Excel Lasers Limited is a leading specialist supplier of medical laser products, services and technical support to the NHS, private hospitals, dentists and veterinarians.
The company was founded in 2012 by former Diomed engineers, who were responsible for the design and development of the Diomed D-series, Delta and AngioDynamics’ VenaCure laser systems, plus their associated optical fibres and sterile procedure kits.
Excel Laser philosophy is based on open long-term relationships with our customers. We aim to be approachable, flexible and committed to meeting your requirements. We want to earn our clients’ trust, so that our on-going business is based on common goals that benefit everyone. Our commitment is to provide you with the best possible service, keeping you informed of progress and delivering on our promises.
Meet the Team
The owners of Excel Lasers have great experience of laser systems and more besides. Here we are:
Andy Howe has been managing the development and manufacture of medical devices since 2000, with his core skills being in electronic engineering. He project managed the development of medical laser systems at Diomed and AngioDynamics as New Product Development Manager and also latterly had responsibility for production as Director of Operations and Engineering. His prior experience includes defence electronics at Marconi and high-end audio products at Arcam and TAG McLaren Audio.
Steve Hayden is a mechanical engineer and has worked in medical devices since 2000, with Diomed and AngioDynamics. As well as the design of capital equipment, involving product definition, conceptual design and internal detailing, he has considerable expertise in the development and packaging of sterile disposables. Previous experience includes communication equipment, mainframe peripherals, electric vehicles and high-end audio products.
David Flood has worked with optics and lasers for over thirty years and was responsible for developing the optical systems in AngioDynamics’ laser products. Previously he worked in the contact lens industry, becoming fully qualified in their manufacture, responsible for commissioning capital equipment and working with ophthalmic practitioners throughout Europe. David is a laser safety specialist and has set up and run production systems for laser optics and medical-grade fibre optics.