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2014-09-15 08:28:31

Appointment of Healthcare Industry Leader Expands STAAR's Board to Eight MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Louis E. Silverman, to the Company's Board. Mr. Silverman is currently the Chairman and CEO of privately held Advanced ICU Care, Inc. a rapidly growing technology...

2014-09-11 08:27:52

11th Annual Visian ICL(TM) Experts Meeting to Attract Over 250 Participants MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today provided a preview of the activities comprising the Company's largest presence ever at the 2014 Congress of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) to be held in London, September 13 - 17, 2014. During...

2014-08-28 08:27:45

MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that management will present at the Baird 2014 Health Care Conference at the New York Palace Hotel on Wednesday, September 3 at 7:15 a.m. PT/10:15 a.m. ET. Barry Caldwell, President and CEO will offer a general overview of the Company's current business trends, financial results,...

2014-08-22 23:04:50

Braverman Eye Center now offers advanced surgical treatment for Lasik in Fort Lauderdale at the most affordable cost. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Braverman Eye Center is now offering advanced surgical treatment for Lasik in Fort Lauderdale at the most affordable fee. They are on the mission to help patients get better eyesight through their advanced Lasik treatments. LASIK is a highly successful laser vision correction treatment available worldwide and the Braverman...

2014-07-29 23:01:56

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses. For many, the very first thing they do each morning is put on glasses to see their clock or make their way to the bathroom. These same individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when using their glasses because of cataracts. Cataracts may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. They can make...

2014-07-28 16:27:18

Moved to Thursday Allowing Senior Management Attendance at the Funeral Services for Hideo Watanabe, President of STAAR Japan MONROVIA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye has rescheduled the release of its second quarter results and conference call with investors to July 31, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EDT from July 30, 2014. The Company rescheduled the...

2014-07-21 12:25:00

Prof. Koch joins other thought leaders in ophthalmology and optometry to help guide PowerVision through the development and launch of the first lens implant to restore clear vision at all distances BELMONT, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that Douglas D. Koch, M.D., the Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair of Ophthalmology, and Professor of Ophthalmology, at...

2014-07-17 08:29:09

VICTUS Platform Offers One of the Largest Arrays of FDA-Cleared Applications for Femto-Assisted Cataract and Refractive Surgery LAVAL, Quebec, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bausch + Lomb has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VICTUS(®) Femtosecond Laser Platform for laser-assisted lens fragmentation* during cataract...

2014-07-16 08:27:26

MONROVIA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended July 4, 2014 on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 after the market close. STAAR will host a conference call and video webcast on Wednesday, July 30 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern / 2:00 p.m. Pacific to discuss these results and...

2014-07-14 08:26:54

UITHOORN, The Netherlands, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - HOYA signs a multiple-year contract with Eye diagnostics innovator i-Optics to offer opticians the EasyScan 3 minute eye care test services for life-long eye health. i-Optics, the inventor of the Easyscan retinal imaging device and HOYA Vision Care signed a multiple-year contract to launch a unique collaboration in the optical retail market. i-Optics developed the EasyScan to make medical grade images of...


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