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BVI® is refocusing the future of vision.

As one of the fastest-growing, diversified surgical ophthalmic businesses in the world, our purpose-built portfolio of trusted brands includes: Beaver® (Knives and Blades), Visitec® (Cannulas), Malosa® (Single-Use Instruments), Vitreq® (Vitreoretinal Surgical Products) and PhysIOL® (Premium IOLs), and spans more than 90 countries.

We’ve set our sights on touching the lives of millions of patients affected by conditions such as cataracts, refractive error, glaucoma, retinal disease, and dry eye. Unburdened by legacy or bureaucracy, we have developed our strategy around a simple concept – taking pride in delivering innovative solutions for our physicians and patients, based on their needs.

We trust and empower our associates to make decisions and solve problems because collaboration drives us. Valuing agility, simplicity, and transparency, we stay committed to listening to our customers, delivering for our patients, and keeping the future in focus.

Come to BVI...

Valuing Agility, Integrity, Accountability and Collective Intelligence, we have a culture of simplicity and speed. We believe in letting smart, ambitious people decide and do what is right for themselves, their team and their customers.

An opportunity not bureaucracy

Work with BVI...

BVI empowers each of us to make the right decision for our customers, and I’m committed to understand what’s important to you, so, tell me “What I can do for you today?”

A seamless customer experience

Invest in BVI...

We are one of the fastest growing, diversified surgical ophthalmic business in the world, with a purpose-built portfolio of surgical solutions for cataract, refractive, glaucoma, retina, and dry eye, and the portfolio continues to grow year over year

A platform built for growth

Our History

Rudolph Beaver started the company and develops first Beaver blades and handles


John Beaver became Company resident and developed Beaver Mini blades


Visitec manufacturing cannulas is founded


BD acquires BEAVER


BD acquires Visitec Inc


First Safety Ophthalmic knives


Single Use Instruments and OVD’s


First silicon ophthalmic knives


Beaver-Visitec International (BVI) was formed when RoundTable acquired and integrated ophthalmic units from BD, Medtronic and Aspen Surgical


BVI acquires Parasol from Odyssey Med


BVI acquires EndoOptiks


Beaver Visitec International (BVI) is acquired by TPG


BVI acquires PhysIOL and Optikon

BVI acquires Benz

BVI aquires Malosa Medical and Vitreq

BVI acquires Arcadoptha

BVI acquires Medical Mix

BVI aquires Malosa Medical and Vitreq

BVI acquires PhysIOL and Optikon

BVI acquires Arcadoptha

BVI acquires Benz

BVI acquires Medical Mix

Our Values


We build trust with stakeholders by doing what is right and keeping our promises

Collective Intelligence

We bring together different perspectives and areas of expertise to drive better ideas and outcomes


We deliver the very best in all we do, holding ourselves accountable for results


We change and adapt to succeed in a complex global market

Join our team

We, at BVI, are always seeking engaged, innovative, and talented professionals who are interested in growing their career within the ophthalmic industry.

We seek individuals who are looking to constantly learn, collaborate and advance eye health across the globe.