STAAR Surgical announced that the FDA, in a letter dated August 23, stated that it has determined that STAAR has provided sufficient data to support initiation of a human clinical study in the United States of the EVO/EVO+ VISIAN Implantable Collamer
Lens for Myopia, and EVO/EVO+ VISIAN Toric Implantable Collamer
Lens for Myopia with Astigmatism.
In 1997, the V4 Implantable Collamer
(or contact) Lens (ICL) (Staar Surgical, Monrovia, CA) was approved for use in the UK.
However, for those who look for options other than corneal based procedures, there are Implantable Collamer
Lenses or simply ICLs.
Ross McKenzie, Marc Miller, Nancy Collamer
and Richard Eisenberg.
[20.] Lee SW, Piersel WC, Friedlander R, Collamer
The most detailed data with the highest level of evidence on the ECD loss after a posterior chamber pIOL (Visian implantable Collamer
lens, STAAR Surgical, Nidau, Switzerland) were reported during the prospective, multicenter U.S.
Komatsu, "Visual Performance after Implantable Collamer
Lens Implantation and Wavefront-Guided Laser In Situ Keratomileusis for High Myopia," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Hyperopic shift in refraction associated with implantation of the single-piece Collamer
- US-based medical device maker Staar Surgical Company's (NASDAQ: STAA) EVO Visian ICL implantable collamer
lens has been approved for distribution in Canada by the Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada, the company said.
Montalban, "More than a decade of experience with implantable collamer
lens," Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol.
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Effective 19 August 2015, Dr Holliday will lead the company's strategic initiative in building a research and development continuum incorporating its proprietary Collamer
material and expanding into new areas of opportunity benefiting myopic, presbyopic and cataract vision care lenses and delivery systems.