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Alternative to LASIK Increases Momentum with U.S. Consumers
Date:7/14/2008

Ophthalmic Device Panel to make clearer the risks associated with LASIK procedures. The recent media attention to the complications of LASIK as reviewed by the Panel has led to more patients asking more questions about the procedure and more seriously considering alternative procedures like the Visian ICL."

Concurrently the Visian ICL has attained greater market visibility through key opinion leaders among refractive surgeons. This is in part led by an ongoing program initiated by STAAR Surgical to help a select but growing group of surgeons understand and more fully utilize the technology in their refractive practices.

The Visian ICL is inserted into the eye during a short out-patient surgical procedure which can be performed in a surgeon's office. Insertion requires an incision size about the size of the opening on a ballpoint pen versus an incision size of over one inch required for LASIK in order to create the flap opening in the eye. This flap created for LASIK may take as long as 24 months to seal back into place in contrast to the quick healing process of the very small Visian ICL incision. While LASIK or PRK procedures permanently change the shape of the eye by using a laser to remove tissue, the Visian ICL does not require any removal of tissue. Though designed to remain permanently in the eye, it has the advantage that it can be removed or replaced. Visian ICL patients reported a greater than 99 percent satisfaction rate in a five- year follow-up of participants in a clinical study submitted to the FDA.

The number of consumer visits on the visianinfo.com web site has more than doubled during the second quarter which has led to STAAR updating of the site to make it more consumer friendly and informative regarding the Visian ICL technology. Features of the newly renovated website include: a highly interactive home page which guides the viewer through the site, animated simulation of the benefits of High Definition Visian Vision, and new
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