implantable contact lens


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implantable contact lens

Ophthalmology A refractive lens implanted over the natural lens of the eye for correcting myopia and farsightedness. See Myopia.
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NASDAQ:STAA) today announced that Health Canada, Canada's primary healthcare regulatory agency, has granted the company approval to begin clinical trials of its revolutionary Implantable Contact Lens (ICL).
6, 1997--STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the company to begin Phase II of its clinical trials for the revolutionary Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) to correct myopia.
Our revolutionary Implantable Contact Lens, the ICL, which is used for refractive vision correction, completed FDA Phase I clinical trials.
STAAR also markets, in select foreign countries, two new products: a "wick" style glaucoma implant for the treatment of glaucoma and an implantable contact lens for the treatment of near and farsightedness.
We continue to see solid sales increases for our core line of intraocular lenses for cataract replacement, and are seeing increasing international demand for our new Implantable Contact Lens (ICL), Glaucoma Wick and other products," said John R.
During 1996 STAAR Surgical launched internationally the Implantable Contact Lens (ICL), which promises to revolutionize the ophthalmic refractive market.

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