Presbyopia at Arm's Length
This article was originally published in Start Up
VCs have funded at least a dozen start-ups working in presbyopia, including C&C Vision, whose founder Stuart Cumming has been quietly working on an accomodating intraocular lens for more than ten years. With the FDA's Ophthalmic Devices Panel unanimously recommending premarket approval of C&C Vision's CrystaLens accommodating intraocular lens for cataract patients, his firm is very close to being able to reap a first-mover advantage in this new market.
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