September 19, 2008

Synergetics USA, Inc. To Appear at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG), a leading microsurgery company that designs, manufactures and markets medical devices for use primarily in ophthalmic surgery and neurosurgery, announced today that the company will be participating in the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons ("CNS Annual Meeting") being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from September 20-25, 2008. Multiple members of the Synergetics management team will be on hand at the company's exhibitor booth #1133 including: Chief Financial Officer Pamela G. Boone, Chief Operating Officer Kurt Gampp, Chief Scientific Officer Jerry Malis, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing Dave Dallam, and Chairman of Board Robert H. Dick.

The purpose of the CNS Annual Meeting is to provide continuing medical education for practicing neurosurgeons, neurosurgical residents in training, and postgraduate neurosurgical fellows, as well as allied health professionals including nurses, physician assistants and clinical specialists. Synergetics will have their latest cutting edge technology and innovations on display including the following products:

-- The OMNI(R), the first ultrasonic aspirator offering in-situ bone emulsification and enhanced soft tissue/tumor capabilities.

-- Spetzler(R) TruMicro instruments, single-shafted, rotatable scissors, dissectors, and tying instruments for maximized visualization in minimal surgical environments.

-- Malis(R) bipolar generators and irrigation modules with innovative accessories, including the Spetzler(R) Malis(R) Nonstick Disposable Illuminated Bipolar Forceps.

"The CNS Annual Meeting represents the ideal venue for Synergetics to showcase our premiere product line," stated Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dave Dallam. "This is a tremendous opportunity to display our proven devices and pioneering technology to the current and future leaders of neurosurgery. We are confident that these highly informed and experienced meeting attendees will share our excitement over what Synergetics has to offer."

About Synergetics USA, Inc.

Synergetics USA is a leading medical device company focused on progressing the standard of care for microsurgeons and their patients by seeking to improve surgical patient outcomes through the delivery of innovative improvements in quality, delivery and cost. The Company focuses on the vitreoretinal, neurosurgery and ear, nose and throat surgery markets. The distribution channels include a combination of direct and independent sales organizations, and important strategic alliances with market leaders.

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