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2011-04-28 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced CE Mark approval for its nanoFLEX(TM) Collamer® Single Piece IOL which can be injected through a 2.2 mm incision with the nanoPOINT(TM) Injector System. The nanoFLEX IOL incorporates the Company's proprietary aspheric optic design (patent pending), which is optimized for the...

2011-03-15 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the availability of enhancements to its CODE V® optical design and analysis software. CODE V 10.3 delivers new design and analysis capabilities that enable optical designers to more easily take advantage of the unique image quality and cost benefits that aspheres offer....

2010-03-10 06:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the TECNIS® Multifocal 1-Piece intraocular lens (IOL) for cataract patients with and without presbyopia. Intraocular lenses are implanted in a patient's eye after the removal of the natural lens that has become clouded by a cataract. Conventional monofocal IOLs are designed to focus primarily at one distance and do...

2010-01-04 10:05:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb today announced that it is launching the Crystalens® AO, the first aberration-free accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) with aspheric optics to cataract surgeons worldwide. The announcement follows the recent FDA approval of this newest Bausch & Lomb surgical product. The Crystalens AO, combined with the successful Crystalens HD and the Crystalens Five-0, will further establish Crystalens as the market...

2009-12-02 17:31:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Intraocular Lenses - A Global Market Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164287/Intraocular-Lenses---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html With the aging of baby boomers, vision care is undisputedly an expanding segment of the medical industry. Rising incidences of cataract, a leading cause for vision loss among the aging population and ongoing product innovations...

2009-07-07 09:31:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LightPath Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPTH), is pleased to announce that it has begun shipments of molded aspheric lenses to several large OEM manufacturers of consumer and industrial laser tools. These shipments are to satisfy contracts with our OEM partners that we announced in January and June of 2008. LightPath Technologies has completed the qualification process for the lenses to be supplied under the contracts and is increasing its...

2009-04-16 05:30:00

New Aspheric NTIOL Implanted through the Smallest Micro-Incision using nanoPOINT(TM) Pricing of Toric IOL Product Line Lowered to Assist Ophthalmic Practices MONROVIA, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced the release of its Afinity Collamer Aspheric Single Piece New Technology Intraocular Lens (NTIOL). NTIOLs are Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)...


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