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Last $7.51 USD
Change Today +0.13 / 1.76%
Volume 175.8K
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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.

300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/15
Founded in 1982

staar surgical co (STAA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $122.0K
Vice President, Corporate Compliance Officer,...
Total Annual Compensation: $377.4K
Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $334.4K
Vice President of Global Research & Developme...
Total Annual Compensation: $366.7K
Vice President of Global Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $324.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

staar surgical co (STAA) Key Developments

STAAR Surgical Company Announces Executive Changes

STAAR Surgical Company has named Caren Mason as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Ms. Mason, who was elected to STAAR's Board of Directors in June 2014, and was appointed by the Board to chair the Quality and Regulatory Committee in September 2014, replaces Barry G. Caldwell who retired as of March 1, 2015. Ms. Mason joins STAAR after most recently serving as CEO of, and then advisor to, Verinta Health. Previously, she served as President & CEO of publicly traded Quidel Corporation between 2004 and 2009.

STAAR Surgical Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended January 2, 2015

STAAR Surgical Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 2, 2015. For the quarter, sales were $16.6 million compared with $18.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. The GAAP net loss was $2.5 million or $0.07 on a per diluted share basis, compared with a net loss of $876,000 or $0.02 on a per diluted share basis, in the fourth quarter of 2013. Adjusted net loss (excluding manufacturing consolidation expenses for the prior year's quarter, gain (loss) on foreign currency transactions, stock-based compensation expense and FDA panel and remediation expenses) was $1.2 million or $0.03 per diluted share versus adjusted net income for the prior year's quarter of $850,000 or $0.02 per diluted share. Operating income was $3.74 million compared to $1.25 million a year ago. Loss before provision (benefit) for income taxes was $3.93 million compared to $1.05 million a year ago. During the quarter, the company used $3.5 million in cash for operating activities and $1.5 million for the purchase of property and equipment. For the fiscal year, the company reported net sales of $74.99 million an increase of 4% compared to $72.22 million for the fiscal year 2013 and increased 6% on a constant currency basis. The GAAP net loss was $8.4 million or $0.22 on a per diluted share basis, compared to net income of $398,000 or $0.01 on a per diluted share basis for the prior year. Adjusted net income was $779,000 or $0.02 per diluted share versus adjusted net income of $7.5 million or $0.19 per diluted share for the prior year. Operating loss was $8.03 million compared to operating income of $0.700 million a year ago. Loss before provision (benefit) for income taxes was $8.65 million compared to income before provision (benefit) for income taxes of $1.11 million a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $7.95 million compared to net cash provided by operating activities of $3.36 million a year ago. Acquisition of property and equipment was $4.05 million compared to $3.45 million a year ago.

STAAR Surgical Company to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Feb 25, 2015

STAAR Surgical Company announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 4:30 PM, US Eastern Standard Time on Feb 25, 2015


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