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STAAR Surgical Receives Japanese Clearance for the KS-Ni Preloaded IOL Injector System

MONROVIA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced the approval of the KS-Ni Preloaded Silicone Intraocular Lens (IOL) injector system by Japanese re...

Premium Lens Boot Camp™ Helps Refractive Surgeons Grow Their Premium IOL Practice

Premium Lens Boot Camp™ - a first-of-its-kind training program to help refractive & cataract surgeons grow their accommodating/multi-focal lens business - has announced that its first boot camp session will be held on June 5th in Chicago at the O'Hare Marriott. ...

Bausch & Lomb, Santen Strike Licensing Agreement for IOL Development

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb, the global eye health company, has entered into a licensing agreement with Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., for the development of certain intraocular lens (IOL) materials. Under the terms of the agreement, Bausch & Lomb has...

STAAR Surgical's Collamer(R) IOL and Elastimide(R) IOL Each Recognized with New Technology Intraocular Lens Classification

MONROVIA, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has designated two of STAAR's new asp...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

...ocular Lens (IOL) Highlights Global iol sales were $8.5 million versus $8.7 million in the...percent during the first half of the year. Global iol units increased sequentially 7.5% in the second quarter International iol sales were $6.2 million versus $6.4 million in the...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

...es, the challenge of managing our foreign subsidiaries, the risk that sales of our newly introduced products may not restore profitability to our U.S. iol product line, our ability to overcome negative publicity resulting from warning letters and other correspondence from the FDA Office of Compliance and...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

...es, the challenge of managing our foreign subsidiaries, the risk that sales of our newly introduced products may not restore profitability to our U.S. iol product line, our ability to overcome negative publicity resulting from warning letters and other correspondence from the FDA Office of Compliance and...

Bausch & Lomb Receives Approval of Crystalens HD in Quarter Diopter Steps

...fornia and is in private practice at Harvard Eye Associates in Laguna Hills, California. "If I were a patient having cataract surgery, I would want an iol that projects 100% of available light to a single point of focus in the eye, and also provides a broad range of distance, intermediate and near vision...

Richard A. Meier Appointed to STAAR Surgical Board of Directors

...es, the challenge of managing our foreign subsidiaries, the risk that sales of our newly introduced products may not restore profitability to our U.S. iol product line, our ability to resolve FDA concerns over the clinical study for the Toric ICL and to overcome negative publicity resulting from warning ...

STAAR Surgical Completes Common Stock Offering

...es, the challenge of managing our foreign subsidiaries, the risk that sales of our newly introduced products may not restore profitability to our U.S. iol product line, our ability to resolve FDA concerns over the clinical study for the Toric ICL and to overcome negative publicity resulting from warning ...

I-Therapeutix Announces First Commercial Use of I-ZIP(R) Adherent Ocular Bandage for Clear Corneal Cataract Incisions

...rent Ocular Bandage. All phacoemulsification cataract surgeries were performed under topical anesthesia by Mr. Packard. Patients received a foldable iol with wound-assisted implantation through a 2.2 mm clear corneal incision. No stromal hydration or sutures were used prior to application of the I-ZIP...

STAAR Surgical Reports 14% Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth

... "We also continued to make progress with our iol product line sales during the fourth quarter," Mr. Caldwell continued. "While total iol sales increased 47% due to the strong contribution from Japan, our U.S. iol sales decreased by only five percent as compared t...

Alcon Sponsors Online Educational Initiative for Patients Considering Cataract Surgery

...rmational website to help patients have better discussions with their eye care professionals, and increase their understanding of cataract surgery and iol options prior to surgery," said Steve Speares, vice president, global cataract marketing. "CataractSurgery.com will help cataract patients ...

STAAR Surgical Reports 33% Third Quarter Revenue Growth

...s continue to improve -- Seven-point plan to restore profitability to U.S. iol business on track STAAR Japan Highlights -- Sales were $2.9 million fo...d to realize product development goals to improve profitability of our U.S. iol product line, our ability to address FDA concerns over the clinical study f...

Crystalens HD(TM) Receives FDA Approval

...cated that patients and surgeons alike are asking for a truly accommodating iol as their choice of lens. With these results, where patients reported gettin...California. "If I were a patient having cataract surgery, I would want an iol that projects a single point of focus and also provides a broad range of di...

STAAR Surgical Reports Solid First Quarter Progress

...n complications of the LASIK refractive surgery iol Highlights -- Global cataract sales increased ... -- Strategic roadmap developed to return U.S. iol product line to profitability -- Obtain...or Afinity Collamer(R) Aspheric Three-Piece iol -- Submitted NTIOL application to CMS for STAA...

STAAR Surgical Plans Major Presence at ASCRS

...to the current requirement of a 2.8 mm to 3.0 mm incision, and capitalizing on the recent NTIOL designation for the Afinity Collamer Aspheric foldable iol Model CQ2015A. It should be a very active and productive conference for STAAR Surgical," added Mr. Caldwell. In addition to the certification course...

STAAR Surgical Completes $5M Debt Financing for Purchase of Japanese Joint Venture

...f our innovative proprietary products and technology, including the Visian ICL(TM), our Collamer(R) lens material and Collamer IOLs, and the preloaded iol injector, and will allow us to market our cataract products directly into the large and growing Japanese market. Though the successful integration of ...

STAAR Surgical Reports Third Quarter Results

... work with STAAR. This newly aligned team's focus on driving cataract sales growth in the U.S. will be critical as we near the launches of several new iol product and injection systems throughout the remainder of 2007 and into 2008. They will also be in a position to capitalize on higher reimbursement ra...

STAAR Surgical to Purchase Canon's Interest in Japanese Joint Venture

...ery. Canon Staar is also currently seeking approval from the Japanese regulatory authorities to market in Japan STAAR's Visian(R) ICL(TM), Collamer(R) iol and AquaFlow(R) Device. Canon Staar recorded worldwide sales of $10.4 million in fiscal year 2006. At closing STAAR Japan will take over the intraocu...
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