optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for medical imaging applications, is changing its name to LightLab Imaging. Paul Magnin, president and CEO of LightLab, said his company predicts that light will have an important role in imaging and medicine, and the new name better captures this movement.

Systems using OCT have already been deployed for use in ophthalmic applications (SCAN 9/1/99). The FDA is reviewing several LightLab Imaging products using OCT for market clearance. In addition, the company has products in the pipeline that it will submit to the FDA in the near future, according to a company spokesperson.