2000 – Christos Papanikolaou ,Optician Meister founded an optical wholesale company called “ OPTO”, which very soon became one of the best addresses for economy optical frames and sunglasses in Greek Market.
In the next 4 years OPTO has created and network with more than 250 permanent optical stores as clients and the economy oriented concept allowed the family-owned company to penetrate step by step all the markets around Greece.
2001 - Being a family company, it transforms into “OPTO” and becomes authorized dealer of foreign producers in ophthalmology and optical equipment.
2002 - We developed our field of operation to wholesale trade of optical and ophthalmological Instruments. We distributed and supplies technical support for all the instruments with 3 technicians of medical devices in all 5 countries were we are activating.
2003 - OptoTechnika is the 1st daughter company which started 2003 providing with optical and ophthalmologic instruments for all the opticians and doctors in hospital and private clinics.
2004 - The company becomes “OPTO HELLAS O.E” and spreads its cooperation’s outside of Greece by setting alliances with medical companies (sub-distributors) in the countries its activating. OPTO as authorized dealer of branded ophthalmology instruments is expanding the sales network and sales forces in every country.
2006 - OPTO is recruiting sales forces from the IOL sector and we developed our field of operation to wholesale trade of Intraocular Lenses and Surgical Consumables for the OP-Room in Ophthalmology.
2008 - OptoMedical is established as the 2nd daughter company which is starting providing IOLS , surgical Instruments and consumables all the State Hospitals , participates in State Tenders and cooperating in all the countries where we are activating with private clinics and Surgeons. In the next 2 years OPTO is becoming one of the main suppliers from Greek Hospitals.
2009 - The company sets the cornerstone for the new field of Plastic Surgery and Orthopedics.
2011 - The company moved to the new premises and we establish a quality management system that is in conformance with the international standard EN ISO 9001:2008 and the Ministerial Decision DY8/1348/04.
2012 – OPTO HELLAS organizes a fully operational pharmaceutical network with ophthalmology, orthopedic and dermatology products.
2013 – OPTO HELLAS expands its sales network in Greece and Cyprus.
2014 – OPTO HELLAS successfully launches range of orthopedic products in the medical market and claims the title of the official representative of worldwide companies, at categories such as in ophthalmological and dermatological products.
2015 – OPTO HELLAS expanses with new office in Athens.
What we do:
Throughout the past years, "OPTO HELLAS" has formed close relations with a large number of medical companies with specialty in Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Orthopedics. This way we are able to provide a wide range of products that differ. Furthermore, our supplies include pharmaceutical and medical equipment as well as hospital consumables and instruments.
We provide various supplies and equipment for The Ministry of Health, Public and Private Hospitals, family offices, Public or Private Clinics, Pharmacies, Private Laboratories and Diagnostic Centers; in Athens , Thessaloniki ,Tirana, Skopje, Larnaca, Pristina, Mitrovica.
OPTO has experience of outstanding marketing sales and offers its partners a full range of service:
- Promotion and Marketing
- Maintenance and Installation
- Organizing of trainings, workshops, exhibitions of goods, etc.