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STAAR Surgical's Visian ICL Procedure Performed Live on NBC's Today show
Date:3/4/2008

MONROVIA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, congratulates Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler on his live surgical procedure on NBC's Today Show this morning correcting NBCSports.com columnist Alan Abrahamson's vision with STAAR's Visian ICL lenses.

The Visian ICL is the only foldable, minimally invasive lens approved in the U.S. for the correction of myopia, or nearsightedness, in adults. It can be especially useful in patients such as Abrahamson, who had a high prescription requirement to correct his nearsighted vision. The Visian ICL is approved for myopic patients as low as -3.0 diopters and delivers exceptional clarity and quality of vision.

During the brief procedure, which commonly takes 15 to 20 minutes per eye, Dr. Boxer Wachler made a micro incision to allow positioning of the implant behind the iris and in front of the natural lens. Both eyes were corrected during the show and Abrahamson was asked about any pain during the procedure by Meredith Vieira, co-anchor of the Today Show, to which he responded, "I cannot feel a thing." Before the procedure Abrahamson was unable to see the largest letter on the standard vision chart. Post-operatively, he said he could see "crisply and cleanly." He showed significant improvement instantaneously.

The Today Show segments can be viewed at:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/23463382#23463382

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