STAAR Surgical To Present At The 33rd Annual Canaccord Growth Conference

   STAAR Surgical To Present At The 33rd Annual Canaccord Growth Conference

PR Newswire

MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013

MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:
STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses
for the eye, today announced that it will participate in the 33^rd Annual
Canaccord Growth Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston. STAAR's
presentation will be on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Barry G. Caldwell, President and CEO, will review the Company's recent
financial results and current business developments. James Francese, Vice
President, Global Marketing, will also be attending. STAAR will offer a live
webcast of its presentation on the Company's website, www.staar.com, under
Investor Information. An archived replay of the presentation will be available
for 90 days, also at www.staar.com.

About STAAR Surgical

STAAR, which has been dedicated solely to ophthalmic surgery for over 25
years, designs, develops, manufactures and markets implantable lenses for the
eye and delivery systems therefor. All of these lenses are foldable, which
permits the surgeon to insert them through a small incision. STAAR's lens
used in refractive surgery as an alternative to LASIK is called an Implantable
Collamer® Lens or "ICL." A lens used to replace the natural lens after
cataract surgery is called an intraocular lens or "IOL." Over 350,000 Visian
ICLs have been implanted to date; to learn more about the ICL go to:
www.visianinfo.com. STAAR has approximately 300 full time employees and
markets lenses in over 60 countries. Headquartered in Monrovia, CA, it
manufactures in the following locations: Nidau, Switzerland; Ichikawa City,
Japan; Aliso Viejo, CA; and Monrovia, CA. For more information, please visit
the Company's website at www.staar.com or call 626-303-7902.

Collamer® is the registered trademark for STAAR's proprietary biocompatible
collagen copolymer lens material.

CONTACT:
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SOURCE STAAR Surgical Company

Website: http://www.staar.com