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FDA Advisory Panel Supports Staar Surgical Visian Toric Lens

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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FDA’s Ophthalmic Devices Panel voted in favor of Staar Surgical’s Visian toric implantable collamer lens to correct myopic astigmatism in adults ages 21 to 45. Earlier safety and missing data questions on the lenses were reviewed, but ultimately, the panel said the product’s proposed indication outweighed risk for use in specified patients.

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