BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NovaVision, Inc. today announced that the medical device company will be featured at the 17th annual Florida Venture Capital Conference (January 29 - 30, 2008) at the Renaissance Vinoy in St. Petersburg, Florida. During the conference Navroze Mehta, president and chief executive officer of NovaVision, will present to an audience of more than 200 venture capitalists, investment bankers, financial intermediaries and entrepreneurs.
"We are honored to be one of the only South Florida-based medical device companies selected to present at this prestigious conference," commented Mehta.
The conference is sponsored by the Florida Venture Forum, Florida's largest support group for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. To date, the conference has attracted more than $1.5 billion of venture capital to Florida-based companies.
About NovaVision, Inc.
NovaVision, Inc., headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., develops and provides scientifically based, innovative medical devices and comprehensive solutions to restore the vision of patients with neurological visual impairments. Nova Vision's FDA-cleared medical device, NovaVision VRT(R) Vision Restoration Therapy is based on neuroplasticity -- the brain's ability to adapt and form new connections to compensate for injury. NovaVision diagnostic testing maps areas where vision may be improved, and therapy targets and stimulates regions within the brain's vision-processing areas.
VRT is based on more than 10 years of research with clinical studies published in leading journals including Nature Medicine, Neurology, and The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. Data from a recent retrospective study identified that more than 70 percent of patients who underwent VRT for an initial six-month treatment period showed measurable improvements in their vision.
More than 1,000 patients have been treated with VRT and clinical results are positive. VRT is currently offered at more than 45 leading neurological, eye and rehabilitation centers nationwide. For more information and a list of centers offering VRT, please visit http://www.novavision.com or call 888.205.0800.
About the Florida Venture Forum, Inc.
The Florida Venture Forum, Inc. is Florida's oldest, largest and most prestigious statewide support group for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneurial networking group, the Florida Venture Forum educates entrepreneurs and assists them in identifying sources of venture capital. For a specific calendar of events and presenters at the Florida Venture Capitalist Conference visit http://www.flvencap.org
|SOURCE NovaVision, Inc.|
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