STAAR Surgical Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Results Release Date and Conference Call

February 15, 2011

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA) today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010 on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss the Company’s fourth quarter results and recent corporate developments. The dial-in number for the conference call is 800-762-8795 for domestic participants and 480-629-9773 for international participants.

A taped replay of the conference call will also be available beginning approximately one hour after the call’s conclusion and will be available for seven days. This replay can be accessed by dialing 800-406-7325 for domestic callers and 303-590-3030 for international callers, both using passcode 4411951#. To access the live webcast of the call, go to STAAR’s website at www.staar.com. An archived webcast will also be available at www.staar.com.

About STAAR Surgical

STAAR, which has been dedicated solely to ophthalmic surgery for over 25 years, designs, develops, manufactures and markets implantable lenses for the eye. All of these lenses are foldable, which permits the surgeon to insert them through a small incision. A lens used to replace the natural lens after cataract surgery is called an intraocular lens or “IOL.” A lens used in refractive surgery as an alternative to LASIK is called an Implantable Collamer(R) Lens or “ICL.” Over 200,000 Visian ICLs have been implanted to date; to learn more about the ICL go to: www.visianinfo.com. STAAR has approximately 300 full time employees and markets lenses in approximately 50 countries. Headquartered in Monrovia, CA, it manufactures in the following locations: Nidau, Switzerland; Ichikawa City, Japan; Aliso Viejo, CA; and Monrovia, CA. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at: http://www.staar.com/ or call 626-303-7902.

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