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    STAAR Surgical Company (STAA)

    6.28 Up 0.04(0.64%) Feb 12, 4:00PM EST
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    STAAR Surgical Company
    1911 Walker Avenue
    Monrovia, CA 91016
    United States - Map
    Phone: 626-303-7902
    Fax: 626-359-8402
    Website: http://www.staar.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Medical Instruments & Supplies
    Full Time Employees:300

    Business Summary 

    STAAR Surgical Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells implantable lenses for the eye, and delivery systems to deliver lenses into the eye. The company offers implantable collamer lenses (ICL) comprising Visian ICL to treat visual disorders, such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia; and Hyperopic ICL, which treats far-sightedness. It also provides invasive intraocular lenses (IOL) that include aspheric IOLs that produce a clearer image than traditional spherical lenses; nanoFLEX IOL, a single piece collamer aspheric optic; Toric IOL for cataract patients to treat pre-existing astigmatism; and Preloaded Injector, a silicone or acrylic IOL preloaded into a single-use disposable injector. In addition, the company sells surgical products, and other related instruments and devices; and manufactures AquaFlow device for the treatment of glaucoma. It markets its products to health care providers, including surgical centers, hospitals, managed care providers, health maintenance organizations, group purchasing organizations, and government facilities. The company offers its products primarily under the STAAR, Visian, Collamer, CentraFLOW, AquaPORT, nanoFLEX, nanoPOINT, Epiphany, and AquaFlow names. It sells products directly through its sales representatives in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Spain, as well as through independent distributors in approximately 60 countries worldwide. STAAR Surgical Company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Monrovia, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    STAAR Surgical Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 6.
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    Key Executives 
    Ms. Caren L. Mason , 62
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Chairman of Quality & Regulatory Committee
    Mr. Stephen P. Brown , 57
    Chief Financial Officer and VP
    Mr. Samuel J. Gesten J.D., 54
    VP of Bus. Devel., Corp. Compliance Officer, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Mr. James Francese , 52
    VP of Global Marketing
    Ms. Deborah Andrews , 59
    Chief Accounting Officer and VP
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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